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Annie is a passionate and highly experienced learning and development professional having worked at the Financial Times as Global Head of Leadership and Development.

She specialises in 1:1 and team coaching, strategic planning and is highly skilled at helping business leaders, teams and organisations through periods of change and transition. Annie has a strong track record in helping clients achieve companywide goals and business transformation strategies.

Annie quickly builds strong relationships, creating a climate of trust and empowerment which enables her clients to become the best version of themselves and deliver business results. She has over 20 years’ experience working with business leaders to improve retention, lower attrition and create motivated high performing teams.

Operational Experience:

  • Executive coaching to the Financial Times Board of Directors
  • Creation of a global Learning and Development syllabus and content design for the Financial Times
  • 1:1 executive coaching to over 450 senior leaders at BNP Paribas
  • Provided 1:1 Exec coaching to world leading pharmaceutical company Owen Mumford for over 120 employees at senior level
  • Lead facilitator and 1:1 coach to Channel 5
  • Consultancy on broad HR activities, including employee relations, conflict resolution and retention.


  • Certified coaching practitioner
  • ActionCoach accredited coach
  • Leader & Design Certificate for the creation of training and development materials
  • Diploma in facilitation
  • NLP practitioner
  • Certificate in mentoring practice
  • Disc certified (psychometric)
  • Cert Ed -Oxford
  • Prince 2 Project Practitioner.


  • 1:1 and team coaching at Board, Exec and senior Leadership level
  • 1:1 coaching for Women in Leadership
  • Building impact and influence to get results
  • Developing confidence and resilience in others
  • Challenging behaviours supportively and objectively to enable positive change
  • Directed and designed Leadership development programmes in over 19 countries
  • Designing and facilitating Development and Assessment Centres
  • Providing consultancy on broad HR activities, including employee relations, conflict resolution and retention
  • Worked with a number of charities to bring the parallels of leadership, mental resilience and motivation to both private and public sectors
  • Highly experienced in both private and public sectors enabling them to lead and deliver cultural change and business transformation.