Beata Staszków (MBA)

Executive Business and Career Coach

Owner and Manager of MentorEU

Beata Staszkow is an accomplished MBA-calibre Global Careers Management Consultant and Executive Manager, with international and UK experience in managing professional services, higher education and membership organisations. The Founder and General Manager of Mentor EU she has been working on multiple career transition and outplacement projects with Workstream Consulting, KGHM Ecoren or Career Intelligence. With 20 years of a fulfilling management and consulting career in Europe and profound expertise in the global market place, she has been successfully helping senior executive clients across the globe, looking for more rewarding careers.

Profound multi-industry expertise and experience of working with executive clients combined with learning and development background allow Beata to empower her clients to take necessary actions to achieve their careers goals quickly and efficiently.

Prior to her move into careers management consulting, Beata joined KGHM Polska Miedz – Polish Copper, a blue chip company, a top producer of copper, silver and rhenium with 30,000 employees. Promoted to Deputy Director of Employers’ Organisation of Polska Miedz, Beata successfully represented extractive and metal industry in Poland and Europe.

From September 2001 until March 2006, she successfully managed The Institute of Personnel and Development – a start-up consultancy which successfully delivered training and consulting services to blue-chip and medium sized companies across industry sectors. They successfully assisted corporate clients going through most dramatic business transitions including privatisations, mergers and acquisitions as well as redundancies.

Beata has got expertise in managing successful turnarounds and managing private higher education institutions. Apart from academic lecturing and managing the English Department of the Polish Open University, in 1995 she took over an ailing campus of the POU and transformed it into a leading business school in Poland.

Outside her professional interests, Beata is a voracious reader and a classical music fan.

Colin Duncan

Executive Career Coach

An inspiring, driven and strategic Senior Executive Career Coach and Careers Management/Transition specialist with over 10 years experience working with senior management at global organizations including HSBC, Royal Mail, Vauxhall Motors, Shell and Siemens, and private clients across industries to challenge thinking and ensure effective personal and business growth. Specialties include Career Development and Transition, Personal Branding, Communications & Networking, CV Development, Interview Technique, Evaluation and Negotiation and broader strategic planning.

Colin’s strength in all aspects of Career Management is firmly influenced by extensive earlier high level experience building and guiding an Executive Search firm (ISAR) working in conjunction with Top 4 accountancy firms, including Ernst and Young and PWC, and a number of leading international organisations on long term recruitment projects.. Combines wide sector awareness and empathy with a determination to deliver.

His vision, grounded approach and excellent communication skills enable him to cut to the chase and facilitate change with ease, developing clear objectives and creative strategies to achieve tangible results for and with his clients.

Alison Shuttle

Executive Career Coach

With over 25 years’ experience as an Executive Career Coach, Alison has advised over 1000 satisfied professional clients. Possessing a degree in education and a post-qualifying diploma in career guidance, she has worked in a variety of sectors. Her particular specialism is in assisting mature professionals into rewarding careers. She also has extensive knowledge of advising overseas-qualified graduates and professionals up to CEO level, and has lectured in Business English. Alison is currently a global CV consultant and an Associate of Mentor EU.

Alison is collaborative, motivational and tenacious in helping clients to reach their potential. She consistently meets standards and deadlines whenever required and can be relied upon to produce work of the highest quality.

Aly Laverick

Global Executive Career Coach

Personal and Professional Coach


I am passionate about all aspects of coaching and have many tools in my tool kit to help people define and achieve their goals. I engage with top tier executives to accelerate career and personal development and identify and implement practical strategies to equip Senior Managers and CEOs to be their best.

I’m values driven with a relaxed approach but am always focused on getting the best out of people. I coach with integrity from the heart and head: logically and objectively whilst supporting the individual to discover and own the coaching journey.

My best moments are when I witness how the interaction in coaching creates a shift, a positive impact on the client, enabling them to appreciate how their personal brand, behaviours and attributes align to the requirements of the organisation whilst also considering the importance of well-being and a life outside of the company.


Career Coaching

Bespoke Leadership Development – Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Approved Trainer

Executive Performance and Personal Coaching; Career Management; Change Management

Customised 360 Appraisal – design and delivery

Soft Skills Training and Development

Richard Teahon

Social Media Manager

Richard’s role at Mentor EU is to cultivate brand engagement through copywriting and digital marketing. He uses modern methods and a wise head to communicate with target audiences, and many organisations around the globe have seen a considerable increase in brand engagement as a result. Richard’s contributions to Mentor EU include social media updates, resource material preparations, and advising clients on the best use of social media.

Your Executive Career Consultants

We are a group of highly dedicated and successful career management and business consultants who are committed to sharing their expertise with businesses and individuals, who want to be competitive in a global business environment.

Our consultants are key drivers of our success in building our track record to date:

  • Each consultant coach brings over 10 years relevant experience and will have been carefully assessed and developed on our on going training and development programmes.
  • Our coaches have the right values, knowledge and experience to deliver a high quality, flexible, responsive and effective service which meets ever changing organisational needs.
  • Many of our coaches are industry leaders, who lecture and comment on a wide variety of subjects surrounding the current HR agenda.

This blend of knowledge, expertise and professionalism enables us to ensure we have the right coach to meet the different needs within your organisation.

Are you considering a career change? You do not need to be alone with it. Book your complementary consultation with an experienced career coach by clicking this link.