Cole-McKee Partnership Associates
As part of our model of working with our clients, we have established some strong and enduring relationships with a group of colleagues who have the same core values about their work as we do and who bring particular skills and talents to working with our clients.
At present, we currently include the following within our Associate Group:
After several years working with us as a client, Barry started working with us as an Associate five years ago. Prior to becoming a consultant, Barry worked in the oil industry in a variety of line and human resources roles, latterly specialising in Organisation development and internal consultancy. Barry is an experienced facilitator on our Influence and Leadership programmes and has also worked with a number of our clients as an Executive Coach. He has recently put his wide knowledge and extensive experience to good use by doing some high profile facilitating at board level and helping key business teams to achieve excellent results in change processes. He has worked across a wide spectrum of client sectors including financial services, leisure, property development, oil and accountancy. Barry is an Advanced Practitioner of Executive Coaching and is a skilled and experienced practitioner of Action Learning.
Diana has been working with us since 1998. In that time she has worked on our Influence Styles and Strategy programme as well as a number of leadership and team development programmes. Diana has also undertaken Executive Coaching with Cole-McKee clients, sometimes as follow-up to leadership development work and sometimes as part of their ongoing personal development. Diana has worked in the finance and leisure sectors with Cole-McKee and also has extensive experience of pharmaceuticals, telecoms, FMCG and technology organisations. Diana was born in the USA and has lived in Germany as well as now living in the UK. She has found her international background very relevant to much of her work with multinational clients. She has a BA in Psychology and an MSc in Occupational Psychology.
Rob has been working with us for more than six years offering us his expertise in the field of Outdoor Training and team development. His early career involved work with disturbed and delinquent teenagers and he has extended his knowledge in to Management Development primarily working in leadership, team building and group dynamics. His work with us has included designing and delivering innovative outdoor programmes for financial services and the leisure sector. He has also designed several exercises for teams building a stronger collective awareness and shows creativity and flair in helping people to identify their strengths and development needs. Additionally, Rob has experience with media organisations, the automotive industry and transport.
Warren joined us as an Associate in 1997 having worked with us in a client capacity for a number of years. He has worked as an organisational consultant, a leader and internal consultant within the finance, retail and government sectors. He is a Gestalt trained Facilitator and Occupational Psychologist and his work with Cole-McKee Partnership has encompassed Influencing skills, team development, facilitation and Leadership Development. He has direct experience of working with the finance and property sectors on our behalf and additionally has worked in retail and local government .
Tony joined us in 1997 after a successful and varied career in the oil industry. He is a Psychologist with a particular interest in working with teams and on issues relating to leadership, change and culture. He enjoys working in multi-cultural environments and speaks French fluently, Spanish very well and can ‘get by’ in several other languages. His work with us has included team building and leadership development in the leisure, transport, finance and manufacturing sectors and in addition he has extensive experience of oil, engineering and pharmaceutical sectors.
Ken started working with us in 1998 after having worked for a number of years as a highly successful and respected Sports Coach. He now brings his wealth of experience from that field, plus his experience in production and marketing, to his work with business teams and individuals. Ken is qualified as an Occupational Psychologist, Sports Psychologist and is a Trainer and Master Practitioner in NLP. He has also worked as a research psychologist in the human performance arena and this enables him to help individuals make fast and enduring changes. As an Associate of Cole-McKee Partnership he has worked as an Executive Coach in the finance sector and on Influencing and Leadership programmes for the property, distribution and gases sectors. Additionally Ken is the sports Psychologist for a professional football club, a rugby club and a number of top ranking sports professionals.