A Leading ICF Coach Training Provider

At our core, we are dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations to unlock their full potential through the power of coaching.

We do so through our ICF Level 1 and Level 2 Coach Training Certification. We also have a Podcast: Coaching in Focus, run free Masterclasses, and provide 1:1 Coaching and Mentoring.

Discover more about us, our mission, and our passion for coaching below. Your journey to excellence starts here.


At the heart of our mission lies a profound passion for catalyzing personal growth and elevating interpersonal communication. 

We do this by offering a range of ICF Accredited Coach Training Programmes and personalised 1:1 Coaching & Mentoring. We also disseminate information about coaching through our Podcast Coaching in Focus, Masterclasses and other free Resources.

Become was founded by Joseph Grech, a Chartered Coaching Psychologist in 2014. Since then, we’ve excelled at virtual delivery, enabling us to collaborate with individuals and organizations globally fostering personal and collective growth.

Our coach training programmes are  considered second to none. We focus on the individual; challenging our coach trainees to reflect and transform themselves as a first step in helping others. On top of that we provide support far beyond the end of the certification through alumni groups and our coaching community.

Beyond certification, we provide unwavering support through  vibrant alumni groups and a thriving coaching community, ensuring continuous growth and evolution.

It is through this range of professional programmes and friendly support that we deliver thought-provoking and engaging learning experiences that truly promote behavioural change.

Join us on this transformative journey towards self-discovery, purpose, and improved communication.

  • 1:1 Coaching to help individuals make the most of periods of transitions, career change, overcoming limiting beliefs and enhancing their self-confidence.
  • ICF Mentoring supporting individuals with their credentials renewals.
  • 1:1 Mentoring focusing on Management & Leadership skills supporting a unique and entirely tailored development programme.
  • Through our Leadership Development Programme aimed at upskilling new managers and leaders. The programme focuses on building both skills and behaviours that are crucial for high performance work.
  • Coaching staff at all levels. We have supported organisations building a learning and coaching culture through a number of change initiatives.
  • Consultancy services where we act as your L&D Business Partner supporting your talent and L&D initiatives.

founder // Chartered Psychologist // pcc coach

Joseph grech

  • Currently following a MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy
  • MA in Learning & Development
  • Bachelors with Honours in Psychology
  • ICF Advanced Diploma in Professional Coaching Practice
  • Certificate in Coaching Psychology
  • Certificate in Stress Management
  • Certificate in Performance Coaching
  • Training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Skills
  • Ability & Personality Psychometrics, including MBTI and 16PF
  • Chartered Coaching Psychologist (CPsychol)
  • Accredited Professional Coach by the ICF (PCC)
  • Chartered Fellow of the CIPD (FCIPD)
  • Principal Practitioner (Association for Business Psychology)
  • Graduate Member MBPsS (British Psychological Society)
  • 2020: Coaching in Focus Podcast Host
  • 2018: Should we get to the root of the problem? Article for the ICF
  • 2018: Exploring the Client’s view of the world to uncover true meaning. Article for the ICF
  • 2018: Examining Coaching Methodologies in the Workplace. Article for the ICF.
  • 2016: Social Learning Case Study in ‘Learning & Development Practice in the Workplace. CIPD Textbook.
  • 2015: Speaker at the CIPD Learning Technologies Conference: Delivering L&D Qualifications Digitally
  • 2011: Speaker at the Annual CIPD Conference: Delivering Qualifications Internationally.

I’m Joseph, founder of Become, and I’m truly grateful that you’ve taken the time to find out more about us and what we do.

Over the years, Become has evolved from a small training consultancy specializing in Leadership Development & Coaching services into a distinguished Coach Training School.

Our organization’s essence revolves around meaningful partnerships, whether it’s with individuals embarking on our ICF Coach Training Programs or with organizations seeking a trusted training provider.

Throughout my extensive 20-year career, I’ve had the privilege of wearing many hats in diverse global roles, supporting individuals as they navigate the path to confident and positive life transformations. 

These experiences have enriched my expertise, which now focuses on empowering and challenging coach trainees into obtaining their ICF Credentials and becoming confident and powerful coaches. 

