Our People


Lorraine Reid

Lorraine is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and founding member of the special interest group for coaching psychology (BPS). Lorraine qualified with a B.A. (Hons) in Psychology from University College Dublin, an M.Sc. in Occupational Psychology from Queens University Belfast and an M.Sc. in Psychotherapy at Trinity College Dublin.  and holds a diploma in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Ireland.

As an executive coach, Lorraine’s core focus is working with leaders to enhance their capabilities, supporting them as they shift from working in the business to working on the business—to deliver sustainable results. She supports a variety of organizations by developing their internal coaching capability.

Lorraine’s experience and academic background enable her to apply a range of models, constructs, and approaches to the challenges and opportunities experienced by senior leaders and their teams. She has designed/facilitated in-house training programs on leadership and performance coaching.

Lorraine’s professional emphasis is on results-focused and evidence-based coaching that is informed by current research and has a clear bias toward achieving behavioral change to support the execution of an organization’s strategy and vision. Since 2006, she has been a member of the CLG (Continuous Learning Group) Business Coaching team, providing behaviourally based coaching to CEO’ and CFO’s as a key element of Enterprise Ireland’s flagship development programme for Scaling companies. This coaching is provided in partnership with Stanford Graduate Business School and Duke Corporate Education. When working with individuals and teams Lorraine emphasizes the importance of establishing and agreeing specific targeted outcomes for coaching for example:
  • Identification of Leadership development priorities, including identification of key barriers to high performance
  • Leadership effectiveness in (decision-making, running effective meetings, building trust and cross-functional collaboration, personal effectiveness and impact etc.)
  • Development/confirmation of behaviorally-based execution roadmaps
  • Guided “Right People, Right Roles” analysis of leadership team, including determination of future roles that may be required to support organizational development and growth
  • Validated alignment and cohesion within the leadership team regarding vision/strategy and success requirements.
  • Initiation of “evergreen” 60-day action plan
  • Improved proficiency in giving and receiving effective feedback

 

Shenaz Kelly Rawat

Shenaz Kelly Rawat is an experienced Organisational Psychologist and Executive Coach. For the last 12 years Shenaz has specialised in providing executive coaching and education to senior leaders and managers in the effective use of behaviour-based leadership skills. Her focus is the alignment of behaviour to business results in order to build sustainable high performance for her client organisations. She combines her deep understanding of organisational frameworks with the psychology of personal change to transform the performance of senior leaders and their teams.


Shenaz offers her clients the opportunity to develop their leadership capabilities by engaging them in a series of purposeful, high-quality, business-critical conversations. She has worked in a variety of industries, such as Government, Life Sciences, Engineering, Finance, and Law.

 Shenaz’s expertise is:

  • Improving the quality of business-critical conversations by building coaching capability in organizations; Shenaz focuses on developing leaders and managers as great coaches, thereby transforming the performance and motivation of others
  • Coaching & Educating CEOs and their teams to skillfully serve as ‘shapers’ of organizational culture which can capture the motivation of their people translating to a focus on critical objectives and behaviour.
  • Developing effective leadership behaviours through a signature ‘Leadership Catalyst’ offering, specializing in a qualitative 360-feedback process and Applied Behavioural Science techniques. Shenaz also offers the “18 Challenges of Leadership” assessment, which she co-designed to create the ultimate leadership conversation.

Background and Education

  • Shenaz holds a M.Sc. in Occupational Psychology from Birkbeck University (London), a BA (Hons) from University College Dublin, and a Practitioner Diploma in Personal Construct Psychology. She is a full member of the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (MICP) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (MIPD). Shenaz is an involved member of the Executive Committee of Constructivist Psychologists in Ireland. She is also a qualified user of the Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ), MBTI, Profiler 360 Feedback, The 18 Challenges of Leadership, and the Firo B Inventory.

 

Mary

Mary Murphy

Background

Mary’s career in Executive Coaching and Human Resource Management spans two decades. With over 20 years practical and consulting experience, Mary brings a deep expertise in HR. She has held senior HR roles for a global computer company, an international advertising organization, and a major retail chain.


Mary’s work focuses on business leaders and senior executives supporting them to deliver strategic change management and leadership development programmes. Mary recently collaborated with a London business school to develop a leadership programme for executive education projects for clients in professional services and a leadership programme for a group of European executives that focused on managing people, complexity, and leading change.
Since 2000 Mary has provided HR & Management consultancy to leading international professional service firms, advertising agencies, multinational IT and retail companies. Mary has been a coach on Stanford’s CEO and CFO programmes.  Mary sits on the Board of Directors for NGO Goal.

Recent Projects include:

  • Development of Executive Leadership Coaching programme for a post-merger senior management team to align planning processes and improve performance of business divisions. Designed and delivered a two-day culture programme with the Richter Group at their Partner Conference (post-merger) in Montreal.
  • Development and implementation of a comprehensive performance assessment/ evaluation for Senior Executives and their teams
  • Development and Introduction of a Balance Scorecard and performance assessment process.
  • Development of Partner assessment and selection process and KPIs, the development of Development Centres and implementation of Personal Development Action Plans

Specialist Expertise

  • Strategy Execution - the alignment of business strategy with tangible divisional and individual business goals
  • Determining and implementing business focused performance evaluation processes.
  • Performance management
  • Designing and developing Talent Management, succession planning and L&D function capability

Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development of the United Kingdom and Ireland, (FCIPD).
  • Professional Services Leadership Programme in Harvard Business School
  • Executive coaching programme with the London School of Coaching, (Accredited by Strathclyde University).
  • BA English and History Degree in University College
  • Psychometric accreditation: level A and B psychometric tools (BPS), MBTI, TalentQ

Our Core Values

Collaborative energy:

Working together to achieve a goal.


Synthesised Learning:

Combining the intellectual and practical capabilities of leaders to achieve impactful results.


Professional Integrity:

We work passionately to create a lasting impact on your business.