Leadership development, coaching, management development, top team development, psychometrics.
BA (distinction), BSc, Hogan Assessment Systems Certification, EI Certification, Certified Coach (University of Strathclyde).
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
If you don’t like it then go and find something that you do.
What do you enjoy most about what you do?
The best bit of my job is when someone tells me that I’ve made a genuine difference to how they think and act.
Who is your favourite leader, and why?
Rosabeth Moss Kanter. I first came across her when she was editor of Harvard Business Review in the 90’s. She has been at the forefront of leadership thinking on subjects like diversity and gender and her book ‘The Change Masters’ is a modern classic.
What is your favourite business book, and why?
The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes and Posner. It’s a book that helped me realise that there are very basic fundamentals about leadership, and that leadership is not about job titles.
What tune do you sing in the shower?
Currently it’s Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1, by Mogwai, although in the spirit of fairness I do try to destroy a different tune every couple of weeks.
What would you invent?
I’d like to invent a ‘magic pass’ that gets me access to any place or any event that I fancy going to.