BA (Hons), Barrister, FIPD, FRSA
Judy specialises in leadership development, strategic thinking, transition planning and facilitation of multi-agency and multi professional partnerships and teams and community consultations. Her portfolio of work includes executive coaching and development for directors and people in organisations across all sectors but particularly local government and the NHS, from NHS England to front-line services. In addition to providing bespoke development programmes for Boards and Executive Teams, she has successfully designed and delivered key strategic development programmes for clinical leaders in the NHS, including clinical leaders in Clinical Commissioning Groups, clinical directors and consultants in Hospitals and GP and specialist registrars. During the last two years, the portfolio of work has been heavily skewed towards mental health, primary care and integrated care systems.
Judy is an accredited assessor for the Myers Brigg Type Indicator and has qualified as a Thinking Environment Consultant and Coach with Nancy Kline and a Transitions Consultant with William Bridges in the US. Judy was a non-executive director in the NHS for twelve years with two Hospitals and a Primary Care Trust. Prior to starting her own business, she held senior roles in local government including Head of HR for Education in Kent County Council and Advisor to the Deputy Chief Executive. Before this, Judy worked for BP for seventeen years in a variety of personnel, industrial relations and legal roles across the spectrum of the oil industry from exploration to marketing. Judy has a degree in Business Studies and is a qualified Barrister, specialising in Employment Law. In 2013, she co-authored a book about the development and future of commissioning in health and social care and is a Visiting Fellow at the Bournemouth University Institute for Health and Social Care. Between
2015 and 2018, she was the Non- Executive Chair of a social enterprise providing primary-case based integrated urgent care. Judy is based in Kent and can be contacted at [email protected]. com or mobile 07836 255778.
Sally is a highly experienced facilitator and coach, specialising in applying her professional consultancy skills and in-depth knowledge of the health and care sector to individuals,
teams and organisations to optimise their delivery. Her current portfolio of consultancy work includes coaching, facilitation, team building and training for public and private
sector clients, with a particular focus on the health, housing, education and professional services sectors.
She was formerly the Chairman of NHS Berkshire, the commissioning organisation responsible for planning and overseeing health services in the area. She holds a portfolio of appointments that give her a broad perspective on care delivery and futures, including as Lay Member for a Clinical Commissioning Group and an Area Board Member for a large housing association. Sally’s previous career was with IBM’s professional services division where she undertook a variety of roles from project management, business management and technical and management consultancy across a number of industries, including banking, airlines and utilities. During this time, she proved her ability to manage high visibility projects with large teams, tight deadlines and significant impact on the client’s business.
Underpinning all Sally’s work is a strong theme of supporting and enabling individuals and teams to maximise their contribution. She is a qualified Thinking Environment Consultant using Nancy Kline’s methods, a Myers Briggs practitioner, and has practical experience of applying a variety of team building and psychometric techniques. She is also an accredited 360 degree facilitator for the NHS Leadership Academy. She has completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School, where she is currently studying towards their M.Sc. in Coaching and Behavioural Change.
Sally is based in Maidenhead, Berkshire and can be contacted on [email protected] or mobile 07557 880712.
Serena Evans is a professional actress of some 30 years; She trained at
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and subsequently she has worked extensively in the West End and for all the major theatre companies, including The RSC, Royal National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe, and on television in The Comic Strip Presents, The Thin Blue Line, and more recently, “Catastrophe” for Channel 4. She has also worked as a trainer and coach for 20 of those 30 years, bringing her theatrical skills, knowledge and talent to help people to connect and communicate more effectively and authentically when they are presenting to others. Serena works with mindfulness techniques, investigates whether presence and charisma can be learnt (she believes that they can), and, using a combination of her theatrical knowledge and her coaching skills, she opens participants to their innate storytelling skills.