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Biography

Julia Drum is an experienced coach and trainer who consolidated her experience with an M.A. in Coaching and Mentoring Practice at Oxford Brookes University in 2006 and a post - Masters Certificate in Supervision for coaching and Mentoring in 2008. Her speciality is Media and Presentation Coaching, drawing on her background in theatre and broadcasting underpinned by sound educational theory. She started out as an actor and director in the theatre and also worked in education as a lecturer and drama teacher. Her broadcasting experience comprised 3 years in Singapore (as writer, presenter and director) and 17 years with the BBC in the UK (as a director/producer and finally, senior producer). Since establishing ‘Julia Drum Associates’ in 1996, she has coached and trained people at all levels in organisations including CEOs and directors and partners in sectors as varied as:

Accounting, Banking, Broadcasting, Charities, Construction, Education, Financial Services, Graphic Design, Health, Insurance, IT, Legal Services, the Motor Industry, Music, Packaging, Photographic, Public Relations, Publishing, Recruitment, Retail, Risk Management, Safety, Scientific, Sport, Technology, Telecoms, Theatre and Travel.

Julia continues her association with the BBC and BBC World Service, using her coaching expertise, training and counselling skills for projects involving transitions, outplacement and career coaching. 

Julia demonstrates cultural sensitivity and acknowledges diversity in her work and has coached and trained people in the UK and other European countries, and Central Asia.

Her understanding of and interest in human nature developed at drama school, was built on through the psychology element of her degree and further shaped by personal experience, coaching development and supervision training.

In addition Julia has a B.A. in Education and Social Sciences as well as Voice and Drama teaching and supervision qualifications from the Central School of Speech and Drama, and the University of London. She has a Certificate from the International Phonetics Association, the WPF Certificate in Counselling Skills and Attitudes, and has been registered as a qualified user of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI ®) since 1997. She is registered with the Coaching and Mentoring Network. www.coachingnetwork.org.uk

For more information, please e-mail Julia Drum specifying how she can support your training, coaching and supervision needs.