University of Bath

Anna Franklin Department Coordinator

Member of the University of bath internal coaching network

Role

Anna joined the University in 2015 as the Department Coordinator in the Biology & Biochemistry Department and is a relatively new member of the Coaching Network. Outside of working at the University of Bath, Anna is completing her 'Diploma in Life Coaching' and coaching clients on a range of career or personal issues.

Research

Particular areas of interest in relation to coaching are helping individuals in:

Returning to work after major illness or significant life trauma Building confidence & resilience Personal Development and work/life balance Improving performance and effectiveness at work Communication/Interpersonal skills, difficult conversations Managing key relationships professional and personal

Career

Anna has been working with all types of professionals from start-ups to entrepreneurs, managers and private individuals, identifying strategies and goals to propel them forward and overcome a fear of change. Undertaken with complete confidence with the aim of delivering real results both personally and professionally. Anna supports the client in gaining clarity about what they want to achieve in life whether it is in the short, medium or long term.

Education

Immediately before joining the University Anna ran her own merchandise and events business, a significant change of direction after a fifteen year career in marketing; working in the sports, finance and automotive sectors. The common focus throughout her career has been on building strong business partnerships and then managing those relationships effectively.  On a personal level Anna is adept in helping clients who want to move forward in their lives with confidence and in a happy, productive way after experiencing the impact of a significant traumatic life event such a divorce, single parenthood, bereavement or illness.