Gayl Long

Gayl Long

Executive Coach & Founder Of In8 Resources

Gayl is an Executive Coach and Facilitator with over 20 years’ experience of coaching, facilitation, consulting and Human Resources with major blue chip corporations. She partners with senior leaders to identify purpose, values, beliefs and behaviours to create focus and direction, deliver excellence and results.


Executive Coach & Founder Of In8 Resources

Gayl’s passion is working with clients to harvest inner leadership capability so that they, their teams and organisations can be at their very best and thrive in any environment.

Known for “working her magic”, Gayl works to increase self awareness; develop the capabilities, confidence, resources and strategies needed for sustained success.

Working with clients in a holistic way using the intelligence of mind and body, Gayl’s signature style has been described by clients as “defining”, a combination of challenge, support and inspiration. Her style is enquiring and supportive; my approach is deeply democratic and systemic – helping clients to create sustained empowering relationships based on mutual trust, respect and value.

Experience And Background

Gayl currently works with individuals, team and organisations to develop leaders and high performance teams through executive coaching, workshops, bespoke facilitation and development.

Gayl helps leaders to rise to the challenges of new and existing roles; create and engage high performing collaborative teams and organisations; lead change and manage people optimally to achieve and sustain success.

Adding value is a prime driver for Gayl, she works in partnership with clients to measure results of coaching programmes.

Before specialising as an executive coach, Gayl worked as a senior HR professional for major blue chip global matrix organisations concentrating on change management, acquisition and divestment, post merger integration, performance management, recruitment and talent development. Her experience includes manufacturing, commercial, sales and professional services environments including well known brands such as Bayer, ICI, Syngenta, Siemens and Unigate.

Professional Achievements

Gayl is a member the International Coach Federation accredited at PCC level and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Dedicated to achieving and promoting excellence in coaching, Gayl collaborates widely with other coaches within the industry.
In her spare time, Gayl teaches Hatha Yoga.

Company Experience

ICI, Syngenta, Unigate, Siemens, Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Centrica, BP, Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Bank, NHS, Merlin, Symantec, Wolseley, Cepheid, HSP Valves, Moog E