Nicholas Foster

Executive & Life Coach
Hello there, my name is Nicholas Foster. I am an executive & life coach.

I spent 15 years as a successful leader at Credit Suisse and UBS. During this time, I built and led global teams of over 300 people, managed complex strategic change programmes of up to $40m and was accountable for one of the most critical trade management systems in the bank.

In parallel to growing this successful career, I got married to my wife Debby and became a dad to two amazing children.

During my 18 years as a dad, I have discovered there are three areas of my life that contribute to me being a happy dad.

1. Having a great relationship with my family.
2. Feeling successful in doing the work I enjoy.
3. Enjoying myself with my mates and doing things that re-energise me.

When one of these areas of my life was not going well, I became stuck on what to do. As the years went on and I still couldn’t figure out the answer, I became unhappy, stressed and anxious. One evening my little girl asked me why I was always such a grumpy dad. Wow, that was a smack in the face and a trigger that I had to do something. I hired a coach to help me, and now happy dad is back.

From that day on, my mission is to help other successful dads overcome what’s stopping them from being the happy dad they want to be.

If the above resonates then don’t wait for grumpy dad to turn up, book a call and we can discuss how we get you unstuck.

Nicholas is an excellent mentor and coach. Using his wealth of management experience, he has helped me drive my career and overcome challenges that I face.

Andrew Freed

Andrew Freed

Nick is an incredible mentor and coach. Having worked in his team at Credit Suisse and learning from his leadership and people skills, I am glad he has considered coaching through his venture ‘Develite’. I have been following his blogs and it has helped me a lot and I highly recommend people to read them and connect with Nick to receive his coaching for personal and professional development.

Keta Desai

Keta Desai

I would wholeheartedly recommend Nick to anyone who is looking to challenge and improve themselves whilst staying true to who the want to be.

Tom Wallis

Tom Wallis

Nick’s coaching helped me stop feeling completely overwhelmed by workload and shown me how I can take a calm step by step approach to decide what I need to achieve and then work out a logical order of tasks to get there.

Nathalie Christmann-Cooper

Nathalie Christmann-Cooper

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