Inspired by the belief that we are better than we know, Ian and Sara founded A Mind 4 Adventure 10 years ago.

Bringing with them a wealth of professional and personal experience, they collaborate with other experts in coaching, leadership and facilitation to ensure the best outcome for clients.

Whether you’re an individual embarking on a journey to transform your life or a company trying to resolve a particular challenge, A Mind 4 Adventure can help you reflect, change, grow, and ultimately discover your true potential.

Meet our team here.

Ian Pitchford

Ian Pitchford

BEng CEng MBA PGCE Dip Perf Coach ICF PCC FellowILM

International Coaching Federation Coach, credentialled as a Professionally Certified Coach and Master Trainer of NLP. I have been providing organisational, team and individual coaching for 20 years. I work with individuals and teams to explore perceptions, behaviours and support them exploring how to create incredibly powerful relationships withthemselves and their teams.

Committed to lifetime learning, I bring a variety of tools and techniques to my coaching including from NLP, emotional coaching techniques to change management and mindfulness. Often described by my clients as calm, intuitive, motivated and enthusiastic. I public speak, facilitate and coach with honesty and flexibility, enabling me to adapt to the individuals, themes and challenges that appear in any development, coaching or conference session.

Education & Certifications

International Coaching Federation

Professionally Certified Coach

Bachelor’s of Engineering, Masters of Business Administration and Post Graduate Certificate of Education

Master Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming

ILM Level 7 in Executive Coaching and Mentoring Educator

Strength Deployment Inventory Psychometric Testing Practitioner

Fundamentals of Interpersonal Relationship Practitioner

Heartmath Coach, mBraining Coach

Chartered Engineer, Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society

Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management

Values as a Coach and Facilitator

As a Coach my core values are focused on creating an emergent environment for growth. Respect, empathy and integrity are key to successfully creating this environment. I approach coaching with openness, positivity and with a growth mindset. What motivates me is helping individuals and teams grow and seeing them achieve their full potential. The seeds of this focus wesown in my time in the Royal Navy.

In my spare time I enjoy the outdoors either climbing, walking or being in the sea with family and friends.

Sara Pitchford

Sara Pitchford

EDH CertEd ICF ACC

A certified as an International Coaching Federation Coach and NLP Master Coach. I have been providing organisational, team and individual coaching for over 10 years. I work with individuals and teams to explore perceptions, behaviours and support them exploring how to create incredibly powerful relationships with themselves and their teams.

Committed to lifetime learning, I am in the final stages of qualifying as an ILM Level 7 Executive Coach. Often described as client focuses and dedicated to supporting my client’s specific needs. I facilitate and coach with enthusiasm and honesty, enabling me to adapt to the individuals, themes and challenges that appear in any coaching session.

Education & Certifications

ICF ACCNLP Master Coach

NLP Master Practitioner

Certificate in Education (Post Compulsory Education and Training)

Currently qualifying as an International Coaching Federation Coach

Currently qualifying as an ILM Level 7 in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

First Aid for Mental Health Instructor and Provider

Values as a Coach

As a Coach my core values are focused on creating growth for my clients. Respect, empathy and integrity are key to successfully creating this environment.

I approach coaching with openness, positivity and with a growth mindset. What motivates me is helping people grow and develop. The seeds of this focus we sown in my time in the Royal Navy.

In my spare time I enjoy the outdoors or being in the sea with family and friends

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