Managing Director, Emerge Development Consultancy Ltd
Gillian Jones is Managing Director and founder of Emerge Development Consultancy. For over 22 years Gillian has worked on organisational strategy development and change initiatives with companies worldwide.
Gillian partners with many organisations to implement culture change and has designed and delivered programmes of varying sizes to national organisations and independent companies. She works well in multinational cultures having facilitated events and coached executives in Europe, the Middle and Far East, USA and Australia.
Gillian is also an author and has contributed to the coaching book “Best Practice in Performance Coaching” published by Kogan Page in September 2007 and endorsed by Sir John Whitmore and Richard Branson. She has also co-authored 50 Top Tools for Coaching which was published by Kogan Page in Autumn 2009 and is now on its 4th edition. Gillian is an expert in organisational culture change and her book ‘How to Create a Coaching Culture Strategy’ is in its 2nd Edition.
Throughout her career, Gillian’s main focus has been leadership development, coaching, studying with Leaders that empower their staff to achieve great performance and working with organisations to change the culture to an empowered workforce through coaching culture strategy.
In the last 5 years she has been specialising in championing Women’s development, specialising in supporting women to achieve their goals, develop their confidence and reach more Senior Positions. In 2015 she developed the acclaimed Empowering Women’s programme RISE which is delivered in the UK and the Middle East.
Following over 17 years’ experience as an Executive Coach Gillian has proven ability in coaching people to higher performance and in particular coaching women to achieve and succeed in Board positions. Her experience of working within many engineering and male dominated organisations ensures she understands how women need to portray themselves in a male orientated environment. She has worked with leaders in all types of industry and companies including, space, defence, media, publishing legal, sport, accounting, construction, public service, entertainment and many others.