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CSA’s Leadership Faculty

CSA’s Leadership Faculty run CSA’s accredited programmes. Each faculty member has been a leader and is now an executive coach and CSA accredited coaching super-Visor, facilitator and trainer.

Meet the faculty below and find out more about their roles, experience and expertise.

  • Lynne de Lay

    lynne-smLynne’s career as an OD consultant, trainer, leadership coach, mentor, and coaching supervisor spans over twenty-five years and three continents. Called by some “the coach’s coach”, Lynne was a Leadership Coach with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) for eighteen years and became the Director of Coaching for Europe and the Middle East. Lynne is now joint Programme Leader for CSA USA>

    Lynne came to leadership coaching and coaching supervision via line management, graduate business school teaching, and consulting. She is also passionate about the arts and has always expressed herself in various art forms including acting, playing the piano and guitar, ballet and modern dance.

    Lynne de Lay
    Tel: +1 413-458-5110

  • Leanne Lowish

    leanne-smLeanne Lowish obtained her Diploma in Coaching Supervision in 2006/7. She is an AC accredited coach, a psychosynthesis counsellor and a qualified trainer and workshop faciliatator.

    She specialises in group, team and relationship coaching. She provides individual and group supervision both face-to-face and over the telephone. Her website is and

    Leanne Lowish
    Accredited coach, counsellor, coaching supervisor, trainer
    Specialist in team, group and relationship coaching
    MEd, AC Accred, PGDipPC, PGDipCE, PGCertCA, DipBusStud, DipCoachSup
    Tel: +44 798 505 8756

  • Sam Magill

    samSam Magill is accredited as a Master Certified Coach (MCC) by the Internaltional Coach Federation (ICF). He studied coaching at the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara, one of the pioneering schools of coaching in the United States. He was a member of the core faculty at the Hudson Institute from 2002 to 2008 when he resigned to spend a sabbatical year in France in order to experience a broader array of humanity. As a graduate of CSA, Sam is one of the few accredited coach supervisors in the US and is providing thought leadership to his local chapter of ICF where he is the President Elect.

    Sam’s background includes 30 years as coach and organization development consultant, including nine at The Boeing Company. Consequently, he brings a rich understanding of the issues faced by internal and external coaches. He now provides training and supervision for internal coaches as well as individualized supervision, coaching and leadership interventions. He is at home working with individuals and meetings of hundreds of participants.

    Colleagues and clients alike experience Sam as someone who works from a resonant heart and curious intellect. When asked who his favorite clients are, he responds, “Human Beings!” and he is passionatly regards the humanity of coaches and clients as being the foundation upon which everything else is possible. When working with Sam, coaches receive support for their own Equilibrium, Ethics and Effectivenss.

    In addition to his professional work, Sam is a published poet and a photographer whose work is exhibited in juried art shows. His love of nature, history, people and art provide him an eclectic collection of perspectives and creativity to support his clients.

    Sam Magill Coaching and Consulting
    Edmonds, Washington, United States
    Tel: +1-425-787-0846

  • Karyn Prentice

    karenKaryn Prentice is a qualified coach, accredited coach-mentor supervisor with international experience. She works in a wide range of organisational settings including music, accountancy partnerships, food and wine, and extensively in universities. She is also a linguist.

    Karyn founded Fletcher-Prentice & Associates in 1995, and designs and delivers distinctive, memorable, personalised learning events (coaching, leadership programmes & workshops) that are creative, stimulating and practical.

    Passionate about coaching she is a UKCP accredited transpersonal psychotherapist Director of the Centre for Transpersonal Psychology, a qualified coach and accredited graduate of CSA. Her coaching and supervision practice serves private and corporate clients.

    Karyn Prentice
    Tel: 01480 896290
    Mobile: 07721 312377

  • Gilles Roy

    gillesGilles Roy is a senior international HR Consultant, Executive Coach and Trainer, based in South of France.

    He is the Director of “Formation Evolution et Synergie” and he has delivered Coaching and NLP trainings for the last 15 years. He is a certified NLP Master Trainer (Society of NLP and INLPTA). He is a CSA Accredited Coach Supervisor (2010) with 10 years of experience in Coaching Supervision.

    Further expertise includes Systemic and Transpersonal change work with Leaders and Teams.

    Gilles Roy
    Tel: +33 613 09 19 21