Profile Coaching Coaches

Based in North Canterbury, Marina has 30 years experience with the DISC product. In 2015 she qualified as a registered Extended DISC practitioner with HR Profiling and in 2019 received her Master Trainers qualification.  For 4 years she was mentored by Mike Carr as he helped to prepare her to became a Master Coach.  Marina is now qualified to certify practitioners across Australasia and support them in their own business application.

For 15 years Marina contracted to the NZIM (NZ Institute of Management) facilitating around NZ for organisations and teams in communications, relationships, team development and leadership.

For 5 years Marina worked for CLEAR Communications as a NZ wide facilitator for tele communication, customer services and relationships.

In 2000 she and her husband launched RhodoDirect an online specialist Rhododendron business, Marina was responsible for the set up, management, customer service, marketing and social media.  It sold in 2020 freeing her up to coach full time and support individuals and business owners in their own development.

Marina Shearer – BSc. psychology - The University of Canterbury.  Diploma Professional Coaching - Southern Institute of Technology. Master Trainer - HR Profiling.



Grant Mangin draws on his experience as an interviewer in the media to get to the heart of any marketing and communications challenge, diagnose issues accurately and efficiently, and formulate marketing and communications strategies to refocus, rebrand or reposition a business or organisation.

Grant has re-branded and launched products and services, written and implemented marketing and communication strategies and originated creative campaigns. He has produced a range of marketing collateral including newsletters, brochures, videos and merchandising. Grant brings strategic focus to projects, ensuring they integrate into a client’s overall marketing and communication strategy.

A published author, Grant enjoys refining complex communication issues into easily understood messages that can be effectively delivered to clients, stakeholders, staff and target audiences.

Grant has thirty years experience working across the television, advertising and public relations industries, in the public and private sectors, managing his own businesses for the past twenty years.

Grant Mangin – Marketing and Communications Coach MA (Hons - First Class) – University of Canterbury