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With a background in organisational development and professional education, Kay has worked across both the public and private sectors, with organisations of all sizes in a variety of Leadership and Advisory roles. Kay has experience in managing cultural change programmes, designing and delivering leadership and management development programmes, accrediting courses to professional awarding body standards, creating employee engagement and well-being programmes, improving corporate communication and designing and delivering effective coaching and mentoring programmes. Previously Director of Academic Development for Acacia Learning Ltd and Programme Director for people management programmes at the University of Suffolk, Kay enjoys connecting academia with leaders and managers working in industry.
Kay is an external examiner for human resource management programmes at the American University in Greece and Leeds Beckett University in the UK. As a Registered Career Development Professional (RCDP) with the UK Career Development Institute, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and a qualified Executive Career Coach, Kay is passionate about practice-based teaching and learning. Kay’s recent research focuses on managing people through crisis and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on people professionals. In her spare time Kay is a Non-Executive Director for The Sigma Trust and a Member of the CIPD branch committee in Essex.