About Kingstown College
About Kingstown College
Kingstown College is based in Ireland and is leading provider of education for leaders and professionals who seek to advance their skills and knowledge in the disciplines of leadership, coaching, training, business, marketing and law.
Students can expect to meet enthusiastic and expert lecturers and tutors during their time with Kingstown College and will have the opportunity to continue a journey of research and education as they join Kingstown College graduates in progressing their Continuing Professional Development.
Kingstown College is the education division of Executive Coaching Solutions Ltd which is approved and accredited by organisations such as
– International Coaching Federation
– European Mentoring and Coaching Council
– QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) and
– ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management)
Course Director – Paula King
Director of Kingstown College, Paula is a psychologist and leadership coach. She is registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) on the Register of Competence in Psychological Testing. She is a member of the Society for Coaching Psychology. Paula holds an MSc in Coaching and Organisational Development from Portsmouth University and is Past President of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) Ireland. She is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She holds accreditation from the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry and embraces absolutely the approach to strengths-inspired instead of problematizing change.
Paula has received the prestigious ‘Best Global Coaching Leaders’ Award which was presented to her in Mumbai in February 2017 and is the first Executive Coach in Ireland to have received this international recognition. She has won the EMCC European Coach of the Year Award 2017.
Paula has over fifteen years’ experience in executive coaching, mentoring and training and has worked with many of the leading companies internationally in this respect. She has experience, with a broad range of clients from Big 4 Accountancy to SME’s to multi-national organizations.
Paula’s current clientele consists of leaders with influence, CEOs, politicians and members of the media. She brings genuine warmth to her coaching interventions whilst consistently assisting her clients to achieve goals which may have seemed unachievable through an empathic and challenging approach.