Rosemary Sandham

Rosemary Sandham (BA, BSc, MA)

Executive Coach, Mindfulness Trainer and Psychotherapist

Rosemary has over 25 years combined experience in business including working at board level as a trustee, and as a chief executive in various organisations, including in the health sector developing hospitals and subsequently in housing. She is also a professional executive coach, leadership mentor, action learning facilitator, mindfulness teacher, and counsellor / psychotherapist.

In 2006, Rosemary set up a leadership consultancy and works in organisations as a leadership/action learning facilitator, executive coach and mindfulness trainer. She also has a private psychotherapy practice.

Rosemary works with the corporate and private sectors, NHS, local authorities, the housing sector, and charitable organisations. Her own personal experience as a senior business leader enables her to relate to the specific pressures, challenges, and politics around delivery at a senior level.

She teaches mindfulness to a wide range of individuals and organisations including CNA Hardy, Estee Lauder, Spotify, Chartered Institute of Housing, Fabrick, TLC, Guys Hospital (Managers Programme), City of London, Kirklees Housing, Hyde Housing, Second Half Centre and Hestia (Mindful Leadership Programme). She is also one of the principle teachers with The Mindfulness Project in London.

Rosemary is skilled at helping people become inspirational and effective leaders, who are self aware, emotionally intelligent, resilient, competent in managing and motivating their staff, and who deliver high quality services for their clients. She has a particular interest in helping organisations develop mindful leaders and mindful workplaces.

Through collaboration with A Resilient Mind, Rosemary offers various services including:

  • Training & Development – programmes focussed on developing mindful leaders and mindfulness training to develop resilience. Include strategic away days for senior managers, leadership facilitation, leadership retreats, psychometric profiling (Firo), mindful and compassionate leadership training, mindfulness based approaches training, and developing coaching skills;
  • Coaching, mentor and facilitator services;
  • Workplace Mindfulness Training (TME evidenced based programme), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Mindful Self Compassion programmes;
  • Action learning facilitation;
  • Psychotherapy/counselling.

Rosemary trained as a mindfulness teacher at Bangor University Centre for Mindfulness Research & Practice, Oxford Mindfulness Centre and The Mindfulness Exchange.

She is a accredited by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) and a member of the Association for Coaching (Professional Coach ILM Diploma in Executive Coaching & Leadership Mentoring (level 7)), and the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.