Kathleen is an organisational consultant, executive coach and researcher. She is an associate of Ashridge-Hult Business School, where she was director of the MSc and Doctorate in Organisational Change until 2015.
Kathleen’s work is grounded in her personal experience of leading teams through challenging transitions and in her ongoing research into the areas of consulting, organisations and change. She draws on a wide range of frameworks, including Gestalt, Psychodynamics, NLP, T-Group facilitation, Appreciative Inquiry and Positive Psychology.
She works from an appreciative and strengths based orientation. She supports her clients, individuals, groups and organisations, to identify and develop their core talents in pursuit of their goals and to develop strategies to overcome the inevitable weaknesses.
Kathleen has extensive experience in personal, team and organisational development and has worked internationally with private, public, charitable and not for profit sector clients, including Southampton University, BBC, NHS, NIHR, World Health Organisation, Cancer Research UK, Marks & Spencer, Nokia, Microsoft, BP, Credit Suisse and Towry.
Kathleen as BA and MA in Adult Education, a postgraduate teaching qualification and an MBA. Her PhD research centred on organisational consulting.
She has dual Belgian-British nationality and enjoys working across cultures.
What clients say about Kathleen:
- “Kathleen thinks with you, rather than for you. She helped me to see that I really did know what I needed to do next"
- “Avoids the terrible simplification of complex and knotty issues and stopped me from jumping to premature conclusions. Not an easy feat! "
- “As well as highly experienced, Kathleen has a wealth of theories and frameworks to draw on, all of which she brings in refreshing and accessible ways"
- “She’s been a true inspiration for me"