Our Approach

We develop leaders and teams to have the learning capacity, mindset, and skills to succeed in competitive and complex business environments. We use the latest approaches in executive, team, and systemic coaching; product development innovation, and agile methods.

Meet the Future Focus coaches


21st August 2019

New Public Course!

We are proud to launch ICP Agile Fundamentals, a 2-day course accredited by ICAgile.

This course is the starting point for anyone who needs to work in an agile way in their organisation. It is accredited by ICAgile, a community-driven organization of pioneers, experts, and trusted advisors. Delivered by expert instructors, participants will work in small groups to experience the new roles, iterative and incremental delivery of products, customer engagement, and planning practices with examples in Scrum, Lean, Kanban, and DSDM.

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5th August 2019

Date for the Free Webinar: Is Agile Right for Our Organisation? has changed to Tuesday, 20th August. We apologise for any inconvenience.

16 July 2019

Our Free Webinar Series starts 19th August.

For many people, Agile signals fast delivery of new products and services. Your most commonly asked questions will be answered in our Free Webinar Series. Attend just one, or attend all in the series. Our free, focused sessions help you think about the issues that matter, in 30-minute sessions that you can attend during lunch.


3 June 2019

New Workshop: Influencing Culture Change, a half-day workshop in London for leaders who want the benefits of an agile culture. Delivered by the Future Focus coaches at the Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, London.


Meet the coaches

We are a group of professional executive coaches with decades of experience of leadership and management, project and programme delivery, consulting, and influencing organisational change.




Laura Re Turner


Laura is an executive coach, team agility coach, and an experienced facilitator, who helps leaders and their teams develop the mindset, behaviours, and skills to succeed in today's complex and uncertain business environment. Her coaching approach is a pragmatic blend of coaching psychology, experiential learning, and agile methods. She brings a systemic perspective into coaching to support leaders and teams to identify the organisational impediments to cultural change. She is an accredited coach (Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision), Agile Project Management accredited trainer, and holds the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change, Henley Business School.


Clare Winter

Clare Winter


Clare is a Leadership Coach with a proven track record of leading multi-million pound international projects in the energy, resources and infrastructure sectors, including the Panama Canal Expansion project. She has spent her career managing global clients, solving complex problems and inspiring teams across borders. In 2016, Clare fully embraced her adventurous side, competing in the America’s Coast to Coast Leg of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. Clare is driven by the benefits that coaching, clear communication and effective leadership can provide to organisations. Clare holds a Practitioner’s Diploma in Executive Coaching from the Academy of Executive Coaching.



Phil Summerfield


As an executive coach, Phil coaches successful C-level directors, VPs, and leadership teams, to enable them to maximise their personal and professional potential and that of their business. Phil helps them to think differently and become more self-aware. Phil has worked at partner level at IBM, Ernst & Young and PA Consulting. His focus includes executive and team coaching, leadership development, business coaching and transformation, and change management, with a special focus on ROI/ROE of coaching. He is an Advanced Practitioner, Managing Successful Programmes, APM Group, and holds the MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change, Henley Business School.


Jon Sleeper


Jon helps people collaborate, learn and grow with a focus on business value using agile and lean principles. He works with executives, teams and organisations to facilitate productive working and high performance. He has proven senior-level experience building relationships in a wide range of organisations. He helps individuals to grow their capability within teams and as leaders. Jon is an NLP Practitioner and accredited coach (European Mentoring and Coaching Council), and a member of the Trusted Coach Directory.

Industry experience: Financial services, FinTech, Digital, Public Sector, Start-Up and Scale-Up Organisations


Linda Hughes

Linda Hughes


A commercially astute International HR Director with a proven track record across numerous industries (Energy, Industrial Products, FMCG, Aerospace), in both large international matrix organisations and start-up environments. Strength in creating business-aligned People strategies bringing them to life with energy and commitment. Robust, energetic and pragmatic with strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills, able to influence at different levels in diverse corporate cultures. With a real focus on results and a reputation for building and developing commercially-driven teams, providing emotionally intelligent leadership, challenging the status quo and driving change.