THE EB leadership team




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Clients describe Sue as creative, tenacious and inspirational, with an infectious zest for life. She has worked with leadership development for over 30 years and, in addition to her client work, she speaks and teaches on leadership, presenting at conferences in the UK and abroad.  Sue completed her PhD in Leadership in 2013, and her research has inspired both the Leaderful Women Project and the establishment of Engendering Balance Ltd. As a respected author, she has published books on business psychology, management & leadership, organisational development, diversity, and coaching.  Sue has worked with leaders at the most senior level in Finance & Banking, IT, Logistics, NGO’s, Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals, Local Government, and the NHS. She has worked with women leaders and professionals in North and South America, Continental Europe and Australia, as well as the UK and Ireland.



Rosie is an explorer and translator of ideas, with a flair for developing them into actionable plans and value-adding outcomes. Her work is valued across many sectors and she builds strong relationships and deep understanding of her client's context.  A former international athlete, she continues to coach national, Olympic and Paralympic level professionals.  With an astute sense of what also creates the conditions for success outside the sporting context, she has been a highly regarded professional in leadership development, coaching and team facilitation for over 25 years, bringing a combination of theoretical rigour, pragmatism and a deep interest in people. She is co-author of "A Fresh Approach".  Rosie has worked in Engineering, Construction, Professional Sports Organisations, SMEs, Banking and Finance, Pharmaceutical, Civil Service and Telecommunications. Clients describe her as grounded and reflective, on a constant quest to deepen leadership wisdom and knowledge.

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Mary has a lively curiosity and an appetite for new possibilities.  She brings a blend of in-company and external consulting experience to her coaching, facilitation and leadership development work.  Her earlier career as a business psychologist and then as a senior leader within a global drinks business gave her insight across a wide range of sectors and geographies and has influenced her in taking a systemic approach with her clients.  Her focus is on enabling shifts in leadership behaviour and leadership culture towards a more progressive, balanced leadership approach, and she has co-authored "A Fresh Approach" with her partners in EB Ltd.  She has worked within sectors as diverse as the financial sector; media; shipping industry; oil and gas services industry; professional services; food and drink; engineering firms; and telecommunications.  Clients describe her as professional and engaging, combining constructive challenge with empathy.

EB Practitioner Partners



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With a background of enabling athletes, coaches and business executives to achieve, Paul sees the potential for world-class performance in everyone.  A values-based leader, his success as Head of Performance for England Women’s Cricket, testifies to his grasp of how excellence looks and feels - and what it takes to achieve it. He brings this passion to developing leaders.



Alison brings her experience in complex international roles to the provision of innovative solutions to leadership challenges.  In her work as a coach and facilitator, she is grounding and inspiring.  She connects with people and challenges them to go beyond what they thought possible, opening up different perspectives that help them make real and sustainable progress.




Fuelled by a strongly entrepreneurial nature, Dave is tenacious in seeking successful outcomes.  He is inquisitive with a deep interest in understanding what makes people effective as leaders.  He successfully combines the running of stimulating leadership development programmes, with hisbusiness challenges and responsibilities as Chair of the Smaller Earth Group.




Lindsay brings clarity to the complex areas of authentic leadership, career development, cross-cultural effectiveness, and wellbeing.  She coaches leaders for development and lasting transformation, taking psychological and systemic approaches that enable lasting change by going beyond what presents on the surface. She is EMCC accredited at Senior Practitioner level.




Jon is an experienced business coach and OD specialist who combines psychological insight with an understanding of business.  He works with a whole systems perspective, appreciating the interconnectedness not just of business life but of life in general and helping individuals and teams achieve sustainable goals. He has great insight and a warmly facilitative way of working.




Kerry is most fulfilled when supporting the stretch into new leadership possibilities. She quickly gets to the heart of an issue and brings clarity to what needs to be done. Based in Ireland, Kerry works in sectors including health, finance, engineering and pharmaceutical.  People experience her as wholehearted, compassionate, curious, and observant.




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As a CEO and Executive Director in the public sector, Shelley has successfully grappled with the demands of leadership, studied it, practiced it, learnt from the mistakes. Her passion to enable good leadership in others fuels her work and carries into her coaching and facilitation, complementing her capacity to take a systemic and strategic perspective.



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Jesper Bobjerg has extensive experience in working with leaders and organizations, both as a leader, consultant and coach. Jesper has been a international leader in the media business for several years, with a focus on leadership, strategy, change management, as well as creating growth and results.


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Kia Karrebæk is an experienced coach with a Master degree from the IT University, a bachelor degree in Korean culture and is educated as psychotherapeutic organizational consultant. Kia has worked for 13 years in the financial sector as IT project manager, Operations manager and as HR manager in an HR development department. Kia also work with outplacement and has her own therapeutic praxis.