Alison Hogan is a consultant and coach specializing in leadership development, including individual and team coaching, boardroom behaviours and organisational change.
She has over 30 years of experience assisting leaders to build personal and corporate reputations for excellence, particularly through periods of critical change, and has advised clients across many different sectors as diverse as FMCG, manufacturing, financial services and higher education.
Alison has a particular interest in board effectiveness and has written a number of pieces including a chapter on the Boardroom Conversation for the Institute of Director’s guide for board members on Business Risk and has co-written a chapter on Coaching the Board in Leadership Team Coaching in Practice.
Prior to establishing her leadership consulting practice in 2003, Alison was a director with corporate communications specialists, Brunswick and Valin Pollen, advising on mergers and acquisitions and IPOs, including 18 months based in New York. In 2000, she was appointed Head of Global Media and PR for Unilever during which time she worked closely with the Executive Directors of the two newly-established global divisions, implementing a communications strategy in support of the group’s new operating framework and managed a global review of Unilever’s corporate brand, reporting the Corporate Development Director.
After completing her post-graduate M.Phil in Latin American Studies at St. Anne’s College, Oxford, Alison trained as a journalist with Haymarket Publishing and subsequently worked on the Daily Mail and the Financial Times where specialist areas included rights issues, IPOs, accountancy and property.
Alison is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Exeter Business School Exeter Centre for Leadership (ExCL) and has led modules of the Executive MBA on Leading Self and Organisational Change and Personal Effectiveness Coaching. She has Diplomas in Systemic Team Coaching and Coaching Mastery, is a member of the International Coaching Federation and the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, and a graduate of the Gestalt International Organisation and Systems Development Programme.
Alison is qualified to administer Myers Briggs Step 1 and the Hogan Assessment Suite.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.