Gill Thackray

Author & Performance Psychologist


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Koru development have extensive experience in consciously optimising sustainable high performance with purpose, wellbeing & soul. Stop. Ask yourself. What if you were to focus on your own development? 
What’s possible in terms of your performance without burning out? Where is the opportunity for meaningful change? What can you begin today?

We’ll introduce you to science backed strategies and practices that help you to step into your extraordinary power and potential. Experts in optimising learning, sustainable, high performance and managing change we use psychology, neuroscience, resilience and wellness strategies to align your inner universe with your outer world. 

Over the last 20 years we’ve successfully worked with thousands of clients; leaders, teams, individuals & organisations. Koru are trusted partners for Fortune 100 companies, organisations including the United Nations, BBC, NHS, Healthcare England, elite sporting bodies like UK Sport, the Football Association and the medical profession, non profits, professional bodies including RIBA, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, museums – the V&A, Natural History Museum, tech start ups, universities including London School of Economics, Lancaster University, Goldsmiths, Northeastern University along with NGOs around the world including Water Aid, IPPF, British Red Cross, Teenage Cancer Trust & Prostate Cancer.

We’ll support you to consciously create a lifetime of sustainable performance, learning, wellness, resilience and purpose – inside and out. We aim to inspire you to connect with yourself, with others and the pale blue dot we call earth, to live a remarkable, confident, sustainable, purpose centred life.

Gill Thackray, Koru founder, is a performance psychologist, author and lecturer. As well as writing over 8 books, her work has been featured in several international media outlets including The Guardian, Success Magazine, Woman and Home and Glamour magazine. Her books have been translated into several languages and she has been interviewed by international broadcasters on her areas of expertise. 

Sustainability is at the heart of everything that we do. Gill is also the founder of Mindful Rewilding, a company she founded in 2022 to inspire people to connect with nature and  protect it for future generations. 

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