Sally Ann Jones

The reason I would recommend her above other coaches and the aspect that differentiates her is the breadth of her knowledge and approach…What is refreshing about Sally Ann is her ability to use a significantly wider set of solutions to help make a difference to performance.

Partner, Head of Strategy

I highly recommend Sally Ann. She is truly expert at what she does and adds real value.

Litigation Partner

Sally Ann has this great ability to connect with you on tough issues, then presents an achievable way to overcome them.

Managing Director

Sally Ann develops capable and confident leaders. Her coaching is designed to support an individual’s career trajectory whilst enhancing business performance. She works exclusively with individuals who believe their talents can be developed through hard work, good strategies, and input from others. Her bespoke coaching involves dealing with adhoc issues and developing an Executive Presence which engages. aligns and inspires others to take action.

In the last 20 years she has partnered with a number of Professional Service Firms to develop the leadership capability of their senior and future leaders. During that time, Sally Ann has gained extensive experience of working with partnerships in Professional Services and Financial Services Firms , NGOs, Government Corporations, Public and Private Limited Companies.   Sally Ann has coached both CEOs and members of the leadership team including a Country Managing Partner. Her development coaching can also involve preparing fast track, high potentials to transition to senior roles. In all cases the objective is prepare individuals both personally and professionally for new roles and responsibilities and the future challenges of the business.

Sally Ann’s coaching is informed by a learning and development background, corporate life in investment banking.research projects and leadership development projects in 23 countries. Her early experience of coaching and facilitating leadership programmes came from delivering ‘Simply Better’ Leadership Development WorkshopsSmithKline Beecham’s worldwide post culture change initiative which an INSEAD and Harvard case study. More recently, Sally Ann interviewed 20 CEOs from a variety of backgrounds, industries and geographies to find out what it is like to be a CEO for the first time as part of The River Group’s research ‘Expect The Unexpected’.

Sally Ann has an intellectually rigorous approach to coaching is informed by the knowledge and skills gained from a MBA and a wide range of psychometric instruments.  Her expertise lies in Executive Presence :

  • Developing the next generation of leaders
  • Building executive teams to improve performance and provide better leadership
  • Increasing executive effectiveness with their direct reports, peers and Boards of Directors through feedback and coaching.