Special Skills: Leadership Development, Change Management, Internal Communication.

Sector Specialties: Private, Not-for Profit

  • 20 years of international experience in Europe, Asia and the US
  • Has significant industry experience working for professional services, financial services, pharmaceuticals and technology businesses
  • Background and training is in organizational psychology, coaching, change management and organizational behavior.
  • Has a track record for driving large scale change, diversity and merger projects for companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Microsoft, McKinsey & Co, Swiss Re, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Barclays Bank, Sapient, Mondi, RBS, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Merck & Deloitte.
  • In the leadership development field, has designed and delivered global programs for Roche, Ericsson, General Electric, British Airways, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank and AstraZeneca
  • Works on an individual basis with senior leaders, coaching individuals through significant career transitions or addressing particular development challenges
  • Founding Fellow of the Harvard-affiliated Institute of Coaching.

She has an MSc in Organizational Behavior from the University of London and BA in Business Administration from Oxford Brookes University as well as numerous coaching and psychometrical qualifications.  She is an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Change Management and the Journal of Employee Communication Management as well as a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council

The next ten years was spent with Smythe Dorward Lambert, the UK’s first change and internal communication consultancy (bought by Omnicom (NYSE)).  Originally based in London, she moved to Boston in 1999 to help open their US office with a team of six colleagues.  She was subsequently promoted to be President of Smythe Dorward Lambert’s Boston office.  Back in the UK, Kate joined Stanton Marris in 2004 to spearhead their private sector practice.  She founded run her own international coaching and consulting business in 2007.

Kate is a Founding Fellow of the Harvard-affiliated Institute of Coaching.  She has an MSc in Organisational Behaviour from the University of London and BA in Business Administration from Oxford Brookes University as well as numerous coaching and psychometrical qualifications.  She is an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Change Management and the Journal of Employee Communication Management as well as a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.  She regularly talks at conferences and corporate events about leadership challenges.  Her published work includes articles on women’s leadership, executive development, coaching, M&A integration issues and organizational change.