Our Story Passionate about supporting organisations and individuals

Energised Engagement specialise in working with organisations who challenge employees to work in high pressure, changing environments. We aim to be the recognised leader in helping companies create working environments where leaders, employees and teams can feel and perform at their best, and we do this because we believe life is about helping others truly fulfil their potential.

Ian Rustige, ACC

Managing Director and Coach ..

Ian set up Energised Engagement to expand on his passion for helping clients unlock their full potential and enable their teams to perform and feel at their best. He is a passionate coach and facilitator who works 1:1 and in groups.

Ian understands the opportunities and challenges corporate life can bring. He spent 15 years working across industry in the areas of business improvement, change and learning. During which time he experienced leading teams in complex organisations, and also savouring the highs of accomplishment and learning from the lows of failure.

He developed his passion for coaching after he experienced a period of burnout, and received some life-changing coaching through which he began to design his current professional chapter driven by his love of finding true engagement and fulfilment. Ian is now a transformational coach facilitating leadership development programmes including inclusion and diversity leadership development, and group and team coaching to develop high performance team behaviours.

Clients who work with Ian comment that they are always struck by how much he loves working with people. He enters his coaching and training with a genuine enthusiasm, optimism and positivity for the future but in a gentle and compelling way; it is the hallmark of his style. Ian holds an ACC International Coach Federation credential, an Engineering degree and a Masters degree in Management. In his spare time, Ian loves running and cycling in the Surrey Hills.


Geoff McDonald

Strategic Advisor..

Geoff McDonald knows from his experience of helping to architect the transformation of Unilever that energised and engaged employees enhance business performance. He is best known as a global advocate, campaigner and consultant who is passionate about embedding purpose as a key driver of business performance, and addressing the stigma of mental ill health in workplaces.

Geoff’s strengths are his ability to influence C-suite teams on strategic matters and delivering strong ideas on how workplaces can embed purpose and mission. Geoff is a strategic thinker, advisor and  keynote speaker.

Our Values At the heart of how we work

Authenticity : We bring our true selves to the party! This is what clients buy into when receiving our training and coaching. We have a genuine interest in supporting and enabling you to do your best work.

Presence : We are there with you and you will find our presence to be a blend of energy and compassion.

Performance : In a competitive world, performance is essential but we work to create a culture of performance in perspective. We aim to have fun whilst we bring out the best in you, so you can perform at your peak.

Balance : We work with you as a whole person so you can consider every aspect of you as an individual. Within this, we work with balance so you can build awareness of how to truly operate at your best.

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