Helping people work together

More about Diamond Edge UK


A pioneering team of consultants working within team development and executive coaching - at Diamond Edge we help people work together better.

Focusing on communication, creativity, trust and emotional intelligence we help people empower themselves and those around them in the workplace.

• breaking through barriers of habit and perception

• establishing and embedding the right culture to collectively achieve

• creating powerful joint and individual leadership and performance

Team Development Supporting your organisation

Team working can be a hugely empowering and rewarding way for people to pool resources, skills and creativity to achieve a shared vision. It can also be a toxic mix of strained relationships, conflicting goals and poor decision making.

Personal Development Supporting you

Personal development coaching addresses the many different calls on our time and energy and how we adapt and cope. Not simply to make it through the next day or week, but to develop and flourish as individuals, parents and professionals.

Leadership Development Championing your role

Unlocking your potential and helping you develop your strengths through leadership, we work with managers, board members, CEOs, entrepreneurs and executives to create positive, personal change and professional success.

Satisfied clients

Hours a day

Project in work


The Coaches

Inspiring brilliance, unleashing magic in teams and individuals

Jan Portillo


What people say

  • “Coaching brought me confidence, clarity and calmness at a very challenging and critical part of my life…”

    Jenny Sullivan, Head of CEO’s Office, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • “The afternoon’s exercise has clearly given us all a good deal of food for thought about what we bring to the organisation, our styles, what we need from each other, and how we can exploit our capability as a team in challenging times.”

    Chief Executive, Large London City Council
  • “… highly supportive but challenging … It made me think deeply about what I wanted and where I wanted to be. It also gave me some very practical and pragmatic steps which moved me towards my goal in a very short space of time.”

    Andrew Ruddick, Six Sigma Champion, DuPont Teijin Films
Diamond Edge UK

Recent Articles

30 October 2015

I Am a Procrastinator…

I’ll also do anything rather than the thing I know I should!

I have thought about writing this article many times.  Today, I set aside some time to sit down and put pen to paper, but after I’d gone for a brisk walk, checked my emails, checked my Facebook news feed, tidied up my desk, rewritten my to do list and had a coffee, I still had not begun… Why?

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30 September 2015

Diversity – ‘Still voices, distant lives’

A lot has been written about ‘diversity’ and most of us think we know what it means.  A popular word, diversity is the term used to describe the differences between us.  This may be in race, politics, gender, ethnicity, culture, language and background. There is a wealth of legislation covering these areas, yet, despite the existence of equality and diversity policies it still remains an issue for most organisations.

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30 August 2015

Change, Trust and the Nature of Teams

Change is inevitable, but not always welcome. Change is a sign of life and teams that are changing are living breathing entities, vibrant and alive. Teams that are not experiencing change are often ‘dead’ and stuck. Change can bring excitement and creativity but it also can be dogged by fear and resistance.

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