Talkcoach

About Us

The Talkcoach team’s combination of public and private sector management and personal development expertise is underpinned by the skills and knowledge of speech and language therapists. This enables it to lead the way in addressing the impact of communication disabilities within organisations and with their key stakeholders.

Consultancy, coaching and mentoring, and the design and delivery of bespoke programmes, across a range of organisations are core areas of expertise. 

Anne Ayre

BSc MASLTIP CertMRCSLT
Anne has delivered training in a blue chip environment and coached at a senior level. Partnership and collaborative working, across organisations and sectors with different cultural attitudes, has been a key part of her management experience.
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Emma Black

MSc MASLTIP CertMRCSLT
Emma's first degree was in Psychology and she has a particular interest in the association between speech language and communication needs and social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.
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Richard Ayre

BA (Hons) MBA CDir MIoD AIWS
Richard understands the importance of effective communication within business. In a blue chip general management career, managing growth, reorientating strategy, or driving fundamental change, communication has always been a key component.
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Rebecca Wagstaff

BSc (Hons) MRCSLT DipABRSM

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Chris Bailey

BSc MA CertMRCSLT
Chris is a professional voice coach with a speech and language therapy background.
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Victoria Riley-Hill

BA (Hons) MBA
Victoria has worked as a speech and language therapist in the NHS, education and not-for-profit sectors.
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Gavin Campbell

Gavin has presented on and reported widely for the BBC over many years. He has extensive experience as a voice coach.
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Louise Wright

BA (Hons) MPhil CertMRCSLT
Louise's professional background is in speech and language therapy and she has worked in specialist and managerial posts in the NHS.
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Claire McNeil

Claire is a speech and language therapist who speciialises in stammering and voice disorders. She has a diploma in Solution Focused Practice.
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