About Us

Introducing - Zlata M Stubbs, MA, PCC, MKcS

ICF accredited Coach

Erickson Professional  Coach

Born and educated in Slovakia, known then as Czechoslovakia and moved via the Netherlands to the UK in 1973. Zlata has a vast and varied experience in industry, in both technical, management, consulting and coaching capacity. Her background is in manufacturing and operational management.

Most of Zlata's working life was in various managerial functions within manufacturing industries in the UK, Netherlands, Hungary and Slovakia.

Although a resident of the United Kingdom for over 30 years, she speaks Slovak fluently, as she was born and educated in Slovakia, therefore also knows the culture, customs and educational backgrounds of this region including the Czech Republic and the language.  Zlata further speaks Dutch and some German.

Zlata's consulting activities have been based in the UK, Netherlands, Czech Republic and Slovakia working with multinational organisations.  Having been involved, during last 10 years, in setting up new green field factory sites in Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia for multinational companies.  The involvement in assignments ranged from Recruitment and Training to Operational Management and interim Plant Management, with projects' duration between 6 months and 3 years.  See Consulting.

Zlata's coaching activities started in 2004 as the perfect combination with her management skills.

In the area of coaching, she is focusing on external coaching of entrepreneurs and middle and top management in the UK and Slovakia and also runs 78 hour "Coaching in the worplace" course and coaching skills workshops for managers and internal coaches

She is a program manager for Net Expat - coaching expatriates and their spouses during their first 6-12 months working and settling in Slovakia.


See Coaching

ICF acredited Coach since 2008

Trained Coaching Supervisor since 2013

She has an extensive experience in management of people at all levels and can therefore understand the problems and issues which take place within the working environment. She truly believes in a fantastic potential of each individual, feels passionate about coaching and has the ability to inspire and become a real partner in any situation. 

She is a founder member of Slovak Association of Coaches SAKO, founded early 2006 and Slovak Chapter of ICF (International Coach Federation) founded in 2007, of which she was a president in 2008.

She is an Ambassador of Women Entrepreneurs both in the UK and in Slovakia, her passion to support women in business and management. 

She organises inspirational workshops for women entrepreneurs focused on setting and achieveing goals . 

History of project

ZMS Management Consulting was established in 2000 as a partnership in the United Kingdom.

ZMS Consulting & Coaching s.r.o. was established in 2005 in Slovakia

Our Associates

ZMS sets a high standard for the selection of Associates and these generally work in similar fields of business within the corporate world and have complementary skills.

ZMS coaching activities are focussed on Corporate clients, Entrepreneurs and Business owners in the UK and abroad. See Coaching.