Isabel

 Name
Isabel

 Position
Chairman / Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Coach / Mentor

 Location
Devon and Dorset

Big Business Experience

Credit Suisse Asset Management

Morgan Stanley

Small Business Experience

Fortem Capital

Complete Property

Summary

Qualified as an accredited business and personal coach, working at Leadership level to facilitate strategic business development, culture and organisational change and the implementation of scalable processes and systems.

Proven track record working with SMEs to transform thinking and behaviours to create sustainable, scaleable business growth.

Highly competent in business Finance with extensive investment experience.

Chartered Financial Analyst, former Director for Credit Suisse Asset Management managing £0.5bn of assets in EMEA, a Master’s Degree in Finance from London Business School.

Experience running companies in UK and France translates into a strong capacity for innovative thinking, problem solving and generating results.

Qualifications

Personal and Small Business Coaching Diplomas (Distinction)
The Coaching Academy, London, UK

M.SC.: Finance 2.1
London Business School, London, UK

Chartered Financial Analyst
Institute of Investment Management and Research, London, UK

Bachelor of Science: Economics 2.1
University College London, London, UK

Key areas of Expertise

  • Innovative big picture strategic thinking
  • Drive transformational change in thinking in individuals and teams
  • Design and implementation of strategic business plans
  • Embedding cultural and behavioural change within organisations
  • Creating staff engagement, empowerment, development and performance programmes
  • Delivery of leadership skills programme
  • Implementation of performance measures across a company

Experience

A dynamic, multi-disciplined, professional, with passion, drive and extensive experience in business, property development and international finance.

Having lived in France for 16 years Isabel has diverse life and business experience that enables her to offer a different perspective.

She has a high level of self-awareness and the empathy and skill to build relationships with people at all levels.

Advisor Roles:

Culture and Performance Lead for Fortem Capital: Responsible for creating a thriving, values driven, high performance culture and driving the implementation of the ambitious strategic plan.

MD RFS Career Academy CIC: Responsible for overseeing all business strategy and engaging with corporate sponsors to scale the impact and support for military spouses.

Role as Business Coach

Run 12 month coaching programmes in SMEs to create alignment, accountability and accelerate the implementation of strategic plans to deliver sustainable, scalable business growth.

Property Investor

Property developer and renovated and sold over 40 units in France. Own property companies in the UK.

Corporate Career

Previously an international fund manager at Credit Suisse: managed all the EMEA regional funds and staff: +$500m.