Nita Shah-Evans


Nita specialises in working with leaders and organisations to develop and improve their effectiveness and achieve goals at pace.

Nita Shah-Evans

With a proven track record of working in a number of senior leadership roles in industry including being on an Executive Board, Nita is a coach who has credibility and experience. The depth of her experience combined with her coaching strength enables her to empathise with leaders, build trust and quickly support them to achieve desired outcomes.

As a qualified coach, Nita works with a wide range of senior executives to improve impact and effectiveness and develop the appropriate leadership styles to increase the performance of their organisations and themselves. Leaders who have chosen to work with Nita are in new, complex or challenging situations and wanting to make better strategic decisions, gain clarity to lead change, develop themselves or others, and deliver organisational results.

Nita has worked with various sectors including food, non-food, pharmaceutical, financial services, housing, construction, healthcare, education and not-for-profit sectors. She has held senior leadership positions in leading organisations including Gillette, Nestle, Fox’s Biscuits, Northern Foods, Wella and Reckitt Benckiser. She has led complex cross-functional teams and worked strategically to develop individuals as well as deliver organisational results.

Outside of work Nita spends time with her family, running in the countryside as well as enjoying skiing.

Coaching Approach

Nita is recognised and often chosen for her insight and ability to engage with individuals in a way that really stretches them. She is described as being professional yet approachable, challenging yet supportive, and an individual who has a genuine enthusiasm to work with people and support them to grow and develop. Her approach is to aid leaders to be the best that they can be and, through open and honest dialogue to empower them to maximise themselves and others who they work with. She offers a balance of dialogue to enable choices to be created and is pragmatic and focused to help individuals to deliver their outcomes.

Nita is a member of the Association of Coaching and works with its code of ethics.

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