Sharon teaches, researches & consults in Career/Competencies, Architecture, Strategic HR, Leading in the 21st century, Ego/Eco-system leadership, Team Engagement, Polarity Management, Diversity and Inclusion, and Personal Resilience.
Before Ashridge, Sharon spent 20 years as a Senior Manager/OD consultant/Learning Facilitator/Coach/Speaker. She started her career as HR Manager in the Motor Industry, then led Human Capacity Building in a large consulting company, after which she established a successful consulting practice (Impact Consulting) in South Africa. Clients have included Audi, BMW, Land Rover, De Beers, Anglo, Sage Life, University of Johannesburg and Sasol.
Sharon holds a MA in Industrial Psychology and a Management Advanced Programme Certificate. She is a Master Practitioner in NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and a PNI practitioner (psychoneuroimmunology). She has established a track record as an inspirational speaker at conferences on the topics of the future of HR and leadership. She has co-published a book on resilience “Diamonds in the Dust” and a chapter in the latest Ashridge leadership 2017 book “Inspiring Leadership” on ego and eco leadership intelligence. Sharon has recently co-published and presented research papers on Ego, Eco and Intuitive leadership, Team engagement and Mindful leadership.