MA, MAC, ICF-PCC, FRSA
Hetty brings 30 years of global corporate experience, working with leaders and their team to accelerate performance and transform outmoded ways of operating to fulfill their vision. Here unique contribution is based on her studies and expertise in the areas of psychology and executive coaching. She is a best-selling author and her career and skill has spanned the arts and media as a journalist, health from her disciplined yoga practice and working with NGO’s to make a difference in key societal issues. She has designed and led large-scale global corporate culture change programmes.
A key focus and commitment for Hetty is women’s empowered leadership: projects include Femmes Leaders de Demain, a European funded leadership programme in North Africa for young women activists, and her successful niche programme: Purpose Power Presence. She is a Partner and Senior Consultant with The Flourish Initiative, a Senior Consultant with Performance Consultants International.
Hetty teaches on the Executive Coaching Diploma at the IMI in Dublin, and is the Editor of Coaching Perspectives, the AC global magazine. She holds a Masters in Psychoanalytic and Systemic Approaches to Consulting with Organisations from the Tavistock Centre (UEL), a Certificate in Coaching Supervision from Oxford Brookes, and a Masters in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute (UL),. She is married with two millennial daughters. Her new book, The Future of Coaching: vision, leadership and responsibility in a transforming world, published by Routledge is out now.
The Fitness Jungle (with Christopher Connolly; Century-Hutchinson 1986)
The New Guide to Women’s Health (with Dr. Norma Williams; Macdonalds 1985)
Dieting Makes You Fat (with Geoffrey Cannon; Century 1983, Sphere 1985, Simon & Schuster 1985. Translated and published also in Holland, Norway, Finland, Japan, etc. (No.1 in the UK non-fiction best-seller list 1983)
‘Don’t play by the rules: how to reignite women’s fire in the workplace’ Guardian Women in Leadership, 17 March 2016
‘Shared Ownership’ in Coaching at Work, Nov/Dec 2013 [download below]
‘What the Cherokee can teach business leaders about sustainability’ Guardian Sustainable Business, 6 August 2013
‘Psychosynthesis – A Practical Psychology For Our Times’, April 2013
‘The Beast Within – coaching the dark and the light’ in Coaching at Work, May 2011 — “Commended” by the Editorial Board in the category ‘Best Thought Leadership Article, 2013’