Working as a Learning Development Consultant with a UK based busy call centre with a diverse range of staff is the perfect role for Jo.
It combines her professional qualifications in HR and Training, her broadcasting and voice training experience and her Diversity background. She's a natural 'people person', warm and effervescent and hard working.
She combines her consultancy work with her partners work too who is a PGA Golf Professional . Together they run Sunshine Golf Coaching Trips and produce a weekly podcast.
Early on in her working life she trained as a Manufacturing Engineer. After working as an Engineer in the Motor Industry her career progressed quickly. She held a number of senior management roles in HR, Communications and Sales before leaving to set up her own consultancy in 2003.
Jo is a 'doer' who loves a good days work. Jo is obsessed by process improvement and her Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, which she achieved with a distinction fed her fascination with Leadership. It's means she has a constant thirst for learning and bringing you the best solutions to your sales problems.
Jo is a committed yoga practitioner and a meditator which helps her stay calm under pressure and helps her stay calm when her clients might not be.
Here's a career summary :
Engineering Apprentice of the Year.
Degree in Manufacturing Engineering.
Post Graduate Degree in Personnel Management
Masters Degree with Distinction in Human Resource Management. Course Prize for dissertation
Senior Manager in the automotive sector in HR and Sales & Marketing
BBC Apprentice Candidate 2006
Winner of The Weakest Link 2007. £11000 winnings to Stillbirth charity, SANDS
Business School Lecturer on MBA and MA Programmes
BBC Radio Presenter
Organiser of wide-scale women’s business events with guests such as Cherie Blair and Jacqui Smith, the UK’s first female Home Secretary
Founder of Women’s Professional Academy
Founder of The 1st Tee Directors Club
Keynote speaker UK and beyond
Writer for The Guardian and The BBC