Sharon is currently Director of Open Programmes at Ashridge Executive Education at the Hult International business school, where she manages a portfolio of Open Programmes. She teaches, conducts research & consults in Strategic HR Management; Leadership development, particularly in Leadership Intelligence, the Neuroscience of Leadership, Engagement, Polarity Management, Spiritual (SQ) Intelligence; Talent Management and Personal Resilience.
Before Ashridge, Sharon spent 20 years as a Senior Manager/ OD consultant/Learning Facilitator/Coach/Speaker. She started her career as HR Manager in the Motor Industry in SA, then led Human Capacity Building in a large consulting company, after which she established a successful consulting practice (Impact Consulting) in South Africa for 15 years. Clients have included Audi, BMW, Land Rover, De Beers, Anglo, Sage Life, University of Johannesburg and Sasol. Sharon holds a MA in Industrial Psychology and a Management Advanced Programme Certificate. She is a Master Practitioner in NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and a PNI practitioner (psychoneuroimmunology).