Jill Maidment

Jill Maidment is the Founder and Director of Natural Talent Bristol and South Wales. She is a highly respected, sought-after and effective International Executive Business Coach and Mentor, Career Transition and Outplacement Coach, Resilience Coach, and British Psychological Society qualified Assessor.  Jill is the Author of an eBook on Hybrid Leadership, an eBook on Resilience, an eBook on Soft Skills, as well as many expert audio talks.  Some of Jill's Blogs appear in the top 10 of most downloaded articles by some of the largest global organizations. She is regularly asked to speak on key leadership topics at global webinars and conferences.

For 20 years Jill has been providing high-impact, solutions-focused Executive Coaching and MentoringCareer Transition and Outplacement Coaching and Resilience Coaching to high-profile C-suite executives, VPs and senior managers in some of the world’s largest global organizations, including within the FTSE 100 and Fortune 500, as well as working with partners in professional firms and senior managers in large public sector organizations and SMEs.  She has a strong and proven reputation for effectively delivering 360 Feedback and results from a wide range of talent assessments to global executives in order for them to significantly improve their performance and that of their leadership teams.  Jill has worked in the UK, USA, Australia, the Middle East and across Europe and Scandinavia; her international commercial experience enables her to understand and work effectively with diverse sectors and cultures.

Jill works in partnership with her clients as a confidential trusted business advisor to literally transform their lives and enable them to work 'on' the business, rather than 'in' it.  She provides executives with the most effective tools and techniques in order to deliver the vision, improve leadership judgement, engage and empower their teams, align their workforce with the strategy and key organizational objectives, manage high workloads and Stress, and develop Resilience.  

Jill assists in upskilling executives to reach Director level or the C-suite and continues to support their onboarding for up to 120 days, with 94% of clients being promoted to more senior positions.  She also provides outplacement services to support individual clients in a positive impactful way as they make the transition from their current role into a new position, self-employment or retirement. 97% of exiting executives and managers have found a new role within 2 months.  Jill also diarises pro bono Coaching for several hours each week. 

Please contact Jill in absolute confidence for an initial chat, or to book a Coaching Session.  And you can find out more about Jill's work on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jillmaidmentatnaturaltalent/  and watch one of our videos here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HklFMnZ94Lc&t=2s 

Jill's Coaching style is challenging, highly motivating and practical; she builds trust very rapidly through her unique personable yet assertive approach.  She effects real and lasting behavioral and cultural change, creating swift, measurable high-quality results, leading to significant improvement in individual, team and business performance, as executives work on real life business scenarios with SMART objectives to improve key leadership and management competencies. ROI is often in excess of 7,000%.

Jill has real credibility and gravitas at Board and executive level, having been trained in High Performance Leadership and Strategy for Growth at Stanford Graduate School of Business and having worked for 3 of the world’s top providers of people and organizational performance improvement.  She has over 15 years extensive experience in high profile senior roles within sales and marketing, client relationship management, training and consultancy, with global companies including the BBC, Air France, KLM, SHL, the Lego Group and therefore understands the issues faced by leaders and managers.

Qualifications and Training

  • Diploma in Coaching; British Psychological Society: Levels 1 and 2 (Psychometric Testing and Personality Profiling)
  • Trained at Stanford Graduate School of Business in Strategy for Growth and High Performance Leadership
  • BA Joint Honours Degree in French and German with Management
  • Trained by SHL in Occupational Personality Profiling and Testing, Job Analysis and Competency Design, Talent Assessment and Development Strategy, Management Development, 360 Feedback, Executive Coaching, and Competency/Situational Based Interviewing
  • Trained by CLG in Executive Coaching, 360 Feedback, and Advanced Behavioral Science
  • Trained by Hogrefe in Personality Profiling and Diversity
  • Member of Association of Business Mentors

Previous clients have included:

American Express, Avon Fire and Rescue, Barclays Bank, Birmingham City Council, Bristol and West, Bristol Zoo, British Aerospace, Carlson Wagonlit, Cheltenham and Gloucester, Diageo, Exel plc, First Great Western, Getronics, Hogg Robinson, Honda, Imperial Tobacco, Hammersmith Hospitals, Lloyds Bank, MOD, National Air Traffic Services, Nationwide, Nikken, Orange, Railtrack, RMS, Salisbury Hospital, Shiner, Smiths Aerospace, Sweett Group, The Unite Group, Ticketmaster, Thomas Cook, Virgin Mobile, Wessex Water, WH Smith.

'Two words: Awesome Coach!' CEO

‘There are many people who profess to be Coaches.  And then there’s Jill Maidment of Natural Talent, who is properly trained and qualified and a very experienced professional Executive Business Coach and Mentor - of real calibre.  I achieved more in one hour working with Jill than in around 20 hours with a previous so-called Coach!  Jill is a shrewd problem solver and strategic thinker, who fully understands and addresses the key challenges of   modern-day leadership.’  CFO, Technology

‘I wanted to thank you for your support and development of the 360 program; while I’ve delivered and been on the receiving end of 360s in the past, the quality of coaching offered has been exceptional.  Really helpful already.  I have been impressed and grateful for the advice and guidance given by Jill as outcomes of the 360.  It’s really good to see that this is far from a tick box exercise but should make tangible differences to behaviours and performance.’  Head of HR

Success Stories

Working with global brands, Natural Talent addresses key behavioural and business issues, creates high performance, and measurable results, whist delivering excellent ROI.

Client Testimonials

‘As an Executive Coach and Mentor Jill Maidment hasn’t just got the T-shirt, she designed it! She is an astute problem solver and highly motivational. From talking through EBITDA, Brexit and the global economy, to analyzing the impact of your body language and leadership style, Jill has a highly effective toolkit to assist you and your senior team to become much more productive.’

CEO, Global Manufacturing

‘Jill Maidment’s Coaching style is so much more effective than my previous Coach; she immediately cuts through any noise to identify the key issues and trends; her consultative approach to developing the priority areas is highly practical and full of clarity, enhanced by some real pearls of wisdom.’

Head of HR, UK