Welcome to the ICF South West Local Group


Many words of gratitude to Sue Blagburn for introducing us to the transformation space of Coaching with her Horses during the Coaching Circle last Tuesday and for her hospitality at her venue in Dartmoor.  Sue welcomes any follow-up questions and can be contacted via email:

or her website: www.adventureswithhorses.co.uk

It was also the last Coaching Circle hosted by myself.  Many thanks once again for the wonderful experiences and learning with so many of you during the last 3 years.


A warm welcome and many thanks to Matthew Porter who has kindly volunteered to continue the Coaching Circle spirit in the role of UK ICF South West Local Group Leader.  

Matthew has been an active participant of our coaching circles for last 18 months. He is an accredited ICF Coach and ICF Member. He has a wealth of experience and enjoys helping businesses discover how to identify and solve important problems in new ways. Prior to launching his own coaching practice  Matthew was a lead Business Coach for Oxford Innovation, working with SMEs facing often innovation led challenges.  He has 20 years’ experience in a range of commercial roles, has owned and run businesses. Matthew has completed the Intuitive Coach ACTP Programme, has the ICF ACC Credential and is process of applying for ICF PCC Credential.  He is really passionate about bringing his years of commercial experience to a nurturing and intuitive coaching conversation that enables clients to discover new possibilities. His coaching can be around many areas including: Navigating Challenges & Opportunities – Feeling “Stuck” – Creative Strategic Planning – Personal Performance – Stepping Up & Discovery.

From now on Matthew will be your contact person for the UK ICF South West activities. He can be contacted at: matthew.porter@intuitcoaching.co.uk

Matthew proposes the following schedule for the Coaching Circle meetings and venue in 2019:
After January, on the “fourth Thursday“ of each month, 2-4pm:
  • January 17th
  • February 28th
  • March 28th
  • April 25th
  • June 27th
  • September 26th
  • October 24th
  • November 28th
Meeting in the great rooms available in the middle of Totnes at:
The Gatehouse
English in Totnes,
2 High Street,


Many thanks once again for the opportunity to meet so many of you, for your support and participation. I look forward to seeing you at the coaching circles in 2019.