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About Us

Anne Powell Anne Powell, Managing Director

Anne Powell set up Genesis Consulting in 1995, specialising in organisational and individual development. She works with a small group of associates each of whom brings a unique set of skills and perspectives.

About Anne Powell

As a long-established and accredited executive coach and leadership development consultant, with over 25 years experience in her field, Anne specialises in helping senior managers, leaders and top teams to generate insights into what enhances and limits their performance. She has an impressive track record in working with business leaders to achieve high impact, sustainable behaviour change. Her aim is to help clients be successful and at the same time be true to their values.

Anne has wide experience of developing senior leaders. In addition to individual coaching, she has designed and run master classes for top teams and regularly designs and runs leadership development workshops that focus on building self awareness, leadership brand and profile, coaching skills for managers and influencing and business development skills. She is an associate of the London Business School’s Centre for Management Development and has tutored on many international leadership programmes for MBA students. She regularly works for the Centre for Creative Leadership as an Associate Leadership Trainer and Executive Coach.

Anne’s corporate career has centred on Blue Chip organisations notably Andersen, Accenture and J Sainsbury. She spent a decade working in senior Human Resource Management and Organisation Development roles in the UK and the USA; Anne’s last internal role was UK Deputy Director of Training for Arthur Andersen. Anne has spent the last thirteen years as an international Facilitator, Executive Coach and Leadership Trainer. She has lived and worked abroad; her international background enables her to bring particular expertise to cross cultural issues and performance coaching of virtual teams and individuals. Anne speaks French and Arabic and coaches clients across Europe, Asia and the US, as well as in the UK.

Clients state that Anne ‘brings to her work a sharp insight combined with warmth and openness’. A recently appointed Danish Marketing Director said, ‘I want to thank you very much for your powerful session with me – it was very learningful and developmental, and has encouraged me to think deeply’. Anne’s coaching style draws on her in-depth knowledge of business and her extensive psychological training. Knowing the commercial realities gives her the ability to go inside client issues and add value, while psychological expertise helps her work with her client to really understand what may be going on below the surface.

Anne is an APECS accredited Coach, a registered Psychometrics Practitioner and has an MSc in Applied Psychology together with an MA in Arabic Studies.

Genesis Consulting Clients

We work across a range of industries for blue chip organisations including:

  • IT and Outsourcing Consultancy including Accenture and Deloitte Touche LLP
  • Professional Service Firms including Herbert Smith, Reed Smith Richards Butler LLP and Deloitte Touche LLP
  • Pharmaceutical and Chemical including BASF, Unilever, Syngenta
  • Banking including Barclays Capitol, Citigroup, Daiwa Banking, UBS, Société Général
  • Educational/Charity including the London Business School, the Centre for Creative Leadership