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Yvonne Vigar

Astara Coaching


Yvonne is an experienced Business Performance Coach specialising in executive coaching, personal development, 360 Feedback for individuals and teams, Action Learning Sets (ALS) and team development. She has a BSc (Honours) Degree in Psychology, obtained a Distinction in the Masters level Advanced Certificate in Executive Coaching and is also a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner.
Having had a successful career in the NHS at Senior Management and Director level working across finance, commissioning, project management and service development, Yvonne has a breadth of management and leadership experience.

Yvonne qualified as an Executive Coach in 2009 and since then has supported organisations in and around Somerset with the coaching of Senior Managers, aspiring leaders and Clinicians. She has supported NHS South West over the past two years with their leadership programme for Clinical Commissioning Groups, specifically providing feedback on leadership skills to GP’s (Psytech Personal Benchmarking) and providing coaching developmental support where appropriate.

These are some of the areas Yvonne has supported clients with:

  • Developing understanding of learning styles and how this impacts upon performance at work

  • Developing influencing skills

  • Increasing Emotional Intelligence

  • Supporting Leadership development

  • Increasing personal resilience

  • Achieving work-life balance

  • Increasing confidence at work