Our Team

Welcome to Leading Practice, where we help Practice Leaders sleep through the night and regain the gift of time.

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Paul Kinkaid

BEng(Hons), PGCE(PCET), MSc (Leicester), MAC

Paul is an Executive Leadership Coach specialising in developing senior leaders and high-performing teams.

Before consulting, Paul was a senior officer in the British Army. He commanded elite teams in 44 countries across 5 continents, including the first British deployment to Ukraine. With experience leading in some of the most challenging environments imaginable as an officer in Elite Commando Forces Paul’s leadership skills are second to none. He also served as Head of the British Army’s Training Development Capability, where he oversaw a budget of £196M and led a team of 400. Notably, he was decorated by Queen Elizabeth II, President G.W. Bush, and the Sultan of Brunei.

Emily Ball

BSc(Hons), MRCPod, FFPM RCPS (Glasgow)

Emily Ball is a Leadership Coach & Speaker, Author, Business Mentor and Founder of Active Step Healthcare Ltd.

Since starting her private podiatry practice in 2011 Emily has been a finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards and has used her extensive experience and successful approach to support other practice owners around the world with business coaching, mentoring and leadership development.

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