Zoe Cohen


Zoe, Director of Shine Coaching and Consultancy is a highly experienced Ashridge Accredited Coach and Supervisor who has worked with senior leaders and their teams across almost every sector in the economy. Zoe has run her successful executive coaching practice for over 12 years, including several years as an IoD Coach.

Zoe has been passionate about nature, social justice and sustainability all her life. Originally a Director in the NHS, in 2014 she co-founded and was the volunteer Chair of a community energy company for three years. Zoe is a Carbon Literate coach and her work is expanding into the human, behavioural and psychological aspects of climate and ecological awareness and action. Zoe is also an active member of Extinction Rebellion and dedicates a significant proportion of her time to activism.

She has developed a significant ‘voice’ and following on LinkedIn for her forthright posting on all aspects of the systemic drivers and consequences of the climate and ecological emergency. Zoe has also been seeking to ‘catalyse’ her own profession in this regard, in the UK and internationally. Zoe initiated and co-wrote an open letter to the coaching profession and professional bodies in July 2019. She also speaks and writes on related topics.

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