Sue WillisSue Willis, Director

After graduation from Lancaster University Sue started her career in HR developing a generalist career within the Burton/Arcadia Group working across all commercial areas in several brands. After a successful decade with Arcadia, Sue moved into specialist recruitment and search where she has spent the past 20 years building a strong client and candidate base within the retail sector.

In 2009, Sue joined court & spark to build the business around senior management and executive roles within Head Office including buying, merchandising, design and finance handling key assignments for a number of niche and global retailers.

Building on court & spark’s reputation for integrity, quality and delivery, in 2017, Sue and her colleague Claire Beasley identified an opportunity to develop an Executive Coaching practice. Coaching is a natural link to support businesses in finding, developing and retaining top talent. Sue has taken accreditation with the Association of Coaching and is now coaching clients in a variety of different businesses as well as private clients. Sue’s open and natural style has provided a sound basis for her coaching practice. She brings a sense of empathy as well a commercial, pragmatic and solution focussed approach

Sue spends her free time keeping fit by attending boot camps and practising yoga. She is also making the most of her holiday time to travel now her family are more independent.

You can contact Sue at or on 07951 023921.​