Jane Kidd

MBA, ACC, FCA, FCPA, Master Practitioner NLP (including Timelines® and Hypnotherapy), Internationally Certified Trainer, Certified CTT Consultant; the use of multiple development tools (e.g. 4-D Systems; LSI; GSI).

Jane joined Synergy Global in 2000 and specialises in Leadership Development & Team & Business Optimisation. Recently relocated back to the UK Jane was, for the past nine years, our Team Leader – Hong Kong & China. Jane is an experienced executive & consultant who has worked extensively with organisations during periods of change or financial pressure.
She views her role as identifying underlying issues & creating pragmatic, effective & sector appropriate solutions, helping organisations develop sustainable business models.

Jane started her career as an accountant & was a partner in Cooper Lancaster before doing an MBA at the London Business School. Since 1992 she has provided consultancy & interim management services to clients ranging from small/medium sized enterprises to major organisations in the private, public & voluntary sector. She has been interim CEO and/or Finance Director for an NHS Trust, a range of not-for-profit organisations & several commercial companies. During this time, Jane was responsible for strategic planning & major change, often requiring restructuring to meet market needs & establish appropriate staffing & systems to reflect service provision; improve financial reporting, & performance management.

Her consultancy expertise/key interests focus around these 5 themes:
black Business optimisation & building sustainable organisations
black Partnering with Board & Executives to meet the needs of multi-cultural markets
black Creating & implementing effective governance structures, including Boards & systems
black Training/facilitation to engender effective cross functional working (non silo) especially in service areas
black Developing teams to address issues arising from stereotyping in context of international business diversity

Jane is also an experienced trainer & has developed & delivered a range of practically focused executive management courses in the UK & across Russia including: competitive strategy, business planning, strategic marketing, finance, accountancy & production management.

Jane brings clear strategic vision with the ability to create practical & effective solutions. She is able to identify & communicate the important issues & has a management style that engenders partnerships with both internal & external stakeholders. She is skilled at achieving cross-functional buy-in to new strategic plans & decisions within organisations & across diverse cultures.

An ICF credentialed coach & a member of the UKICF Board, Jane holds a Cert IV & Diploma in Workplace & Business Coaching, & helps to facilitate our Synergy Global Coaching Practice Group in UK. Jane is also accredited to facilitate Team Building & Development Programmes using the NASA 4-D System.

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