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Our Team

Our leadership consultants, trainers and executive coaches have extensive experience in the UK and globally with a broad range of organizations, including large enterprises, SMEs and government organizations. We have particularly strong experience with innovative and technology-driven businesses in sectors such as Tech, Digital, Online Retail, Engineering, Telecoms, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences.

Clients we have worked with include Aviva, Commvault, Farfetch, Gilead Sciences, Graze, GSK, LVMH, PhotoBox, NHS, Novartis, Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Oracle, Tesco, Vodafone, WSP and Yahoo!

We are a diverse team with different perspectives, talents and backgrounds. What unites us are our deeply held values and shared passion for unlocking the full potential of leaders and creating thriving organizations.

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James Brook
Managing Director

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Alexandru Popa-Antohi
Associate Director

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Anna Marriott
Consultant

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Cheryl Isaacs
Consultant

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Helen Hatton
Consultant

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Lizzie Rhodes James
Consultant

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Sandra Ng
Consultant

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Omi Ducat
Consultant

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Paula-Lee Baetu
Consultant

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Nicki Hayes
Consultant 

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Holly Moor
Consultant 

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Aidan Tod
Consultant

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How it started

After an international career in talent and leadership development working for global companies, including Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals and Yahoo!, James co-founded and led several of his own companies, including Strengthscope®, a global talent assessment and consulting company. During this time, James worked with a wide range of companies, including Astra Zeneca, Channel4, Legal and General, John Lewis, Novartis, PhotoBox, Sainsbury’s, Takeda and Tesco, to transform their leadership, performance and culture.

During the past two decades, James has dedicated his career to helping local and global organizations build positive leadership, thriving workplaces and talent ecosystems that adapt rapidly to changing market conditions and deliver breakthrough performance, innovation and sustainable growth.

Based on his strong belief in the power of positive leadership and a desire to help leaders build thriving workplaces where people achieve amazing things, enjoy better work lives and help make the world a better place, James established Plexus Leadership.

Why “Plexus Leadership”

A “plexus” is a vital network of vessels or nerves in the human body. It is central to the effective functioning of our body. Just like the critical role leaders play in helping people and organizations thrive, plexuses provide our body with vital information, nutrients and oxygen so we can thrive. They also enable the body to deal with unhealthy waste and toxins, just like leaders need to tackle blockers, energy-drainers and destructive behaviour. As with strong organizational leadership, our plexuses need to be in alignment and functioning effectively to maintain good health.


Our Difference


We unleash innovation, original thinking and novel solutions by helping clients unlock people’s ideas, creativity and collective genius. By facilitating clients to explore new ways of working, using technologies like machine learning and AI, we accelerate business success and help future-proof their business.

We unleash innovation

Our deep expertise in behavioural science and positive leadership sets us apart from other consultancies. We apply proprietary and proven techniques to develop positive leadership, thriving workplaces and adaptive, learning organizations.

We apply behavioural science to deliver positive change

We are value multipliers and measure success by our ability to deliver measurable outcomes for leaders, customers and other stakeholders. We work hard to deliver sustainable value and never sell quick-fix solutions. Using data science and feedback, we track and refine solutions to ensure continuous improvement.

We are value multipliers

We believe business leaders should be a force for good. Today’s leaders need to look beyond profit to remain relevant. They need to sustain their businesses by investing in improving their people, communities and environment. By working together, positive leaders can make the world a better place for all.

We inspire leaders to become a force for good



Our Company Values

Our deeply held values guide our everyday decisions and the way we work with our clients and one another. They ensure we deliver lasting value through thriving and mutually beneficial partnerships.

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Be Curious

We constantly challenge ourselves to understand our clients, partners and other stakeholders as well as possible, embrace change and learning and explore ways to improve our expertise and impact.

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Be Bold

We partner with clients to find bold and pragmatic solutions that accelerate innovation, thriving workplaces and sustainable growth. In all our interactions, we aim to be candid about what we observe, think and feel.

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Be a Trusted Partner

We build strong, lasting relationships based on trust, respect and mutual understanding. We strive for the highest levels of honesty, accountability and client satisfaction in everything we do.



Careers

Join our team and develop game-changing leaders that create lasting impact well beyond financial results. You’ll have the opportunity to play your strengths, work with great clients and learn from a talented and diverse team. Check out our latest opportunities below.

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Leadership Facilitators

Location: UK and Europe
Our leadership facilitators are engaging, passionate and impactful. To be considered, you will need:

  • Relevant industry experience, ideally from innovative sectors such as Tech, Digital, Media, Advertising and Life Sciences
  • A recognized training or facilitation qualification
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to be engaging and impactful
  • Degree-level qualification in psychology or business
  • Successful track record in leadership development and facilitation
  • A passion for learning and self-improvement
  • International experience will be an advantage
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Leadership Coaches

Location: UK and Europe
Our executive and leadership coaches are commercially savvy, passionate about leadership and skilled at bringing out the very best in their clients and their organizations. To be considered, you will need:

  • Relevant industry experience, ideally from innovative sectors such as Tech, Digital, Media, Advertising and Life Sciences
  • A recognized coaching qualification and a track record of at least 5 years coaching at senior levels (executive and Board experience will be a distinct advantage)
  • Experience in management and leadership roles
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Degree-level qualification in psychology or business
  • Successful track record in coaching executives, leaders and managers
  • International experience will be an advantage
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Business Development Executive

Location: UK and Europe
Lead the company’s outbound and inbound sales activities to help achieve the company’s sales and growth targets.

  • Proven experience of at least 2 years in telesales, recruitment or customer service, ideally in a B2B environment
  • Degree-level qualification (business studies or psychology preferable)
  • Results-driven person willing to persevere to achieve targets
  • Strong initiative with a passion for finding & closing opportunities
  • Exceptional relationship skills, including the confidence to deal with senior people
  • Strong empathy and curiosity to build high trust and strong partnerships with clients

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