Matthew Rainbow

Matthew Rainbow


Matthew’s passion for work is focused on facilitating the growth and development of employees and individuals at all levels of their careers. Whether through one-on-one coaching, assessment and development centres or training and education, he combines experience with proven psychometric tools and assessment techniques to ensure people maximise their potential and deliver the highest levels of performance possible.

Leadership Development & Consulting Experience

Matthew has worked with leading organisations in the Gulf region. He is an experienced assessor, acting as an observer in multiple assessment centres for Development and Succession of C-Level and senior executives as well as Talent Acquisition; noting delegate performance and reporting on pre-agreed criteria and competencies; cross referencing occupational assessment findings with practical observations to provide a thorough development matrix. He then applies his practical executive coaching skills and qualifications to support the achievement of agreed development goals.

Other relevant experience

In his previous role as Group Talent Manager, Matthew implemented a robust assessment process for all Senior Executives to benchmark existing strengths, highlight potential succession pathways and identify talent gaps in the organisation. As a consultant he has supported a wide range of clients in multiple industries to do the same and is adept at applying practical coaching techniques to support the development and growth of even the most senior executives.

Education, Qualifications & Certifications

  • BA Hons Business Management - University of Manchester
  • Level A&P Occupational Assessment Accredited - British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • NLP Coach and Practitioner – RSCI (ICF - CCE Accredited Course)
  • NeuroLeadership Coach - (ICF - CCE Accredited Course)
  • Assessor Skills Course – British Psychological Society (BPS) Accredited Course
  • Talent Acquisition and Succession Planning - SHRM



Contact Details

Linkedin: Matthew Rainbow