Sarah Winckless MBESenior Business Coach
Sarah Winckless is a highly experienced executive coach, working globally with both individuals and teams to drive a sustainable competitive advantage for their organisations. She looks to enable each individual in a team to deliver their potential, whilst contributing to and supporting the overall results of the group. Challenging, warm and perceptive, she has supported many senior executives to unlock their own and their teams’ performance often through maximising strengths and removing barriers.
An Olympic and World Champion medallist with over 20 years' experience in high performance sport who has successfully made the transition into strategic sports management and corporate development at Executive Board level
Her own leadership skills are demonstrated through leading three successful Team GB and Team England campaigns most recently as Chef de Mission for Team England at 2018 Commonwealth Games. She is a former Board Member of the British Olympic Association, and currently is a NED for UK Anti-Doping.
Sarah still stays involved in her own sport, being an active participant on the water, a Henley Steward and a Boat Race Umpire. She loves being outside, whether participating in some physical activity or growing plants. An important part of her extracurricular activities also surrounds the Huntington’s community, she is Patron of the SHA and particular loves supporting the young carers at their annual summer camp.
She was awarded an MBE for Services to Sport and Young People in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2015, and the Sky Sports Helen Rollason Award for Inspiration in 2013.