A leadership consultant and coach with over 15 years of experience, Vanessa combines six years in strategy consulting with expertise in executive and personal development. She has co-created several flagship corporate leadership development programs and also works with leadership teams on both specific business challenges and wider organizational/cultural transformation programs. She is highly skilled at helping senior leaders improve their effectiveness at how they lead, both as individuals and groups, and also coach’s individuals in achieving their professional and personal goals. She has an ability to bring out the best in people and puts clients through their paces with a great sense of fun and partnership.
Vanessa started her career as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in London and Sydney. She was a core member of the strategy and organization practice areas and served clients across a wide range of industries, including media, retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, telecoms and financial services. Whilst at BCG, she gained operational experience on a six-month secondment to the UK’s largest women’s active wear retailer as Head of Direct Sales. As an independent consultant and coach, Vanessa has been working with senior executives and across layers of management on a wide range of business issues, including strategy development, organization design, leadership effectiveness and implementing change programs. She also contributed to the design of and coaches on an online personal and executive coaching program.
Vanessa brings special expertise in working with mindsets and integrating holistic approaches like mindfulness in order to help her clients achieve top performance in a sustainable and purpose-led way.