Katherine Tulpa, CEO of Wisdom8, wins joint Coaching/Mentoring Person
of 2007

London, UK - 9th January 2008 - Katherine Tulpa has won the award of joint Coaching /Mentoring Person of the Year 2007 organised by Coaching at Work magazine.

Katherine is Chair and Executive Director of the Association for Coaching and CEO of Wisdom8. She is also a frequent speaker, coach mentor and author to include "Excellence in Coaching, the Industry Guide", and a member of the International Editorial Board for "Coaching: An international journal of theory, research and practice.". In 2004 & 2006 she won the AC Honorary Awards for Influencing & Impacting the Coaching Profession.

The other joint winner of the award is Anthony Grant, Director, Coaching Psychology, University of Sydney.

Coaching At Work magazine conducted a random survey in December 2007 of their readers who were asked to name their top three priorities for 2008, the key achievements of 2007 and their coaching/mentoring person of the year.

Katherine won the award in recognition of her work as a driver of coaching excellence and in establishing the Association for Coaching as a leading professional coaching body. She is known
for her dedication to helping the coaching industry ensure best practice, credibility and high ethical standards.

"She is a huge powerhouse and has been instrumental in founding one of the lead professional coaching bodies, the AC" was the comments of a reader of Coaching at Work. Another reader commented "She really is an extraordinary human being. So many head bodies for the kudos, yet she is completely selfless and focused on serving the industry and its coaches"

About Wisdom8:

Wisdom8 is a international coaching firm dedicated to developing some of the world's top business leaders in emerging, fast growth companies. Wisdom8 works with CEOs, Boards and top teams across diverse and multi-cultural businesses to enhance performance and work towards greater success. The organisation brings together a team of board level coaches and specialists, known within their field, from a range of private industry sectors. Wisdom8 offers Wisdom Retreats, as well as 1:1 Executive and Top Team programmes that are tailored to needs and designed to enhance participants' personal and business effectiveness.

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