Frontline Coaching Network

The Coaching team


Anoshe Waheed, Head of Programmes (Firstline and Coaching)

Anoshe oversees the leadership coaching offer and Firstline, Frontline’s leadership development programme for social work managers. She is responsible for content development, leading the strategic direction of both workstreams and leading the coaching and Firstline teams.

Anoshe is contactable for queries relating to Frontline’s wider agenda and leadership activity and is available for any coaches wishing to find out more about the Firstline programme.

Michelle Proctor Leadership Coaching Officer

Michelle project manages the coaching offer for participants on year 2 of the Frontline programme and is responsible for the strategic planning for leadership coaching activity. Michelle works closely with the rest of the team to ensure the offer remains relevant and effective, continually looking to further improve and shape it. Contact Michelle for all queries relating to the coaching offer, including any concerns surrounding safeguarding.

Emma Lyons. Leadership Coaching Coordinator

Emma coordinates and supports in a number of key areas crucial to the delivery of the coaching offer. Contact her for all queries relating to the logistical side of coaching, including invoices, travel, delivery of coaching sessions, submission of forms and organising meetings and events.

Catherine Gorham, Master Coach

Catherine supports the network of coaches with their work in local authorities, as well as coaching a number of participants and using this learning to inform policy decisions about the coaching offer.   She provides space for the coaches to reflect on their own practice and the wider system through group supervision and individual sessions.  Catherine is also available for ad hoc guidance. She is the main point of contact for technical queries regarding coaching content and approach, coaching relationships and what is being triggered for the coach.