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About Rose Padfield

Rose Padfield

Rose Padfield

Rose has extensive experience of working with individuals, teams and organisations, globally, both online and offline.

She holds a Masters degree in Strategic HR, and is certified to use a wide range of tools including OPQ, MBTI, EI, Firo-B, Archetypes, Hogan Personality, Development and Motives & Preferences inventories, and Cultural Transformation Tools. She’s certified by The Leadership Circle to use their LCP and LCS tools and is also a certified NLP Practitioner and Time Line Therapy Practitioner.

Rose is a Fellow of the CIPD, a graduate of Corporate Coach University (an ICF accredited qualification), and trained as a coaching supervisor with Peter Hawkins at the Bath Consultancy Group and with Robin Shohet from The Centre for Supervision and Team Development – the leading providers of coach supervision training and the authors of several books on the subject.


About Cara McCarthy

Cara McCarthyCara has spent over 20 years in industry helping organisations develop their most valuable assets: their people, teams and cultures. She is a qualified executive 1-1 coach, systemic team coach and OD consultant who works internationally across a wide variety of sectors. She is passionate about coaching her clients to lead and thrive through change and become more purposeful, aligned and accountable for achieving their shared strategic goals.

Cara holds an MSc in People & Organisational Development and a Post Graduate degree in Finance. She trained as an ORSC systems worker, and is a certified practitioner in various psychometric and insight tools, including the Leadership Circle Profile (LCP), the Collective Culture Survey, PROPHET (Predictive Role Profiling for High-Performing Executive Teams), and the Hogan suite, among others.

After working with the team for years as an associate, Cara formally partnered with Rose in 2023 under The Padfield Partnership brand.


About the Padfield Partnership

Rose launched The Padfield Partnership in 2000.

Since then, she has built a network of consultants with complementary abilities, styles and approaches, meaning there is a mix of different skills for you to draw on, depending on the blend of experience you require.

Everyone in the team is commercially astute, with strong influencing, coaching and facilitation skills. Our practical and goal-orientated approach to business is balanced by the ability to inspire people to achieve personal success.

Our methodology includes consultation, facilitation and coaching.

Our results are demonstrated by an impressive client list, glowing testimonials and range of successful case studies across each area of our expertise.