30 years experience as a leadership coach and developer, working at senior levels in a wide range of organisations-government, publishing, HE, construction and engineering, as well as working internationally in Europe and the Far East. Experience of leadership as Director of Open Programmes at Roffey park between 1990 and 2000; responsible for £5m budget, staffing, quality, and innovation.

Reputation as a thought provoking coach. Able to create a safe space for individuals and groups to explore the realities of working relationships and leadership. Any session with Lesley is likely to balance exploration of issues with the practicalities of identifying actions and next steps

Professional Credentials – Postgrad certificate in gestalt coaching and consulting, MBTI and FIRO B accredited, Dimensions leadership profile accredited, Mediation certified from Regent College


  • Performance and Leadership coaching
  • Team facilitation
  • Workshops
  • Conflict management
  • Mediation

“Thank you so much for being such an inspirational facilitator. Your ability to craft and pose insightful questions is a great skill that you possess, and I’m trying to learn to do! Thanks so much.”

Senior leader HMPPS