I am Professor Lesley Dobree, an executive coach and experienced, high achieving professional with many years of executive leadership and management expertise in the public sector, most recently in higher education. I have a track record of success in leadership, strategic decision-making, transformational change management, leading teams, enhancing communication and driving quality improvement.
After retiring from my role as Deputy Vice Chancellor at Anglia Ruskin University in 2017, I founded my own company Dialogue for Success Ltd which specialises in providing executive coaching, mentoring and consultancy services. I have a Level 7 Diploma in Executive Mentoring and Coaching qualification and membership of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) and the Association for Coaching (AC). I am delighted to be included on the AdvanceHE list of approved coaches and am now working with a number of UK universities.
I am Director of both the NCEE Entrepreneurial Leaders and Entrepreneurial Heads programmes.
Coaching is a personalised and flexible development intervention for leaders or managers, enabling you to access your personal resources, improve your performance and become more effective.
The agenda is set by you and the aim is to work towards palpable change and action. The coaching relationship is confidential and provides a safe space to explore your ideas, issues, problems or strategies with the aim of clarifying your thinking, building your confidence and supporting you to formulate goals and achieve them.
FORMER CFO/CMO LONDON SCHOOL OF MARKETING
I have worked with Lesley for the past 09 years, and she has been instrumental in helping me build the London School of Marketing and ARU franchise.
Lesley has been with me every step of the way offering advice and ensuring that we have had the right offerings for our students . She is a detail-oriented, highly accessible executive who has always made our job easier. I have witnessed Lesley’s executive and entrepreneurial talent on many occasions. She is highly regarded leader and a visionary in her industry but she is also happy to work with and support a whole range of staff.