I have a passion for creating the environment and holding the space to enable others to learn and develop their skills in the area of leadership development.
Jamie started his career in the 1970’s as a Town Planner for a District City Council in the UK. He moved to the United Stated in 1980 and worked in a variety of roles in development training using the outdoors as one of many training vehicles.
In 1984 he founded a training and development group in the United Kingdom which over time become a executive development consulting practice, based in the UK and operating in the UK and in a variety of other countries around the world.
Jamie formed a training and development practice in 1984 which went on to focus on Executive and Leadership development in the 1990’s. Jamie works with clients from his own practice and in partnership with a number of other global and small niche consultancies
Main types of role with clients
Executive Coaching, facilitation, consultant, OD consultancy, training and development
Main activities and with whom
Executive coaching: mostly with senior executives in global and national organisations (Rail Track, Microsoft, GSK, Buro Happold, Diageo, BAT, Disneyland Paris, Pfizer, Heinz, NHS)
Executive Team development: With BAT, Heinz, Pepsi, Coca Cola, Guinness, Volkswagen Group, GSK, Pfizer, NHS, BAE systems, Environment Agency, 3M, Shell, BBC
Leadership Development: With food, drinks, aerospace, engineering, pharmaceuticals, hotels, Government Organisations
Cultural Change and OD interventions:
Large group work – e.g. Open Space facilitation – NHS and Pharmaceutical companies
Development centre work with IT, Pharmaceuticals, Railways, Food companies
Development and Assessment Centre work
GSK, Microsoft, Tesco, Heinz, Network Rail, Computacenter, National Grid, Honda
Particular areas of expertise
Organisational Behaviour, Executive coaching, Facilitation, Action Learning facilitation, Development and Assessment centre consultancy, cultural change, Management/Leadership Development
Health / NHS, Education, Financial Services, Telecoms, Food and Drink, Pharmaceuticals, Defence Industries, Engineering, IT, Automotive, BBC,
licensed to use 360 Feedback, Myers-Brigg Step I, FIRO B, FIRO elements, KAI, 16 PF5, CPI, Hogan’ series, Gordon’s, all level A instruments, Various EQ instruments, Various licensed 360° feedback tools, Transactional Analysis, Belbin
Geographical spread of clients
SW Region, national, European, International clients in the United States, South Africa, SE Asia, Australia, Canada, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East
Languages spoken and to what standard
Relevant Professional Training/Qualifications / Memberships
- CIPD - Member
- BPS – Hold Level A and level B in occupational testing
- AMED - Member
- CIM – Member
- ICF – Member
- EMCC - Member
Teaching commitment at University of Exeter
E-Coach on MA in Leadership Studies
Workshops for the Leadership South West
I have a passion for creating the environment and holding the space to enable others to learn and develop their skills in the area of leadership development. I do this is through building strong trusting relationships as a coach, and facilitator, enabling those I work with explore, challenge their assumptions and make positive change happen, in a safe environment. I bring a wealth of experience and knowledge from the hundreds I have engaged with over the years from spread of industries, cultures and professions, and a strong desire to share this with others.