BA (Hons), MSc, MBPsS
As a coach and facilitator Sharon is known for quickly establishing rapport and working in an informal yet insightful manner to achieve the best outcomes. She has a warm yet challenging style, creating a trusting environment in which robust feedback can be given
Sharon is an independent Occupational Psychologist with a depth of experience of working in the leadership and management development field, executive coaching and action learning facilitation. She works in both the assessment and development of middle and senior level leaders and also with younger managers through talent management programmes that she both designs and delivers.
With 15 years experience in developing people, Sharon has coached or facilitated people from a wide range of occupational backgrounds, in both public and private sectors. She works with teams using psychometric profiling to raise their awareness of how they interact/preferred working styles and is a highly experienced facilitator of Action Learning Sets as part of leadership development programmes.
Internationally she had helped to set up a leadership and OD consultancy in South East Asia and delivered leadership programmes for the Singapore Civil Service. This has given her a depth of understanding about cultural differences, diversity and working with leaders with very different assumptions and outlooks.
Sharon tutors on the various post-graduate qualification programmes for Roffey Park Institute and was past Head of Talent Management when employed by Roffey Park as Principal Consultant. During this time she was also Programme Director for Personal Effectiveness. Sharon is an associate of the NHS Leadership Academy and set adviser for the Nye Bevan Programme, a qualification programme for aspiring Board Directors.
Organisations Sharon has worked with recently include: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Justice, Highways England, Bank of England, , Barclays Bank, Hyde Housing Association, Southeastern Trains and the Go-Ahead Group, National Audit Office, legal and financial professional services and engineering partnerships.