Alison brings a distinctive mix of research, creativity, empathy and challenge to ensure that there is real and meaningful impact.
She takes a partnership approach with clients – sitting alongside them to work through the real issues, opportunities and challenges they face. She is known for her ability to combine clarity and focus with flexibility and creativity – enabling her to adjust to the issues as they arise, whilst maintaining momentum and purpose. She has a strong track record in building long-lasting relationships with organisations and clients and delivering impactful transformation and leadership programmes.
Alison brings twenty years’ experience as a coach and consultant to her work. She has led large-scale culture transformation programmes with a range of organisations and brings a systemic approach to leadership and change challenges. Her client base spans global companies and organisations across the private, public, and not for profit sectors.
She has been an executive coach and systemic team coach for a number for executive and senior teams in central government and public bodies, NHS, banking and financial services, International NGOs, and the Church of England. As an experienced and accredited coach, she has also provided coaching supervision and professional support to internal coaches across a range of sectors.
In her earlier career as a senior manager for one of the world’s largest international development agencies, Alison brings experience in working in a global, fast moving, and complex environment, influencing across networks and organisational boundaries to deliver results. Having lived and worked in East Asia for six years, with a range of multinational organisations, she is skilled in working cross culturally and is fascinated by how organisations run in an international context with the added complexity of cultural difference.
Her professional development and accreditations include:
- Masters-level Diploma in Systemic Team Coaching, AOEC (to be completed)
- Gestalt in Organisational Development programme
- Certificate in Systemic Team Coaching, AOEC, 2017
- Foundation in Group Analysis (Institute of Group Analysis) 2015
- Time to Think –thinking partnerships – accredited 2005
- Advanced Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring (OCM) 2003
- Accredited in Team Connect 360, Facet Five, Team Scape
Alison lives in Oxford and has two daughters. She loves walking, trying to grow veg on the allotment and singing with a small group of friends.