Elaine recently moved back to the UK after living in Qatar for 8 years. With over 30 years working as a management consultant, Elaine has also held posts in senior leadership teams as Director of Strategy and Organization and Director of Operations. Working with a number of international consultancies, Elaine has delivered consultancy support in the areas individual, team & organizational change, strategy, executive coaching and leadership, working with in a wide range of industry sectors including a number of international ‘not for profit’ organizations. For the past 6 years Elaine has been actively involved in the Startup Ecosystem in the MENA Region, with a particular interest in youth and women entrepreneurs. After leading the Global Entrepreneurship Week Host Organization in Qatar for 4 years, Elaine is currently a member of the Global Advisory Board for the Global Entrepreneurship Network (see www.genglobal.org) and Co-Founder of GEN UK. Elaine is a regular keynote speaker at conferences on the topics of women entrepreneurs, the Global Entrepreneurship Network and business startups. As a qualified business coach and keen supporter of entrepreneurship, Elaine is happy to help facilitate the development of Startup Teams, Incubators and Accelerators, and mentor individual entrepreneurs.
Specific areas of expertise: – Leadership – Partnership & Stakeholder Management – Executive Coaching – Organizational Development & Strategy – Entrepreneurship
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