Executive Coach and Talent Advisor
Acre (2009 - Present)
Executive Director, Careers and Talent Consultant
Walk of Life Consulting (2009 - Present)
Provides sustainability & CSR market insight through links with Acre Resources and Weinreb Group and 15 years' consulting in the field.
For Individuals & Job Seekers: 1-1 coaching to increase competitive advantage in the sustainability job market;Increase clarity about the market through tangible tools and asking the tough questions; Design leading edge marketing materials - CV, Cover Letter, LinkedIn profile, bio, pitch; Increase confidence through aligning skills to the market's requirements
For Companies & Universities: Facilitate professional development through 360 Reviews; On-board new staff through coaching, institutional socialisation and the first 90 days; Design strategies for recruitment, retention and training/development; Provide outplacement support through workshops, tools and psychometric testing; Assess leadership and technical competencies of candidates in interview process
Project Director, Corporate Responsibility Services
CorporateCulture (2009 - 2010)
Managed and grew corporate responsibility advisory services for private sector clients.
- Advised on strategic CR issues including analysing opportunities and risks and engaging employees.
- Delivered services through stakeholder interviews, benchmarking, SWOT analyses, and roadmaps.
- Performed in-depth market interviews with senior sustainability leaders at 12 companies including:ABB Limited, Accenture, Bank of America, M&S, Virgin Group, and Vodafone Group.
Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Services
Deloitte (2007 - 2009)
Managed corporate responsibility advisory and assurance projects for FTSE 250 companies.
Head of Community Consulting and London Benchmarking Group (LBG)
The Corporate Citizenship Company (2006 - 2007)
Managed consulting projects and member services for FTSE 250 companies. Consulted more than 100 LBG members on impact measurement including Altria, Cadbury Schweppes, EMI, L’Oréal, Nokia, Reuters, Standard Chartered, and UNICEF.
- CR strategy review for Deloitte’s Global
- Employee Engagement for Capita Group
- Social Return on Investment (SROI) for Vodafone UK Foundation
Manager, Project Finance
WWF (2004 - 2005)
Provided the vital link between internal and external partners by managing 225 projects valued at £19m. Partners included: IKEA, Lafarge, the World Bank, and government aid agencies. Managed diverse team of 9 project finance officers from 7 nationalities.
Encounter Patagonia (1998 - 2002)
Founder of sustainable tourism company offering cultural immersion adventures in Patagonia, Chile