As a Chartered Psychologist and accredited PCC Coach, I bring a wealth of experience in utilizing a wide array of frameworks, emphasizing the critical importance of flexibility in coaching. A rigid, ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach can hinder the coaching relationship, potentially undermining an individual’s unique qualities. My practice is rooted in a core humanistic belief in people and in this nurturing space, my clients gain a profound insight into their identity, values, and where they want to invest their life’s energy. Additionally, I incorporate ACT and CBT modalities to facilitate enduring, transformative change in individuals.

I believe that this ethos and values that I hold permeates with everyone you interact with at Become. Our focus is on building a foundation of trust, collaboration, and empowerment. I look forward to being part of your journey toward personal and professional growth.


our Team

We have some great people on our team who are absolutely brilliant and are so passionate about our work. Meet our fellow great coaches, trainers and mentors.

Maude Burger-Smith // PCC

Coach Trainer // Mentor

Maude is a burnout coach supports hard working women end the cycle of emotional exhaustion and burnout through somatic coaching. 

Her expertise is working with our bodies as well as our mind and specialises in long term change. She is ICF trained and has over 1000 hours of specialised training in sex, love and relationships coaching.

You can find out more about Maude on CoachingwithMaude.com

Nick Woolley // PCC

Coach Trainer // Mentor

Nick an ACC Credentialed Coach focusing on personal development and wellness, working with students up to young adults in their 20s and 30s.

Spending nearly a decade in secondary education, he realised that his passion for helping people didn’t have to be limited to the 4 walls of a classroom.

He created Alba Coaching we work in partnership to empower you to overcome your obstacles, reconnect to your purpose and reach your full potential, in both your personal and professional life.



Mehibe Hill // ACC

Coach Trainer // Mentor

Mehibe Hill ACC is a Leadership & Mindset Coach and founder of The-C-Coach. She has completed the Advanced Diploma with Become and is passionate about empowering individuals make transformations in their life.

Mehibe partners with 1-1 Clients and organisations with her Leadership training programme and coaching to support future leaders coming up through the business.

She has worked in a number of Senior Management roles and currently lives in Barcelona (as a result of a 2 week holiday that keeps going!)

Richard Clements // ACC


Richard Clements is a professional employability skills, career and interview coach. He is also the founder of his business Clear Cut Selection clearcutselection.com.

Richard works full time as an interview, career and workplace performance coach. He has a superb track record of empowering candidates to get the job they really want through performance-enhancing interview skills and communication coaching.

Richard is an ICF Trained Coach and a graduate of our Diploma in Integrative Coaching.

Agata Galland // ACC


Ags is a certified Health Coach and a trained ICF Coach. She is the founder of eatandbloom.com and provides a holistic and wellness coaching service. 

She mainly works with women, and her intention is to inspire and motivate people to make better food and life choices, enjoy real self care that suits them and build self-awareness.

Ags is also key to the successful delivery of our coaching and training programmes. She plays an active part in generating and curating learning and social content. 

Sadia Ghazanfar // PCC


Sadia Ghazanfar PCC is a coach who partners with ambitious women, guiding them towards greater fulfilment, agency and empowerment.

She is the founder of Slay Your Dragons where she provides 1-1 Coaching to a range of clients. Working predominantly with women Sadia understands the challenges that particularly marginalised women, face first-hand. As a South Asian woman who grew up watching women continuously sacrifice their needs for others, she decided it was time to make a difference.

Maureen Egbe


Maureen is a Digital Confidence Coach and Trainer. 

She works 1-1 and in group settings to support people develop their confidence, particularly when using digital tools. 

She has a wealth of experience supporting individuals at all levels from new joiners to executives. Find out more about Maureen on her site maureenegbe.co.uk 

Dez Veares


Dez is a Leadership Development Professional and Executive Coach with over 2000 hours of 1-1 coaching.

He has built up his experience working for a variety of organisations across the public, private and voluntary sectors.

In his coaching work he supports leaders, managers and teams transform their working environments and leadership capabilities, empowering them to thrive within the changing backdrop of business in the 2020s.

Feel free to contact Dez on dez@evolveuk.net 

Marie Paterson


Marie is the founder of Marie Paterson Wellbeing and one of our mentors.

She has a background in teaching and also has an ICF Qualification. As a facilitator she is passionate about supporting people to develop themselves and to live their calmest, happiest, healthiest life.

Marie has also experience in delivering leadership development programmes and supporting people during times of change, particularly in managing and resolving conflicts.