Doug has been a management consultant for over 20 years, following a successful career as a line manager with both Unilever and Rank Xerox. Prior to founding Cerus Consulting he was a Director of a global specialist HR consultancy (The Hay Group) where he was responsible for retail sector leadership as well as managing the relationships with a number of major national and international client accounts. Doug has worked with numerous national and multi-national organisations, in the UK, Europe and Africa, and has extensive experience of working with public, private and not for profit organisations. He is an accredited NLP Business Practitioner and an experienced coach. He has a BSc in Electronics from Cardiff University, an MBA from Durham Business School and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
His consulting expertise embraces employee engagement, talent management and competency development, reward and recognition, performance management, work measurement – including job evaluation and job families, organisational design and leadership development.
Doug has also developed a range of research based, web enabled diagnostics to help organisations measure employee engagement & organisational health, provide competency based 360° assessment and deliver on-line psychometric assessment and has pioneered the Resourceful Conversations™ approach to performance management.
Cornelia is an experienced management and personal development consultant with a focus on helping managers and their teams work more effectively and thereby improve business performance. Cornelia uses her knowledge of Solutions Focus techniques to engage people and ensure her work has a very practical and results-orientated outcome.
Cornelia has worked as a Facilitator, Consultant, Trainer and Coach across the private, charitable NGO and public sectors since 1998. Prior to establishing her own consultancy in 2004, Cornelia worked in the Finance and IT sector in Team Leader, Trainer and Training & Development consultant roles; primarily for the Global Investment Bank, Credit Swiss First Boston. In addition to working in the UK she has worked in her native Germany and in Slovenia, giving her valuable international and cross-cultural work experience. Cornelia has an MA in Business Studies, is CIPD qualified with the Advanced Diploma in Training and Development and has the certified coaching qualification - Solutions Focus Professional.
Expertise Areas: Management Development, Remotivating & Lifting Team Morale, Virtual Teams – Distance Management, Teambuilding, Change Management, Personal Development, Coaching.
If you are working to make the world a better place, Jacqueline would like to help. Jacqueline's background is in management consultancy in the commercial sector and during her eight years with the Hay Group Jacqueline carried out projects in strategy clarification, culture change, performance management, organisational development, leadership development, and change management for such clients as Unilever, Reuters, Yell Group, Anglo American, Centrica, FE Colleges, and The British Council. She also took part in the Hay Group research into teacher and head teacher effectiveness for the UK government's education department.
Jacqueline also has significant direct management experience including having led a turn-around project for Hay Group's Information Services Division, established a centre of excellence for project management in the consultancy, and led the review and re-launch of Hay Group's UK executive coaching practice.
Since completing a sabbatical working as a strategic planning advisor for a local NGO in Bangladesh through VSO, and subsequently founding J Hill Associates in 2004, Jacqueline has worked with Marie Stopes International, Age UK, Amnesty International, Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) International, The Children's Trust, People In Aid and Merlin, and is a VSO trainer for pre-departure volunteers. She has worked both in the UK and in developing countries such as Bangladesh, Namibia and Kenya. Projects include strategic planning, coaching, team building, leadership development, structure change and change management.
Jacqueline is a qualified coach and member of the ICF (International Coach Federation), a member of Prime Timers, a corporate member of ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations) and a Fellow of the RSA. She is an active networker and loves bringing together people with common challenges and interests.