Martin Benefer

MMedSci, BSc, RNutr, PGCert, ACC

Professional Coaching Services  

Accredited Coach

Work with a

professional, accredited coach

Through a process providing 

challenge, reflection & fresh perspective 

You'll identify your

true goals, priorities & barriers

And determine the changes to make to

unlock the potential in yourself & others



Professional Coaching Services are available

face-to-face or remote, 1-1 and with groups

Services draw on

knowledge & expertise from academic qualifications, professional study & business experience,

 helping clients across 3 core areas:

Career Development & Leadership 


Personal Development & Life Coaching

Career Development & Leadership Coaching

Are you looking to develop in your career or retain talent within your business?


Whether it's leadership development, career mapping, or in-role impact,

coaching has the power to unlock the potential in people.


Working with an external and impartial coach in a fully confidential environment allows people the unique opportunity to fully explore their goals and address the barriers to their success.

I provide 1-1 and group coaching to help people maximise their impact and satisfaction at work for the benefit of the individual, team and organisation.


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Wellbeing Coaching

From stress management to diet and exercise, wellbeing in and out of work underpins everything we do: It is the difference between optimal performance and eventual burnout. 


I'm a Registered Nutritionist with a degree in Sport Science and a masters in Human Nutrition.  I also have years of experience in the wellness industry and the corporate world so I understand the science and challenges of wellbeing. 


Working with you or your team I'll build awareness of the triggers and barriers affecting personal wellbeing and help you identify the changes you want to make to be at your best.

Personal Development & Life Coaching

Do you feel driven to make a change?


You may have a specific goal you're working towards in your career or personal life and feel you're not making the progress you want.  Or maybe you feel compelled to try something new but don't know where to start.


A fresh, independent perspective can make all the difference.


I provide an open, reflective & positively challenging environment to help you discover the right path for you.

About Me

I have a passion for human development and love to help people achieve their potential, be it individually or as part of a team.


I'm an Associate Certified Coach (ACC), have a Postgraduate Certificate in Business & Personal Coaching (PGCert) and am a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).  


I'm also a Registered Nutritionist (RNutr) and a member of the Nutrition Society with an academic background in Sport Science (BSc) and Human Nutrition (MMedSci)

In 2017, having worked in a variety of business environments for over 10 years I decided to follow my heart, trained as a coach and set up my own coaching business.  


I and am based in Nottingham and work with business and personal clients across the UK and internationally.


Client Testimonials

"From our first session Martin really helped me look at what I needed to do and see what was getting in my way"

"He is a really inspiring and personable coach"

"Thank you Martin, for some excellent sessions!"

"Working with Martin has helped me to stand firmly for the values that are important to me in work."

"You've truly changed the way I think, aspire and connect my professional experiences and sense of purpose."

"Martin helped me identify my strengths and counteract self doubt"

"I truly appreciate the value.

Every single session has pushed me forwards."

"The coaching has given me greater confidence to deal with stressful situations at work. 

Thanks so much Martin!"

"You’re incredibly perceptive and you coach in a very calm and non-judgmental way, which put me at ease and gave me space to think about things in a different way"

"He had my full trust and I would recommend him without reservation."

"I've entered a whole new and exciting dimension of self awareness!"

"I want to say thanks again for the coaching sessions.  I had been going round in circles and was stuck in a rut. 

It started a chain reaction to change my life for the better."

Beyond Coaching...

Beyond coaching clients I lead an active lifestyle and enjoy challenging myself.  


I read as much as I can to learn, absorb new ideas and gain alternative perspectives to help me grow as an individual and improve as a coach.


I like to keep fit and have completed a number of marathons, half marathons and adventure races.  I also have a long-standing interest in martial arts and and train regularly in aikido.

Travel is a big personal passion and through it I have developed a love for photography.


"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams"

Eleanor Roosevelt


If you’d like to know more please complete the form below and click "Tell me more" below.

I'll be in touch very soon.

Please also feel free to email or call using the details below.


Martin Benefer

(+44) 07969 653 024

Data Protection

Information is collected and held by Stillwater Coaching in order to perform the contractual service of client coaching. 

Information held is limited to critical data, relevant to coaching relationships.  This information is either provided directly by clients (including name, address, contact details and relevant personal or business information), or captured during and after coaching sessions in the form of coaching notes.

All retained information is held securely and confidentially on a password-secured personal computer or in confidential office files.


Client information is not accessible to any third party, nor is it made available to any third party without the explicit prior consent of clients, and only then with the client’s specific needs and interests in mind, for example in the case of relevant referrals.

Any contact made with clients is related to contractual coaching services or to opportunities deemed directly relevant to clients based on known information.

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