The team

Sir Steve Redgrave CBE


As one of an elite group of only 5 athletes in history to have achieved 5 gold medals in consecutive Olympic Games, Sir Steve Redgrave is without doubt Britain’s greatest Olympian and indeed one of the greatest Olympians the world has ever seen. more>

Paul Barker

Managing Partner

Blending winning edge performance, personal growth and sustainable change, Paul is a professional coach working with senior leaders and their teams. With extensive business leadership experience, he is familiar with the challenges, language and necessities of the territory. more>

Bill Barry


Bill is a coach to athletes in the UK Olympic rowing team as well as a coach to business leaders and their teams. He combines a unique track record as an Olympic silver medallist with a business career that led him to be Chief Executive of an international, publicly listed advertising company. more> 

James Caplin

Managing Partner

James is dedicated to helping people, teams and organisations transform themselves in order to create increasingly excellent results. He’s a highly trained and experienced coach and workshop leader with worldwide corporate clients in major companies. more>

Eleanor Yearwood


Eleanor specialises in Leadership Development. With over 17 years experience as a General Manager in the hospitality industry, she has a wealth of skill and experience in how to manage, motivate and influence people so as to get the best from them. more> 


CDEV (23v3)

Philip Brew

Lead Coach

Philip is a highly experienced executive coach and a leader in the development of the coaching profession. A Master Certified Coach with 17 years’ professional coaching experience, he is a gifted facilitator of in-depth change and growth. more>

Helen Green

Helen Green


Helen works with leaders and their teams to improve performance. She is passionate about unlocking inherent, yet often untapped potential, and reducing the interference that regularly gets in the way. more>



In addition, Personal-Best International has a global network of Olympic athletes, supporting our delivery of international programmes.

If you’d like to explore how our team can support you,  contact