Janet is an experienced, inspirational and practical change agent with over twenty years’ experience in both the corporate world and as a successful entrepreneur. She is known for her outstanding results for her clients and is passionate about helping and empowering you to get exactly where you want to with your life both personally and professionally. Janet’s corporate background was with Shell UK/Shell International for more than a decade, where she had a successful career negotiating and trading oil. Subsequently, Janet co-founded and launched her own training delivery and publishing business that she later successfully sold and which continues to thrive today.
She continues to consult individuals, and is retained as an ongoing consultant by many of her past clients for her rare blend of intuitive personal wisdom and hard-nosed strategic and operational nouse. Janet’s clients range from entrepreneurs, politicians to academic institutions, business schools and tech companies. She is a business coach at Imperial College, London, helping entrepreneurs with their start-ups in science innovation and other leading edge technologies. She is also a coach for Climate-KIC, Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership coaching post graduate entrepreneurs on start-ups and innovation for businesses that help to mitigate climate change, lead coaching for the prestigious "Greenhouse"pre-incubation programme. She has represented Climate -KIC at the UN Headquarters in New York presenting to future leaders at their Youth Assembly on entrepreneurship and running a workshop to inspire innovation in line with UN sustainability goals.
Janet is passionate about empowering female entrepreneurs and is part of the EIT Heath project (partnered with IESE Business School, Imperial College London, Karolinska Institutet, Technische Universität München and P.A.U. Education) where she is involved in the development of a mentoring programme for empowering women entrepreneurs in health innovation. She is also part of the GENiE group at Harvard Business School.
As a mentor to both MBA graduates at the Imperial Business School, to start-ups in the Clean-Tech environment at London Business School, and entrepreneurs at EIE (European Institute for Entrepreneurship) in partnership with Bloom Accelerator,Janet has a passion for inspiring and coaching both individuals and businesses to succeed and excel in leadership and innovation.
Janet is a partner at Macgregormurray.com, a training organisation and well-being experts who use the latest research from neuroscience and psychology and whose focus is on supporting individuals and teams to optimise their performance and excel in the workplace. Using mindfulness can help those exercising leadership to tap into the clarity and creativity necessary to ensure wisdom in decision-making and focused, authentic leadership. A natural at training new entrepreneurs in the art of leadership,team building and communication, she’s also passionate about working with more established HNWI to optimize their lives, and to consider philanthropy as part of their portfolio of activities and investments, especially in the environmental arena. She herself was a trustee and treasurer of www.kaiskids.org and she regularly spent time in Cambodia working with the children still suffering from the absence of almost two generations of adults after the Khmer Rouge genocide.
An inspirational leader and communicator, Janet holds a BA in Business Studies from University of Manchester and a Professional Diploma in Marketing. She later trained in Neuro Linguistic Programming (the science of human change and motivation) under the personal tutelage of Richard Bandler, the Founder of NLP (who also trained Paul McKenna) and holds the highest level (Master) as an NLP Practitioner, and is certified in hypnotherapy. She continuously invests in her continued professional development as a change agent and has trained with both Joseph McClendon III and Anthony Robbins, two further world leaders in the field of Neuro-science and performance optimization. She is a member of the Institute of Leadership & Management and is constantly challenging herself and maximising her expertise in this field. Janet was personally mentored by Ali Campbell, considered by the profession to be one of the worlds very best NLP Practitioners, and is a personal coach trained by CTI (Coach Training Institute). She is also accredited in Alternate Dispute Resolution a skill that she finds highly valuable when helping clients to manage difficult situations both personally and business wise. Janet is also the personal development and executive coach at the Chelsea Health Club and is a published author in the personal development field (books available on Amazon).
Kirsty has been working in the field of personal and organizational development since her early twenties as an educator & facilitator; consulting, training, coaching and speaking. She is a certified leadership and communications executive coach with extensive experience in supporting clients ranging from board and senior management level to entrepreneurs and students.
Alongside her rigorous academic and professional background, Kirsty brings presence and depths from decades of experience as a practitioner and instructor in mindfulness meditation, yoga and holistic personal development. In her earlier years she rode for Scotland and participated in many team sports, which provided personal insight into the potent role of sports in character development.
Hundreds of clients have benefited from Kirsty’s transformative blend of coaching, based on the latest research, with her natural warmth, empathy, intuitive ability and sense of humor. She believes ‘life is for living!’