Midgie Thompson founded Bright Futures Coaching and is a Canadian-born Mental Performance & Lifestyle Coach who has worked in a variety of roles in the public, private and voluntary sectors in Canada and the UK. In the corporate world, she has worked with individuals from entry-level to deputy minister level. She has also worked with athletes from beginner to world championship-level. Thompson is the mental performance expert for H2Open Magazine and was an expert resource on BBC Radio Five Live Sports. She is also a triathlete and an open water swimmer that uses Neuro Linguistic Programming and hyponosis techniques. She has authored two books.