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European Mentoring & Coaching Council

Professional excellence in coaching and mentoring

EMCC UK Membership

EMCCUK logo European Mentoring and Coaching Council

CoachDirectors is an active member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC UK).

EMCC UK is an independent, impartial and non-profit making organisation. In the UK they currently have around 1,500 individual and corporate members, including individual coaches and mentors, public and private organisations (some with a varied number of in-house coaches and mentors, others who buy executive coaching and mentoring services), training companies, academic institutions and research bodies.


Strategic Alignment

The five-year strategic plan of EMCC UK has the following objectives:

  • Supporting organisations to embed high-quality coaching and mentoring in their management practice
  • Raising the quality of mentoring and coaching for the benefit of society
  • Developing a learning and innovative UK community of coaches and mentors
  • Making European Individual Accreditation a natural career step for professional coaches and mentors

The European Mentoring & Coaching Council UK has also set its sights on tackling confusion in the marketplace by building further on existing alliances between professional bodies. They also want to restore the balance between coaching and mentoring within EMCC UK activities so that mentoring is not sidelined.

These aims and objectives are strategically aligned with our own philosophy and target the same corporate/organisational audience.


The Professional Choice

CoachDirectors believe EMCC UK is the coaching/mentoring membership organisation of choice for those involved in professional coaching and mentoring within a corporate or organisational environment. A growing number of organisations in the UK agree with us and these include internationally renowned brands who also share a similar approach to upholding the highest possible standards within coaching and mentoring.

Well known names amongst corporate members include Babcock plc; BDO LLP; Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Deloitte LLP; Dentons LLP; Ernst & Young (EY); Euroclear; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Grant Thornton; Hogan Lovells International LLP; KPMG; Leeds City Council; Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust; London Ambulance Service NHS Trust; London Borough of Ealing; McBride; National Health Service (NHS).

Academic members include: Coventry University; Edinburgh University; Henley Business School; University of Reading; Huddersfield University; Manchester Metropolitan University; Staffordshire University; University of Bristol; University of Cumbria; University of Derby; University of Hertfordshire; University of Middlesex; University of Wolverhampton.

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