The Oarsome Team

Who we are

Malcolm Taylor

Malcolm is Director and Owner of Your Excellency Limited, a provider of leading edge personal and organisational development coaching and training. His approach is to work with organisations to develop bespoke solutions to match their needs. Malcolm brings a broad range of business experience in addition to coaching and leadership development expertise. He has had 25 years in international business having held senior positions within Finance and Operations in Europe, The USA and Asia.

He believes that through the modelling of excellence we can identify the difference that makes the difference.

Phil Cook

Phil is former Head Coach at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge developing both the men and womens rowing squad. He has also coached a number of national squad members and works with coaches of the future. Off the water he has used his strategy and communication expertise in senior operations manager roles at various PLC’s in the UK.

The diverse range of people Phil has coached on and off the water has opened the doors to what is possible when self belief, outcome thinking and flexibility is aligned. His unique communication skills and humour helps unlock the potential within teams and individuals ensuring they can make a real difference.

Phil believes that creating an effective team is key to success and rowing is a superb metaphor for doing precisely that.