Join the Oriel Women’s Network for online networking and discussion at 6.30pm on Tuesday, 5th October

The theme of this session will be Confidence and Imposter Syndrome and will be facilitated by Orielensis Phanella Fine (1998). Phanella is an accredited coach and leadership consultant specialising in purpose-driven leadership, inclusivity and wellbeing – you can read more about her below.

After we hear from Phanella we will split you into breakout rooms to discuss further. Please book your place using the form below, if you have any questions please email

Phanella FinePhanella Fine (1998) is an accredited coach and leadership consultant specialising in purpose-driven leadership, inclusivity and wellbeing. An Accredited Executive Coach with a Masters in Organisational Behaviour and 1000s of coaching hours under her belt, her coaching focusses on senior and emerging leaders, with a range of clients from FTSE 250 CEOs to lawyers and consultants successfully navigating partner promotion processes. She is also a fully qualified Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist with a Postgraduate Diploma in the evidence-based practice of CBT, integrative mindfulness and clinical hypnosis.

Alongside her busy coaching practice, she designs and delivers large-scale leadership courses, as well as shorter group programmes on a range of leadership and wellbeing topics. Corporate clients include Accenture, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse, Ashurst, Allen & Overy, Stanhope, Reckitt Benckiser, Ve, Stanhope and many more.

She understands her clients because, alongside her extensive coaching practice, she has also walked in their shoes. After a successful City career as a corporate lawyer at Slaughter and May and Linklaters and then a portfolio manager at JPMorgan (where she passed all levels of the CFA), she requalified as an Accredited Executive Coach and founded a start-up – the Step Up Club – which she sold in 2019, also publishing women’s career bible Step Up with Random House in 2016.

Now as a co-founder of Up Rising Wellbeing, she combines her extensive experience and training to deliver wellbeing and leadership development programmes and provide executive coaching and mentoring to organisations.

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