Meet the Team

Alexander is led by a powerful team of world-class executive coaches who have all been successful leaders themselves.

John Ainley

Chairman, Advisor & Coach

John’s deep experience of working at the very top of global companies, combined with his extensive coaching skills and experience, have made him a highly sought after executive coach for CEOs, boards and leadership teams.

Becky Falkingham

CEO, Advisor & Coach

Becky has been coaching CEOs and executives for over 15 years.

Her mix of natural empathy, strong business insight and psychological understanding enable clients to make significant shifts in their leadership and successfully navigate challenging business contexts.

Philip Goldman

Advisor & Coach

One of the original trailblazers behind coaching in the UK, Philip has been with The Alexander Partnership since its inception in the 80s.

Phil Houghton

Advisor & Coach

With over 25 years coaching experience, Phil is a deeply experienced leadership coach; partnering C-Suite executives, leadership teams and senior leadership groups internationally. He has gained a significant reputation for accelerating the development of senior leadership teams, shaping executive career transitions, and enabling culture change and development – across multiple sectors.

Francesca Lanza Tans

Advisor & Coach

Francesca brings tremendous experience of coaching the C-suite, partners, boards and executives across many industries, with a particular focus on professional and financial services, technology and media companies, spanning all geographies.

Jill Pett

Advisor & Coach

Jill has extensive experience of coaching senior executives and top teams in complex, challenging and diverse environments – across multiple disciplines and industries.

Lloyd Wigglesworth

Advisor & Coach

Lloyd has led many UK companies as CEO and he brings that insight into his coaching. He coaches executives who want to be challenged and stretched to become world class leaders.

Hande Yasargil

Advisor & Coach

Hande’s extensive multi-national coaching experience, together with her deep expertise in leadership psychology and her senior level corporate background, have made a her a much sought-after coach for global leaders.

Kate Bamford

Advisor & Coach

Kate brings deep expertise working with Boards, CEOs and C-Suite Executives across multiple industries, including a strong focus on the Media, Digital, Telecoms and Technology sectors where she has partnered with and advised individuals and organisations facing significant change.