I am passionate about supporting people and organisations to develop their potential through my consulting and coaching work; supporting children and young people through my volunteer work with the Scholars Academy Trust, NSPCC and Childline; supporting good government and governance through my consulting work with the Cabinet office and as a Number 10 Senior Independent Panel on key government appointments.
I have broad based business experience gained over 30 years, starting in P&G Brand management, followed by Tesco General management senior roles over 16 years, then as a high-level HR Consultant and Executive Coach across many sectors.
I have broad and deep HR experience and credentials as an HR Director in Tesco working across divisions and locations, and as an HR Consultant for the Cabinet Office. I have undertaken a wide variety of executive coaching and consulting projects across across business, government and the charity sector.
My professional qualifications include:
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My volunteer work has played a central and valuable part of my working life. I feel very fortunate to have brought up in the family I have, to have gained a place at a girls’ grammar school and being the first in my family to graduate from university.
These privileges I do not take for granted; they act as fuel to motivate me to use the experience and expertise I have gained to help and support children and young people.
Furthermore, my experiences on campus with schools and at the NSPCC and Childline give me an additional, invaluable perspective which I can bring into my coaching and consulting work.
My volunteer work includes: