Ellie Rentoul business coach, Brisbane

Ellie’s career spans across a number of industries: she has worked as an investment banker at a top European investment bank; as an award-winning Brand Manager of a young-women’s’ fashion label and as a business and market analyst for both the private consulting firms and the Queensland Government departments. Ellie holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Finance from a UK university.

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About Ellie Rentoul

Ellie was born in Russia and educated in Russia, Germany, London (UK) and Australia and has been living in Brisbane since year 2000. Her professional background includes working as an investment banker and a financial analyst for a large investment bank in London, running an award-winning women’s casual-wear label in the UK and working as a business consultant for legal and accounting firms as well as the Queensland Government.

Ellie’s formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Business & Finance (Hons) from the University of Westminster in London (UK) and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Queensland in Australia.  Ellie also holds a Certificate IV in Life & Business Coaching and a number of other coaching qualifications – most notably a certificate in Relationship Coaching.  Ellie is fluent in three languages (English, German and Russian) and can ‘get by’ in French.

While pregnant with her first child, Ellie decided to take a break from the ‘big business’ and launched her Business & Life Coaching practice in 2010.  Ellie’s high-level tertiary qualifications and diverse international business experience allow her to work effectively with leaders across a range of levels and industries. She brings to the table a unique balance of commercial insight and behavioural rigour. Ellie works in partnership with her clients – to challenge the status quo and to deliver proven and long-term value to their business. One of Ellie’s passions is facilitating team building events, customer service training programmes and strategic business planning workshops. Ellie feels that she has a lot to offer to businesses that are in the process of moving from ‘Good’ to ‘Great’ – and to middle managers and senior executives who wish to accelerate their career progression to the next level – at a fraction of an average consultant’s fee. Ellie’s special areas of interest are: Team Building for Success, Strategic Business Planning, Executive Leadership Coaching and Relationship Coaching. Ellie lives with her husband and two young children in the Western Suburbs of Brisbane (Australia).

Due to the breadth of her academic and professional training and experience, Ellie has a flexible approach to coaching – depending on the needs of her clients.  She utilises such techniques as Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and creative visualisation & guided meditation as well as the more established solution-focused coaching methodologies. Ellie can help you to:

  • guide you through a business planning processes
  • manage your business or private practice with a better focus and structure
  • get more from your staff and your work teams
  • better understand the market you operate in and your key competitors
  • start and complete a specific project you’ve been putting off
  • improve your personal and professional relationships
  • have a more balanced and productive life
  • understand what motivates you at work – by using tailored psychometric testing
  • advance in your career or make your current job more satisfying
  • achieve more than you can on your own