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Building Transformational Communities of People
Living from the Inside-Out

Who We Are

North Point Academy, UAE

NPA in the UAE started in Dubai in 2012 and has served both local and international clients for over a decade. NPA was created specifically to meet the unique needs of the Gulf region. Through thousands of hours of coaching and training practitioners and leaders from dozens of nationalities, we have seen our methodology inspire transformative change that will lead you to succeed in a world where worldviews, cultures, and opportunities converge.

Our Services

Coach Training

Certificate in Professional Coaching



Certificate in Intercultural Coaching

  • Leadership Coaching

  • Executive Coaching

  • Intercultural Coaching

  • Career Coaching

  • Team Coaching

  • Individual Coaching

  • Leadership transformation

  • Team transformation

  • ”Inside-out” programmes

  • Strategic Insight workshops

  • Culture transformation

  • Values embedding

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Inter-Cultural Intelligence

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Why We Exist?

Pandemic, burnout, climate crisis, mental health, employee attrition 

"We’ve been there” personally and organizationally 

We’ve each invested ourselves in learning and growing and found fresh, new ways to live and lead 

We’ve found “a way ahead”…

…We’re driven to share these ways and influence the business landscape …

… We want to support to you to find your way

How are we Different?

We are proven experts in supporting human growth in organisational transformations 

We co-create solutions with you, not afraid to bring our own perceptions of your situation.

We don’t shy away from emotionally difficult situations 

How we Operate

Thought Partners
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When you need perspective, clarity, insight, to make important decisions and to be held accountable

We offer executive level leadership coaching

Transformation Catalyst

When your team needs to adopt a big change so that it can flourish. We facilitate the process of human growth that makes this possible

When there is disconnect, silos and unwanted internal politics or when there is need to empower a needed transformation

We design strategies to support people to find psychological safety, a sense of belonging and the ability to be more authentic to one another.

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Community Architects

When you need a solution to develop leaders who can evoke insight, motivation and growth in others.

We upskill your people with leadership and coaching practices supported by adult learning theory, expert facilitators and

cutting-edge technologies

Meet the Team

Matt Trenchard

Co-founder NPA

Professional Coach

Matt Trenchard

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Cristiana Vigo

GM & Associate Partner NPA, UAE

Professional Coach

Cristiana Vigo

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Sarah Anthony

Co-founder & NPA UK GM

Professional Coach

Sarah Anthony

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Trixie Danielle Balangao

Marketing & administrative professional

Office Manager, UAE
Trixie Balangao

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What Clients Say

I am lucky to have my course with NPA. The enthusiasm and the structure of NPA was great and I personally encourage any person who wants to attend a coaching course to register with NPA.

Dr. Khaled, UAE

Working With the Best Clients and Partners

Jebel Ali Resorts and Hotels logo
Development Authority
Dubai Airports
ADAC Abu Dhabi Airports Company
Knight Frank
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Royal Group
Johnson Controls
Al Futtaim
Oman Insurance
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