Waverley


"My passion is to see people, organisations & communities realise their full potential. I seek to create an environment that encourages people to think deeply, and to offer a quality of listening & questioning that help people find renewed clarity and energy, enabling them to pursue their goals AND to achieve organisational objectives."

 

Background

Guy is a director of Waverley Learning. He began his career in the army, where as Battalion Training Officer he developed several new ‘potential leader’ initiatives. He then spent 10 years in HRD within the Pharmaceutical Industry occupying HR Director roles for Johnson & Johnson and Ares Serono. This involved substantial experience in leading & supporting large scale organisational change, and significant input into refreshing leadership development.

Qualifications

Kingston Business School: Diploma in HR Management; Army Junior Staff College; Birmingham University: BSocSc Hons Political Science.

Facilitation experience and credentials

Guy has over 20 years’ experience working with senior leaders 1:1, with leadership teams, and in the context of phased interventions with the leadership community of organisations aiming to bring about cultural change. He has designed & delivered programmes with a wide range of corporate, Not for Profit and private clients in the UK, and cross culturally in Europe, Africa & Latin America.

Examples of recent work

SES: global cross cultural leadership programme for mid tier managers 

Britvic: Leadership development & coaching for the executive team & senior management team in UK & Ireland

World Vision: Executive Team formation with leadership development interventions for wider leadership forum

Magnox: Postgraduate leadership programme to support leaders in a major change process 

The Salvation Army: design & delivery of leadership programmes for senior leaders and regional teams

Other clients have included: C of E Bishops, Home Office, ATS Euromaster, PwC, Livability, NE London NHS Trust, Chubb Insurance Company of Europe SA, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Limited, Next Level International, Lucent Technologies, Pearson Education.

“Guy is incredibly insightful and encouraging. Even when you decide beforehand that you’re not going to do all the talking, you always end up doing it! He’s not self-centred at all and he’s always interested, very interested in people and asks very good insightful questions.”

Gillian Jackson, Salvation Army