I have many years of experience working with individuals, teams, and on organizational development inventions. I develop strong and deep relationships which facilitate personal, organizational growth and change.
I was a Director of a global leadership consultancy for 27 years, with a strategic responsibility for the growth strategy, and as a practitioner, gaining a wide range of experience in senior talent assessment, leadership and team development, and organizational transformation programs. Prior experiences includes Operational, HR and OD leadership roles in the Hospitality, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Airlines sectors.
I am co-author of the best-selling book ‘5 conversations to transform trust, engagement and performance at work’ and originated the development program which runs alongside it.
I am a Keynote speaker in the areas of personal and organizational transformation and have delivered presentations all over the world.
In recent years, my personal practice has majored in executive coaching and mentoring of aspiring and senior leaders The areas of my expertise include: Coaching senior leaders and executives on How to improve their effectiveness and Accelerate their performance, particularly through building trusting relationships.
Working with senior leaders to develop and align their personal and organizational goals and devise a path to achieving them.Strategies to be more effective in complex organizations through both formal and informal channels and approaches Leadership development for personal growth and helping leaders remove internal blocks to their success. Critical Incident Coaching, preparing coaches for key incidents where successful outcomes are critical.
I am International Coaching Federation [ICF] Accredited Coach, qualified Neuro-Linguistic Programming [NLP] Master Practitioner, certified in Coaching skills [coaching development], Psychometric Testing – Levels I and II, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator [MBTI] and Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior [FIRO-B]. I live in Harrogate, North Yorkshire in the UK.