Matthew Laskaj

A specialist engineering and business trainer and experienced coach. Chartered Engineer, Fellow and Chair of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Scottish Region with more than 25 years’ experience in engineering, manufacturing and maintenance management roles. After studying mechanical engineering and industrial design, and working internationally, he now manages an engineering business delivering projects, training and coaching.

After 20 years of working in various engineering industries and organisations around the world, he founded an engineering consultancy 5 years ago which manages engineering projects and delivers training and coaching to industry professionals. Qualified as an Assessor L&D level 9, he also teaches apprentices in HNC in engineering and loves to help people develop their skills and discover their passion.

Coaching approach

The key to successful coaching is a relationship built on open communication and a systematic process to map out your steps to success. After clearly defining what you want to achieve, you will work together to uncover what is working well and not so well and map your outcomes. Through listening and questioning, Matthew will challenge you to grow and develop. We all have different strengths. Matthew is concerned with helping you build on them so you can succeed, learn to resolve problems and cope with everyday challenges.

What to expect

A real life, down to earth discussion which challenges you to reflect and develop solutions, strengths and skills. While Matthew may share his experiences and knowledge, his focus is for you to discover your own passion, unlock your potential and maximise performance. 

  • Clearly defined goals 
  • Develop strengths for real-life application 
  • Question and challenge yourself 
  • Accountability for your development 
  • Relaxed, open and fun environment 


Engineering manager · Project management · Training · Consulting · Coaching · Small business director 

Coaching style

Encouraging, challenging, questioning, creative, inspiring. 

Key words

Real life · Innovation · Career development · Leadership · Inspiration · Business 

Qualifications and memberships

  • Chair of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Scottish Region Committee 
  • CEng FIMechE - Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers 
  • Post Graduate Certificate of Business Administration – Murdoch University, Western Australia 
  • BEng in Mechanical Engineering – Monash University, Melbourne 
  • BTech in Technology (Industrial Design) – Monash University, Melbourne 

Delivery and pricing

Using an in-depth questionnaire, our coaches will take inventory of where you are now, next steps and will formulate a personalised plan focused on your requirements and desired outcomes.

Train your team

Tell us your team’s development needs and we’ll come to you with a specialised training programme, customised for your organisation.

What options are available?

  • Off the shelf – we can deliver any of our training courses at your chosen location, providing you with a cost-effective and efficient solution
  • Tailored courses– our personalised programmes can help you work through issues specific to your team or sector and equip you with the practical tools you need to move forward
  • Blended programmes – we use a range of delivery methods, development subjects and performance resources to ensure your team have the knowledge and skills they need to help your business thrive

More about in-house and tailored training.

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Some of the companies we've worked with

  • Alten
  • AMH Material Handling
  • Avara Foods
  • bmt
  • Bombardier
  • Bombardier
  • Frazer Nash
  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • International Nuclear Services
  • JCB
  • Martin Baker
  • National Composited Centre
  • Network Rail
  • Smurfit Kappa
  • sse

Our training acumen

  • Over 30 years of experience delivering training
  • More than 200 courses designed for engineers
  • Over 10,000 engineers trained each year
  • Trusted by over 800 companies
  • Business solutions delivered in 48 countries

Average customer rating: 4.75 out of 5

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