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Sophie Edmond (National)

Sophie has over 13 years’ experience as a people development specialist gained with blue chip companies such as Volkswagen Group, Centrica Energy, Three and Virgin Media. Associate clients include an international entertainment organisation, a UK based retailer and an international FMCG business.

As a trainer and facilitator, she is experienced in designing and delivering a range of learning solutions to support behavioural change. As an Assessment and Development Consultant, Sophie regularly works on several competency certification programmes at Manager and Advisor levels for a major automotive client. Other assessment work includes a number of development and assessment centres for manager level roles.

Sophie specialises in supporting individuals and teams with a wide range of development interventions to achieve their goals and high performance. Having worked across a diverse number of sectors, Sophie has developed a wide-ranging appreciation of organisational and people challenges. This appreciation has supported her in working with organisations with management and leadership development, performance management and organisational change as well as team building utilising psychometric tools such as Talent Dynamics, DISC, SDI, MBTI Step 1. Her experience also covers coaching of senior and first line managers.

Key Skills

  • Leading Change, Presentation Skills, Working Smarter not Harder, Connecting with Your Future
  • Challenging Conversations to Manage Performance
  • Designed and delivered “Emotional Intelligence for Managers” for One Housing Group for first line managers
  • Providing coaching services for a client based on the Hay Group Emotional & Social Competency Inventory (ESCI-emotional intelligence) tool