Fran Best

Fran has over 20 years’ experience in leadership within a variety of industries in the Irish retail sector forming part of Northern European & U.K districts. Fran has hands on experience in achieving results, leading teams of 300 people by developing a customer and employee centric culture.

Known for her passionate strengths-based approach, Fran combines a deep understanding of human behaviour with strategic insights to unlock the true leadership potential within her clients. She believes that leadership is not just about acquiring skills, but also about cultivating self-awareness, resilience, and emotional intelligence. Fran’s coaching style is characterised by her ability to create a safe and supportive environment where individuals can explore their strengths, identify areas for growth, and develop practical strategies to overcome challenges. Fran’s communication skills afford her the natural ability to connect with people, allowing her to build strong rapport with her clients and foster a collaborative coaching relationship.

Fran’s hobbies reflect her love for family, exploration, physical well-being, and time in nature. These pursuits help her maintain a balanced lifestyle, recharge her energies, and bring fulfilment to her personal life. Fran Best enjoys a vibrant personal life filled with various hobbies and interests – such as exploring new destinations & cultures, pilates, hiking and is a volunteer ambassador for the Irish Heart Foundation.


Making decisions comes logically to Fran. She works to see ideas and systems translated into reality”.
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