Fiona is an experienced coach with a background in business, academia, psychology, coaching, psychoanalysis and communications. By the time she was 35 years old, she was coaching one of the most influential boards in the UK by market capitalisation - BP's Refining and Marketing board (circa £60bn at the time). Fiona's last in-house corporate role was Director of Communications and Change (VP level) for the majority of BP's Alternative Energy businesses, based out of San Francisco.
Fiona has worked with and for FTSE 100 companies for the last twenty years, predominantly in the communications and change arena. Her clients have included BP, Barclays, Shell, Exxon, Astra Zeneca, Unilever, Natwest/Royal Bank of Scotland, NCR. She has also worked with managers and senior leaders from organisations such as the UK Cabinet Office, Grosvenor Estates, Omnicom, Beazley Group and RADA.
Fiona studied her PhD in Multiculturalism and Literature at the University of Barcelona, Spain from 1993-1996. She also recently took a 16 month sabbatical, of which a year was spent in South America, and 7 months of this in Argentina. Having travelled and lived in Spanish speaking countries, she has a good working knowledge of the Spanish language.