Most of my clients are senior level executives in the private and public sector who want to become more effective in leading their organizations to achieve better business results and to improve personal effectiveness as individuals and leaders.
The focus is on developing the leadership skills of high potential talent at every level of the organization so that they become more capable leaders. I also assist leaders in developing and refining their management practices and strategies for increased performance, teamwork and results.
My clients are intelligent, hardworking, motivated and have a strong desire to continuously improve themselves. They are often facing barriers which may be holding them back from becoming more successful.
I work throughout Europe, designing and delivering training events and workshops on a range of subjects including leadership development, management and soft skills such as communication and building relationships
I recently Mentored a leadership team through a significant re-organization, and an individual setting up a business for the first time. I am a Business Mentor with Business Wales (Welsh Government Department).
With a commercial insight and an understanding of the people elements of business, I am committed to helping others transform and overcome challenges. I draw from my experiences of leading teams successfully, and a wealth of knowledge accrued over 25 years of public, private and third sector operational and management experience. I have worked in India, Africa, Alaska and across Northern Europe.
Before embarking on my freelance career, I was the Head of Coaching and Mentoring for the Welsh Government, leading on initiatives throughout the Public Sector in Wales. Since 2009, I have led on Organizational Development and Change Management initiatives across the Welsh Public Services.
Since 2013, I’ve been working in the following sectors Coaching and Mentoring, Developing teams, helping them implement Continuous Improvement initiatives, and Facilitating Senior Leadership off-site events:
• Aviation / Aerospace – General Dynamic (Jet Aviation) – Switzerland
• Local and Central Government – England and Wales
• Third Sector / Charities – Wales
• Utility Sector – Dwr Cymru / Welsh Water
• Train Operators – Southeastern – England
• Pharmaceutical Sector – Norgine – England and Wales
• Health and Social Care providers – England and Wales
• Fostering Services – Wales
• Manufacturing – Arla Foods – England and Wales and Pepperl+Fuchs – Germany, Scandinavia and UK
• Approved trainer for Airbus (Airbusiness Academy, Toulouse)
I write for professional journals, having had numerous articles on Coaching and Workplace Mentoring published. My recent article on the subject of Confirmation Bias was the lead article in the May, 2016 edition of Professional Social Work magazine.
Since 2001, I have lectured at Swansea University (College of Human and Health Science). My ongoing contribution was recognised in January 2014 when I was made an Honorary Lecturer. Currently, I teach at under-graduate and post-graduate (BSc. and MSc.) levels.
I am also a trained Mediator with over 15 years of practice experience. I have helped many individuals and organisations to overcome disputes and achieve sustainable solutions.