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Spark Coaching and Training

Julia Menaul is an Executive Coach and Supervisor at the practice she set up, Spark Coaching and Training, in 2001. With a 20 year background in facilitating groups, Julia has trained managers in coaching skills in the public, private and not for profit sectors. Some her clients have included Manchester City Council, The Fire Service, Timpson Ltd, Kepak Foods Ltd, Salford University, Central Manchester NHS Trust, Co-op Group, Network Warrington, Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust  and Hull College.

Julia is the Regional Co coordinator for the Association of Coaching Supervisors in the Northwest.

Julia started her career in retail operations for Lewis’s Ltd, Littlewoods and Mackays. After discovering her passion for people development she became a trainer at Help the Aged and then became UK Training Manager for Dedicated Micros, one of the worlds leading manufacturers of CCTV and video surveillance equipment. Before becoming an independent coach in 2001, Julia was the first female Head of Training at Greater Manchester Magistrates Courts responsible for all staff and management development.

Julia is an Accredited Coach with the Association for Coaching and has a BA in Psychology, post graduate diplomas in Human Resource Development and in Executive Coaching plus supervision qualifications from Bath Consultancy Group and the Coaching Supervision Academy.

She is a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Personnel &Development and Institute of Training & Occupational Learning.