About Linda

Linda Bonnar- Coach, Author & Keynote speaker

Linda Bonnar is a pragmatic and client-centred Advanced Master NLP Coach and MindBridge Trainings® certified NLP trainer. Combining her Advanced Master NLP certifications, Professional Coach accreditations, and her 14 years of experience in Education, Linda assists corporate clients overcome the challenges and complexities with regards to people-development, talent management and organisational success. Her coaching experience includes a broad base of clients from leading global organisations through to entrepreneurial start-ups. Committed to the goals of her clients, Linda is a vivacious, energetic and motivating coach, author, trainer and keynote-speaker.

Her work as an Executive Coach has seen Linda create bespoke training and professional development sessions for International companies such as Guardian Wealth Management and Al Naboodah Group Enterprises. Linda enables her private executive clients to overcome the Impostor Syndrome to ignite their confidence and drive their own success.

In 2017, Linda combined her experience in International Education with her love of writing and passion for coaching to produce her first coaching book, PRESS PLAY and the PRESS PLAY 30- Day Journal. This first publication and her experience in working with young adults, has earned her a formidable reputation as a Future Leaders Coach in the UAE.


With over forteen years of experience in Education before she established her own coaching business,  Linda has an honours Degree in History and Philosophy from The National University of Ireland, Galway, a Higher Diploma in Education and Higher Diploma in Public Relations from University College Dublin.

Linda began her Coach training with Evolved Coaching in 2012 and has since gained an Advanced Coaching Certification and Master NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Coach and Practitioner Certification from MindBridge Trainings, USA.


Previous and Current Projects:

Linda produces and delivers a range of professional development sessions to educational specialists in the UAE focusing on maximizing performance

Activating Happiness seminars to local organisations

Introduction to NLP as an Influential Communication Tool

Dealing with the Impostor Syndrome

Lead Facilitator for GASCO Women in Leadership program, Abu Dhabi

Motivational and keynote speaker for the Irish Business Network Leading Ladies, Guardian Wealth Management & Women in Business and cosmetic firms Estée Lauder and Bobbi Brown ME

Member of the Women's Health Advisory Board (Middle East) and regular contributor to other local media organisations


As an advocate of Mental Health, Linda works to break the stigma and silence that still surrounds this topic by delivering talks to local schools and companies on Activating Happiness. Linda is highly focused on continuous personal growth and life-long learning. As a highly energetic individual she constantly seeks new challenges, both mental and physical. To date she has completed nine marathons, along with two ultra-marathons of 50km and 72km, and is currently training for a Boston qualifier.  Linda consistently aims for excellence.

Get in touch with Linda now to arrange your coaching consultation at linda@lindabonnarcoaching.com or (+971) 502038564