Our Team

Our team comes from a variety of backgrounds and ensures we always embrace diversity of thought. Our Transformation Partners are here to facilitate, coach and support our clients and teams as they move forward in their pursuit of better.

The Core Team

  • Sarah MacDonald

    Founder and CEO

    Sarah is a business leader who spent 25 years leading change for some of the world’s top brands. She is an expert in building experiences and believes they help us create emotional episodes which shape our attitudes, behaviours and performance.

  • Sally Storey

    Transformation Partner

    Sally has over 20 years’ leadership experience across all aspects of commercial pharmaceuticals and previously five years in FMCG.

  • Peter Redhead

    Transformation Partner

    Peter’s career has taken him from Northumbria Police to Hong Kong. He is a non-executive board director, a Leadership Coach and is active in a number of charities.

  • Emma Murphy

    Transformation Partner

    Emma has twenty five years' experience working for some of the world’s most admired organisations.

  • Kirsty Pank

    Chief Operating Officer

    Kirsty has over 20 years' operational experience managing projects, events and teams across a variety of industries

  • Sally Murrell

    Team Assistant

    Sally brings many skills coupled with a sense of humour that simply keeps us all ticking and grounded as the business grows.

  • Jaya Puri-Parsons

    Business Strategy Intern

    Jaya has assisted TLH on several important strategic projects. With a degree in Economics and Politics, Jaya has positioned her career toward the finance industry and has already interned at some of the worlds’ leading financial institutions including Goldman Sachs and EY.

  • Will Tyne

    Academic Partner

    Will is a Post Graduate Researcher at Loughborough University and is supported by The Leadership High.

  • Molly Hudson

    Digital Culture Intern

    Molly is in her final year of studying Digital Culture at King’s College London, a unique degree focused on understanding the intricacies and impacts of digital technologies on different societal spaces.

Our multi-disciplined TLH Advisory Team, guide and advise The Leadership High as they continue to strengthen their own 
Confidence Muscle®.

The Advisory Team

  • Professor Ian Robertson

    Co-director of the Global Brain Health Institute and Emeritus Professor at Trinity College Dublin, professor Ian Robertson is widely recognised as one of the world's leading researchers in neuropsychology.

  • Quentin Naylor MBE

    Quentin Naylor served in the UK military for 19 years and left as a Lieutenant Colonel. He served globally in the Gurkhas and on multiple operational tours.

  • Ade Adepitan MBE

    Ade Adepitan MBE is television presenter, travel journalist, an award-winning wheelchair basketball Paralympian and children’s author. Paralympian and children’s author.

  • Clive Rawlings

    Clive is a barrister at the U.K Bar and is presently engaged in the sport industry as Director of 4 Corners Sports Management.

  • Jayne Haines MBE

    Jayne is a Senior Vice President of HR at GSK. She has over 20 years’ experience of HR and in leading major transformational culture programmes.

  • Duncan Adamson

    Duncan is the Director of the International Snowsport School. He is also a trainer and examiner of ski instructors and has decades of experience in coaching human performance on the slopes.

  • Dr. David Fletcher

    Dr David Fletcher PhD CPsychol is the senior advisor on a PhD co-funded with The Leadership High to research the impact of physical challenge on workplace performance.

  • Kate Holden

    An engaging, influential global leader and board member, Kate has extensive experience in strategy formulation and execution, digital transformation and building world class high performing teams.

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