Carol Buckley (she/her) Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Ngāti Kea, Ngāti Tuara, Ngāti Huri

Coach list: Mid-level leaders of leaders, People and thought leaders

Email: peoplepossibilitiesnz@gmail.com 
Phone: 029 2821 736
Website: peoplepossibilities.org 
Location: Rotorua
Face to face delivery: 
Locations without disbursements: Rotorua, Tauranga, Te Puke, Tokoroa, Kawerau
Locations with disbursements: Whakatanē, Ōpōtiki, Taupō, Hamilton, Cambridge Travel costs at Inland Revenue rate.
Virtual delivery: Zoom, Facetime, phone call

Carol has worked in Government for 38 years, with experience as a leader, manager and relationship manager. She’s done formal leadership coaching since 2014 as part of the Ministry of Social Development Internal Coaching Service, where she was in demand as a Māori coach.

Carol’s previous experience allows her to appreciate the challenges and issues that other leaders may face. She encourages new perspectives and making new discoveries together. She empowers her clients to unlock their own solutions.

Carol is relaxed and easy to engage with. She takes the lead from her clients, acknowledging their experience and what works for them. She is professional, genuine and authentic – being real helps connection and provides a safe place to test thinking.

Carol is an accredited Human Synergistics Coach (2015); she holds a ‘Professional Mentoring & Workplace Coaching Skills’ qualification (2019) and an Institute of Management NZ Coaching for Practitioners certificate (2019).

Areas of specific leadership coaching expertise:

  • Leadership style and practice
  • Achieving through others
  • Leading teams


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