Jan Sherwood

Presentation Skills &

Executive Coaching



Jan Sherwood is an executive and presentation skills coach.  She has 25 years' experience in the field of corporate communication and development where she facilitates communication development for individuals and many well-known, multi-national companies.  


Jan relocated from the USA to the UK after earning her BA in Law & Society at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  She was the Operations Manager for the audio-teleconferencing firm, Darome.   She then moved across into Live Event Production and Corporate Communications where she performed a variety of roles: Producer, facilitator, graphic designer,  consultant, presentation skills trainer and executive coach. 


She has an MSc in Human Resources Management and is an accredited NLP Master Practitioner, International Coach Federation (ICF) Coach and Margerison-McCann Team Management Profiling System Practitioner.  She has trained in Language & Behaviour (LAB) personality profiling.  She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). She has studied classical voice for over 20 years.




Jan works with clients to help them gain clarity on the issues facing them.  She helps them explore the choices they have, define what they want and how they are going to achieve it.  She also helps enable them to draw on, and raise their awareness of, their own aptitudes and inner resources.  As a presentation skills trainer and coach, she has developed a quick and effective method for building on a speaker’s natural ability to communicate with their audience.  Having studied classical voice for many years, she uses that knowledge to further enhance the abilities of those she trains.   She also designs, delivers and facilitates dynamic coaching and presentation skills training workshops.



3M Healthcare, Abbey National, Alliance & Leicester, Allen & Overy, American Express, Amgen, British Airways, British Telecom, Bristol & West,  Carphone Warehouse, Clerical Medical, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, The Evening Standard, Eversheds, Fidelity Investments, Flextech, General Motors, GlaxoSmithKlein, Harley-Davidson, Headcount, Honda, ITNET, Jack Morton, Laing Homes,  Land Rover, Lloyds TSB, Mercury, Microsoft, OgilvyOne, PGI Europe, Porsche, Reed Employment, Reuters, Rolls-Royce & Bentley Motor Cars, Royal London, SAS UK, Scottish Amicable, Scottish Water, Scottish Widows, Sesame, Seat, Starbucks, Unilever Faberge, United Distillers and Vintners, Vodafone, Wilkinson Sword, Wrigleys, Telewest

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