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Talent and leadership development

We can help you identify and develop the leadership capabilities you need to succeed – today and tomorrow.

We’ll work with you to define your leadership capabilities. We’ll identify gaps and set up development programmes that bring sustainable results. 

Our customisable programmes may involve one-to-one coaching or facilitated workshops, virtual learning and even online gamified scenarios – or a blend of these techniques. 

We aim to ensure people feel involved in their own development, so that what they learn ‘sticks’ with them. That's why we’re recognised as one of the Top Leadership Development firms in the world by ALM Research & Advisory.

Meet our talent and leadership development experts

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Helen Symes

Senior Vice President, Talent and Leadership Development
United Kingdom
Headshot of Helen Symes

Helen Symes

Senior Vice President, Talent and Leadership Development
United Kingdom
+44 (0)7961 123778 See Helen on LinkedIn

Helen Symes is Senior Vice President, Talent and Leadership Development and in our Talent Development Growth Office. She is responsible for the expansion of the breadth of our talent and leadership development content with global, scalable, predictive solutions that incorporate technology, digital analytics, assessments and coaching.

Helen is a highly experienced global talent and leadership development specialist. She has particular expertise in blended and digital learning technologies and has lead the development and implementation of award-winning global learning projects. She has advised and worked with organisations of different sizes and across different sectors in leadership and talent development.

Helen began her career as an accountant - she trained, qualified and spent 10 years in finance and human capital consulting with Arthur Andersen. She has also been an entrepreneur herself in the leisure industry. As a result she brings a solid business background to her development practice. She is passionate about helping organisations deliver success through their people.

Russell Deathridge

Principal Consultant

Russell Deathridge

Principal Consultant
+44 (0)7715690420 See Russell on LinkedIn

Russell is a highly experienced and popular consultant having been working in this sphere for nearly twenty five years.  In that time he has successfully delivered numerous projects as a manager; trainer; program leader; strategic development consultant and executive coach. These challenges have taken him around the globe many times, working with entry level managers through to CEOs of Blue Chip companies.

This has given Russell a deep understanding of many global industries, their geographical and cultural differences and consequent unique challenges. In turn the solutions Russell offers are highly tailored, inventively meeting each client’s specific needs while at the same having a measurable business impact. He believes that "organizational potential can only be unlocked if the employees are happy, supported, developed and stretched”.

Russell holds a BA (Hons), an Institute of Direct Marketing Certificate and a BTEC in Contact Centre Leadership and Strategic Development. He has delivered accredited leadership programs (The Open University, Institute of Direct Marketing, BTEC).

Originally an actor, Russell appeared in a number of highly successful TV programs for both the BBC and ITV as well as lead roles in the theatre, including London’s West End. He still has an interest in all the arts and finds that his experience as an actor is invaluable when hosting large corporate events or speaking at conferences.

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Pauline Muldoon

Head of Coaching

Pauline Muldoon leads the Lee Hecht Harrison Penna coaching practice. With over 10 years’ experience in the coaching market, she ensures LHH Penna coaching follows best practice and delivers clear impact for organizations. Prior to coaching & consulting Pauline worked in banking, leading operations teams for Citigroup based in Dublin. Her role - and previous experience -provides her with a unique overview of the coaching market and trends which she shares with clients to ensure they are utilizing the best coaches in the most effective way.

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