Tricia is an experienced consultant and coach. She has 20 years’ experience of external consultancy work in government departments, local authorities, voluntary and private sector organisations and 10 years’ experience leading an internal consultancy team of organisational development specialists in a Scottish health board.
She has worked extensively at board and senior management levels and with teams in difficulty, start-ups, restructures and mergers.
Among her consulting skills she has specialist skills in the design and facilitation of dialogue processes for resolving organisational issues. These skills are best employed where there is a need for open conversation about complex issues, usually helping stakeholders to find a collective way through the issues. Collaborative leadership is a particular area of interest and current research.
Tricia’s work at The King’s Fund includes directing the Leadership for Consultants programme and the Care homes, housing, health and social care learning network as well as the Leading Breakthrough Conversations programme. She also consults and coaches with teams and individuals attempting service and practice transformations across Health and Social Care.
Among her consulting skills she has specialist skills in the design and facilitation of dialogue processes for resolving organisational issues and helping groups find ways to develop collaborative styles of leadership.