About Us

Career and leadership coaching that unlocks your true potential


We have a shared purpose and passion to enable better career and leadership development for all. We each bring a unique contribution that enables us to serve our clients better as team. 

Stephanie Rix

Life’s Work Consulting was founded in 2017 by Stephanie Rix, an executive career coach and professional development consultant with more than the usual experience. With a corporate career spanning over 15 years with global beauty brands L’Oréal and Avon Stephanie has developed multi-disciplined marketing and leadership training programmes for local and international teams.

She believes in creating exponential commercial success through the power of people and has coached some incredibly talented and inspiring professionals from around the world over the last 7 years.  

Stephanie has a strong relationship with Warwick Business School delivering keynote speaking, leadership workshops, development centres and executive coaching to MBA students.

She is also an Associate of ‘Women Returners Ltd’ delivering return to work coaching programmes for career returners in large organisations.

Stephanie has an MA in Career Development and Coaching from the University of Warwick and is a Board Director of the Career Development institute. She blends her academic tools, knowledge and experience with an action focussed, and positive warm approach.

“I know what it’s like to be on the front line of a commercial business. I combine this experience with a creative approach to coaching and development working intuitively with clients to make the breakthrough they had never thought possible”


Ed Cooper

Ed is a highly experienced leadership and business coach with a blend of both corporate leadership development expertise and SME business acumen developed over 20 years with companies like Argos, Avon, and a portfolio of diverse SME clients. 


Donna Weston

Donna is an executive career coach and organisational development consultant with wide ranging blue-chip experience developed in fast paced, complex commercial environments.



Originally an economist, Bob has developed leaders for over 30 years with organisations including Transco, and National Grid. He has been a Professor at Warwick Business School since 2013, where he leads the LeadershipPlus programme for the full time MBA. 


Jennifer May

Winner of the top 35 under 35 business women. Jennifer May has experienced a variety of commercial and leadership positions.