Chair Bio

Kate Marshall

Northern Ireland, Vistage Chair since March 2013

Kate is an award winning Speaker, Author, Coach and Facilitator with over 24 years experience working locally and internationally. She works with senior executives, teams and boards and excels at raising the performance of the individual or the team. 

Her passion is to help others achieve extraordinary results through clear focus and appropriate challenge. Kate’s early career experience was gained in various Sales and Director roles in sales and manufacturing organisations. Her 1st Book has just been published – “Agitate Your Thinking” (make better choices)

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Kate Chairs Three CEO boards in N.Ireland.  Two for Larger organisations and another group which is primarily for smaller businesses and Key executives

Relevant Qualifications and Memberships

Over 20 years of working in leadership teams

Current Qualifications and Roles

  • Vistage Chair and Speaker
  • Owner Kate Marshall Ltd 
  • Director Core Leadership 
  • Global Ambassador EBW2020 – empowering women from underdeveloped countries
  • Chair Women in Business NI (2012-2015)
  • MSc in Coaching and Leadership Development.
  • Qualified ORSC practitioner
  • Certified Facilitator Insights Discovery profiling system
  • Post Grad Diploma in the Management of Training and Development
  • Director of Arrow Leadership Ireland and faculty team North America
  • Board member CFC – Cancer Fund for Children

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Types of Group run by this Chair

Successful leaders combine good business sense with inspiration, guidance and unwavering authority. Connect with up to 16 peers from a diverse range of non-competitive businesses and backgrounds in this one-of-a-kind peer advisory and executive leadership development program.

The Vistage Chief Executive Program creates a unique environment that provides each member with individual insight, coaching, strategies and leadership skills to help you make better decisions and achieve better results for your company. Harness the power of a group of fellow executives all driven to do the best for themselves and their peers.

We tailor each Vistage private advisory group to ensure that each member get the maximum benefit possible.

We have specific groups for CEOs/MDs running larger SME business (typically £3-£50m); executives running smaller businesses (typically £1-3m); key executives who report to a CEO/MD; and for organisations that wish to bring Vistage inside their organisation for all their senior management team. Find out more about the different Vistage group offerings

Taking elements from both the Key Executive and Small Business programs, these coaching groups are designed to support both leaders of smaller SME businesses as well as key executives reporting to CEOs to develop their skills, tackle obstacles, develop innovative strategies and actively move their businesses forward.

Join up to 16 successful executives from a diverse range of businesses and backgrounds and build your skills through challenging discussions, fresh perspectives on the key executive role, strategies to help your business grow, and expert guidance, learning and coaching from Vistage speakers.

We have specific groups for CEOs/MDs running larger SME business (typically £3-£50m); executives running smaller businesses (typically £1-3m); key executives who report to a CEO/MD; and for organisations that wish to bring Vistage inside their organisation for all their senior management team. Find out more about the different Vistage group offerings