Brigit is Managing Director and Shareholder of Oakridge Training & Consulting – an international consultancy practice that specialises in Global Leadership, Team Development, Change Management and Coaching activities.
Brigit has pioneered work with global leadership and management teams in the public, private and not-for-profit sector environments for over 20 years. An experienced speaker, facilitator and coach Brigit draws on her training and experience as a Master Practitioner in NLP as well as her high level corporate experience and leadership and coaching work with thousands of professional, to provide effective programmes that help clients achieve desired growth and change.
Areas of expertise include Leadership and Talent Development, Change Management, Career Management and Integration and Cultural Assimilation programmes as a result of Mergers and Acquisitions. For the last 9 years Brigit has a led a national Think Tank on Talent Management which involves Leaders and Human Resource Practitioners representing the public, private and NGO sectors.
Brigit has nine years’ Chairman experience including roles as Chair of Common Purposes’ North West Advisory Board, Chair of the Institute of Directors Manchester branch, and Vice Chair of Business in the Arts. Brigit has also held main board and divisional board positions with privately-owned and public, national and international consultancies.
In addition to being a Master Practioner in NLP Brigit also holds a Business Coaching Diploma and is accredited to use a variety of psychometric instruments including the Transformational Leadership Questionnaire and the BarOn Emotional Intelligence Instrument.
She has won the National Network Women of Achievement Award, was listed in Yorkshire Business Insider Magazine as one of Yorkshire’s most Influential Business Women and has been short listed two years running for Forward Ladies’ Inspiring Leader award.