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We are a globally renowned change consultancy working with CEOs and their Executive Teams as they lead in an environment of relentless change and complexity…

Waldencroft was founded to meet the needs of contemporary executives and organisations as they face the challenges of leading. Our work helps Executive Teams become more effective, more rewarding to be in and better able to role model their desired organisation culture.

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We pride ourselves on our ability to be effective executives, to tirelessly align our culture to our purpose and to make sense of complexity so that we continually create an innovative future-focussed company. Our people are the cornerstone of what we do and how we do it. Our clients appreciate that we’re professionals who work with integrity and flair.

Dr Jacqueline Conway
Dr Jacqueline Conway Founding Director
Jacqueline is a globally renowned consultant and executive coach with two decade’s experience working with CEOs and Executive Teams as they grapple with disruptive and relentless change. She has specialist knowledge and an outstanding record of success in culture change, managing complexity and executive effectiveness.

Her work combines academic rigour with deep practicality. She has a PhD from the Adam Smith Business School; trained as a coach at the Tavistock Institute; and is also a Certified Systemic Team Coach. She has designed and implemented award-winning change interventions for a wide range of clients in a variety of different industry sectors.

Jacqueline works internationally with some of the most innovative blue-chip organisations in the world, helping them achieve major shifts in their performance. Her book, “Perfectly Solving the Wrong Problems” will be published next year.

Dr Dominic Weil
Dr Dominic WeilSenior Consultant
Dominik is a highly experienced consultant who has worked in Europe, the US, Asia and Africa with a specialisation in the areas of strategy and culture management. Alongside his consulting work he is also active in research and is widely published.

He is pioneering an approach to identify and assess organisational culture as a driver of productivity and creativity in organisations and a quantitative method to detect and evaluate corporate and country reputation risks.

He is also a programme director and senior tutor at Cranfield School of Management and a sessional lecturer in strategy and leadership and PhD supervisor at the Wits Business School in Johannesburg.

Bryan Sampson
Bryan SampsonSenior Consultant
Bryan is a coach and leadership development expert concentrated on working with senior teams to affect their leadership styles, and the climate they create. His specialisms include team development and coaching, leadership workshops and events, and one-to-one coaching. Bryan’s style is to facilitate change through insight, positive support and challenge in a psychologically safe environment.
His passion is to help clients shift their thinking, mind-set and behaviour, creating an effective operating rhythm to become self-sustaining for the future.
Bryan’s focus is to improve senior team performance. This is achieved by working with teams and co-creating solutions that will work in practice for them and easily become positive habits. He is described as pragmatic and client-centred, with a focus on delivering performance uplift. Challenging yet supportive and positive, with an emphasis on self-learning through insight, practice and feedback.
Jon Sykes
Jon SykesSenior Consultant
Jon is an organisation development consultant and executive coach who is known for his authenticity and ability to combine empathy, curiosity and directness to help executives and senior managers get to the heart of their challenges. He consults to and coaches leaders and their teams to reach their full potential and take powerful action.

He works with organisations across many sectors as they face complexity and change at an increasingly rapid rate. His dynamic and collaborative style focuses on performance and drives business results.

Jon is dedicated to transforming organisations through coaching leaders and teams to discover their purpose, commit to results, encourage others, and live with passion. His proven track record of achievement in helping executives meet the specific challenges they face is extensive and varied.

Andrew Mc Millan
Andrew Mc MillanOperations Director
Andrew is a customer focused senior executive with strong commercial acumen gained in a career to board level in industry and consulting.

Andrew has responsibility for all of Waldencroft’s operational and commercial activities. This includes service delivery, account management and growth capability. By fostering creativity and innovation, he helps to ensure that we deliver exceptional services to our clients.

He has worked in sales, general management, strategy, employee engagement, customer service and leadership development in a wide range of industries including Automotive, Retail, Property and Consulting.

Lauren McApline
Lauren McAplineExecutive Assistant
Lauren is an experienced, reliable and highly effective Executive Assistant who works closely with Jacqueline and the team to ensure the smooth running of operations within Waldencroft.

She is also a key liaison point for our clients in managing the logistics in the smooth delivery of our client work. She has experience drawn from working within the financial services and advertising industries.

Lauren is skilled in communication, team organisation, event management, and project planning. She brings warmth, tenacity and efficiency to her work.

Our Practice Areas

Waldencroft helps executives to think differently about their shared leadership task. Our work results in top teams improving how they lead, how they think and how they act as they solve intractable business challenges. We operate in 3 core practice areas…

Improving Executive Effectiveness

Creating Executive Teams that are greater than the sum of their parts

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Making Sense of Complexity

Helping leaders solve intractable problems resistant to generic solutions

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Aligning Culture with Purpose

We help Executives revitalise their culture in line with their strategic aims

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Our ability to recognise and manage complexity has been transformed by the work that Jacqueline has done with us. She is a respected and trusted advisor to our Executive Team.

Gordon Dewar, CEO, Edinburgh Airport

My team and I have benefited enormously from Jacqueline’s coaching and guidance. She is quite simply the best in the business in this space.

Ray Fitzgerald, President & COO, WW

We help our clients solve intractable business problems. We meet our clients where they are and then work with them to continually increase their organisational capability.

The areas that we consult in are areas where we aim to excel in our own company. We pride ourselves on our ability to be effective executives, to tirelessly align our culture to our purpose and to make sense of complexity so that we continually create an innovative future-focussed company. Our people are the cornerstone of what we do and how we do it. Our clients appreciate that we’re professionals who work with integrity and flair.

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Our ability to recognise and manage complexity has been transformed by the work that Jacqueline has done with us. She is a respected and trusted advisor to our Executive Team.

Gordon Dewar, CEO, Edinburgh Airport

My team and I have benefited enormously from Jacqueline’s coaching and guidance. She is quite simply the best in the business in this space.

Ray Fitzgerald, President & COO, WW
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