About us


Catherine Billam

Catherine is the founder and owner of ChangeCareerCoaching.com

She has always been interested in helping people to change

Catherine has over two decades of experience helping people and organisations to change. Prior to founding Change Career Coaching, Catherine worked as a management consultant for Ernst & Young/Capgemini, specialising in Change Management and Organisation Development. She was Head of HR for AST Europe and worked for BP for five years in roles that included marketing, account management, finance and IT. She is also an associate coach for Penna Consulting PLC, who are the market leaders in outplacement services in the UK.

Catherine loves to learn. She has an MSc in Organisation Development, Post graduate Certificate in Transpersonal Arts and Practice, BA in Economic and Social  Studies.

She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), having trained at the prestigious Coaches Training Institute; and a licensed Firework career coach. She has also trained in Organisation Relationship Systems Coaching.  She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and of the Hampshire Coaching Group. She also has certificates in humanistic and psychodynamic counselling, and a diploma in NLP.

Catherine’s love of challenge and adventure is not limited to the organisations and people she works with. She has sailed across the Atlantic in a 32 foot yacht;  she is a PADI Divemaster; she has undertaken five long distance cycle rides, including the West Coasts of Scotland (from Glasgow to the Orkneys) and Ireland (from Cork to Derry); she enjoys ascending and descending mountains (on foot and on skis); she has travelled extensively in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia, including travelling overland into Tibet. She is also a fan of Wagner's operas, having travelled to Bayreuth and Nuremburg to see them as well as various opera houses in the UK.

Her curiosity and desire for self-development extends into the spiritual. She has been on numerous retreats, including Sufi, Buddhist (where she met the Dalai Lama) and Christian. She is a member of the Othona Community.

Catherine lives in Rowlands Castle, Hampshire, where she is a committee member of the Rowlands Castle Association. She is also a member of Chichester Chamber of Commerce and Industry and of Arun Speakers – her local Toastmasters public speaking club.

Other coaches

We have associate links with a number of other professional career coaches.  What they have in common is that they have a professional or corporate background, are trained coaches and have worked in the field of career coaching for some time.

If you want to see a coach face-to-face in a different part of the country, or if you want a coach with specialist industry expertise, we can recommend coaches to you.

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