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University of Bath

Kate Elliott BSc, MSc, MBPsS Learning & Organisational Development Manager

Member of the University of Bath internal coaching network.


Kate joined the University of Bath in January 2018 and has over 10 years experience working in change management, leadership and organisational development roles. She is committed to both individual and organisational development and believes strongly that we all have the innate capability to solve our own problems and reach our goals. Kate has a keen interest in psychology, and in particular the field of positive psychology, which focuses on what enables us to thrive.

Kate has a Masters degree in Psychology and holds the ILM Level 5 coaching qualification, and has a number of years’ experience of using coaching techniques within Higher Education. She recently completed a post-qualification course on Compassion Focused Coaching and she focuses on providing a safe and supportive space to explore challenges and to help develop insight, clarify goals and make positive changes.


Particular areas of interest in relation to coaching:

  • Maintaining wellbeing and balance

  • Successful transitions and sustaining behavioural change

  • Professional relationships and communication challenges

  • Management and leadership capability

  • Building confidence


Kate is part of the Workforce Development Team and manages projects, interventions and services with an emphasis on creating, implementing and sustaining change in management, leadership, and organisational development. Kate also manages the University of Bath coaching service

University of Bath – Learning & Organisational Development Manager, January 2018 – present

University of Bristol – Change Manager, July 2012 – January 2018

BG Group – Community Manager, January 2011- October 2012

Audit Commission – Knowledge Specialist, June 2007 - March 2011


  • ILM Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring
  • MSc Psychology
  • Strengthscope ® Practitioner
  • Change Management Practitioner (APMG)
  • British Psychological Society Member
  • BPS Special Interest Group, Coaching Psychology Member