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About Meryl

Meryl set up her own consultancy and coaching business in 2007 after many years in the telecommunications industry. She specialises in senior executive coaching, leadership and consultancy services. Her clients include FTSE 100 companies, major financial institutions, consultancy partnerships and global corporations. Meryl has extensive boardroom experience having sat on PLC, public sector and voluntary sector boards. At BT she led the procurement, supply chain and property functions and was responsible for an annual spend budget of £7bn. At BT she was also companywide Champion for Corporate Social Responsibility. Currently she is a Crown Representative with the Cabinet Office, managing the pan Government relationship with three of their strategic suppliers, and a NED at James Latham PLC, where she chairs the remuneration committee.


She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and sat on the board of management of the Institute for three years from 2007 to 2010. She is a previous director of Gateway to London, SupplierForce, South London Healthcare Trust and the Institute of Telecoms Professionals. Meryl first trained as a coach in 1998 with Senn Delaney and since then has gained extensive coaching and mentoring experience. In 2009 she completed the Tavistock Institute’s certified Coaching for Leadership and Professional Development programme. She has an MSc in Organisational Behaviour, and was recently awarded a PhD from Warwick Business School. The subject of her research was the role of social capital and netwroking in corporate board selection processes.


Contact Meryl

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“Meryl is an extremely experienced and innovative leader with a great understanding of organisational strategy, having held significant leadership positions in both the supply-side and sales operations of BT. My contact with Meryl began when BT was initially privatised and the company transformed from a traditional PTT to a competitive commercial enterprise. Meryl has since advised me and coached business strategy for me in a number of organisations.”
Group Business Development Director,
] Recruitment Company
“Meryl is very approachable and a great listener. She offers practical and sound advice, mainly on a professional basis, but she is also helping me to attain a better work/home life balance. Her coaching methods are very adaptable which suit me far better than prescriptive sessions.”
Managing Director,
Social Enterprise
“Meryl is always accessible and responsive . Taking the time to provide coaching and guidance but delivering this in a relaxed professional approach. Really well respected with a brilliant sense of humour and view of life experiences.”
Business Solutions Manager, Telecommunications