Daisy Bland

Daisy is a qualified coach, trainer and action learning facilitator with eight years’ experience working with individuals and teams to pause to consider their current challenges and develop powerful, sustainable strategies for success.

Her studies in neuroscience, psychotherapy and mindfulness, and years of experience working frontline in care work inform and deepen her practice. Her work so far has centred on the non-profit sector, social housing, creative industries, NHS mental health services and social care.

Action learning facilitation

An experienced action learning facilitator, Daisy first trained in 2010. Since then, she has taught and facilitated action learning extensively in the UK non-profit sector, virtually and in person, to support and develop emerging and established leaders.

As manager for the national graduate scheme, Charityworks, Daisy facilitated virtual action learning sets for 150 emerging non-profit sector leaders. She has also worked with senior sets in management and senior leadership roles in the non-profit and housing sectors.


Daisy is a qualified coach, working 1-1 with individuals looking to develop their ways of working, tackle new challenges or progress their career. She works especially with graduates and middle managers. She regularly trains managers in coaching skills to improve their management practice and designed an ILM Level 3 coaching programme to train new coaches in 2017.


Daisy is a freelance people development practitioner and regularly uses active learning techniques with small and large groups to develop skills in management, leadership, coaching and mentoring.


  • Level 3 Award in Coaching (ILM)
  • Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills (Wpf Therapy)
  • Action Learning Facilitation (Action Learning Associates)
  • Beginnings in Psychoanalysis (The Institute of Psychoanalysis)
  • MSc Neuroscience (Kings College London, Distinction)

Dissertation topic: Mindfulness

  • BA Hons Modern Languages (University of Oxford, First Class Honours)