Heather-Jane Gray

heather-jane@synergy-global.com
+61 (0) 439-066-067

Heather-Jane Gray, Harkness & Churchill Fellow 

MBA, RN (Qualified Health & Wellbeing Coach), Post Grad Health Econ, FAHRI, MAICD, MCIM, PPC (ICF Credentialed Exec Coach),
Post Grad Master Practitioner NLP (including Timelines® & Hypnotherapy); Credentialed Prof. Supervisor (including qualifications in Mindfulness integrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy;
Multiple Brain integration Techniques; & the use of over 300 development tools (e.g. 4-D Systems; LSI; GSI; TLC; LAB; PCSI).

Heather-Jane created Synergy Global in 1996, after a successful career in the NHS (UK). She began as an RN and led effective change as an Executive Director, CEO and Senior Policy Analyst/Strategic Planner. As a main Board Director of King’s College Hospital (Nursing, Quality and Corporate Comms), she championed System/Process Improvement and led cultural change towards Valuing Diversity and Inclusion, Health Promotion, Clinical Governance and Risk Management.

She was awarded a Harkness Fellowship for exceptional achievement in the field of health/social care, organisational development and change leadership. Based at the Haas Business School, UC Berkeley, CA, USA she researched Values-based Leadership and Cultural Change, working as an OD Consultant to a range of Fortune 100 orgs across the USA.

In 1999 she was honoured with Visiting Scholar status at UC Berkeley and won a Churchill Fellowship, researching into the development of Successful Virtual Teams in the UK, NZ & AUS. As a published author, Heather-Jane enjoys speaking on a variety of topics and remains a passionate campaigner for health, education and Make Poverty History. She has received a variety of awards for leadership and creativity/innovation from the Royal College of Nursing, the European Institute of Health Service Managers, Mercury Communications, NatWest Bank, UK and Walt Disney World, USA.

 Her expertise and key interests focus around these 5 themes:
black Vision/Strategy Clarification; Values-based Leadership and Cultural Change
black Executive Coaching for Behavioural Change; Developing High Performing (often Virtual) Teams
black Communications and Conflict Resolution, plus Personal, Team and Organisational Effectiveness
black Simplification/Optimisation; Energising people for innovative and effective Action Orientation
black Staff Engagement, Motivation and other HR/OD Issues, including Performance Management

Heather-Jane has also worked in Public Health, as CEO, National Sports Medicine Institute which promotes safer sport/exercise, from local participants to elite athletes. As part of this role she also managed a large Sports Medicine Library; Governance and contributed to London’s successful bid for the Olympics (2012).

She’s now focuses on Values-based Leadership & Cultural Change – engaging and motivating teams to bringing values alive behaviourally - a sustainable approach, making effective use of energy and time. As a CEO, she has a long-standing passion for strategic integration, ensuring SG adds value, with meaningful metrics and service for Return on Investment (ROI).

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