A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
Nelson Mandela


Kerry Gilmour
MSc Counselling Psychology
Diploma Personal/Exec Coaching
Graduate Diploma – Career Development


Kerry Gilmour, Director at Sequoia Coaching & Consulting, is a coach and trainer with over 15 years experience of working with individuals, teams and organisations in the UK and Australia.

Kerry’s career began with her psychology training where she worked with children and adults. From there she moved in to policy and project work in government, working on cutting edge, change management programs.

In 2006, Kerry qualified as a personal and executive coach through the Institute of Leadership and Management, London, combining her organisational development and counselling experience. She currently provides a range of personal and professional coaching services whilst developing a niche market in career coaching. Kerry completed a graduate certificate in career development in 2014 and works with adults and teenagers.

 Kerry’s diploma is accredited by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and has earned the prestigious European Quality Award. Kerry is also applying for membership with the International Coaching Federation.

Kerry has not-for-profit Board level experience, having been chair of a women’s health organisation in London and a Montessori pre-school Board in Sydney.

Kerry is Sydney based and offers coaching services mainly on the northern beaches, north shore and in the city centre. She also conducts coaching by telephone and/or Skype.

One of Kerry’s greatest joys in life is being mum to her two children.

As a coach – Kerry is passionate about people living resilient, supported and fulfilled personal and professional lives. Her core skills are in the application of counselling psychology and coaching principles and methods; and, in particular, Kerry is known to respectfully challenge unhelpful assumptions and beliefs that create obstacles to achieving goals.
As a consultant – Kerry brings a combination of strong project management skills along with exceptional people skills, which taken together enable her clients to engage their stakeholders effectively to achieve project outcomes.