Meet the Team

Nadia Hewstone
Executive School Leadership Coach

Nadia Hewstone is a former Headteacher who now works full-time as a professional coach. Through Destino Coaching. Nadia supports school leaders with coaching programmes and personal development work. She is also a neurodiversity advocate and champions the need to adjust curriculum and approaches to teaching which consider the strengths and needs of young people with autism, ADHD and other neurodiversity challenges. Nadia’s book ‘ The Unhappy Headteacher’ was launched this summer and is a guide for headteachers, who what to uncover the joy in the role and learn some tools to support them through some of the big challenges in headship.  Nadia lives in Norfolk with her husband and two teenage children.

Aziza Cranmer
Leadership Coach and Mentor

Aziza has been working with Destino Coaching as an Associate Coach and consultant since October 2022. She has been working in schools for twenty-three years and started her career by qualifying and working in New York as a teacher. After moving to the UK and gaining her QTS here, she has gone on to gain her NPQH qualification as well as becoming a certified coach. She has worked in a variety of schools, and alongside school leaders, in both primary and secondary, as well as in both public and private sector schools, and in a variety of context. Her greatest joys though, came in working within schools with high levels of need. As such, she worked for over thirteen years as a leader in schools such as these including as a Headteacher and school Governor.

Michael Hewstone
Operations Lead

Michael leads operation for Destino Coaching. He has over 20 years experience of business management in retail and 10 years premises and finance experience in schools. He is currently working as a finance manager for East Anglia Schools Trust (EAST) in Suffolk. As well as managing the operations for Destino, Michael offers mentoring and training for school business managers.

Victoria Wulff
Virtual PA

Victoria Wulff is the Virtual PA at Destino Coaching, and is responsible for providing administrative support to the coaching team. She has extensive experience in administration in both the public and private sectors and has worked in Children’s Services, School Administration and Business Support of a Multi Academy Trust. Before working in education, Victoria worked as a Graphic Assistant in an Architects practice and uses her design background and creative skills to produce promotional material and works on various design projects for Destino Coaching.