Anita is Managing Director of Positive Intention – an organisation and people development consultancy.  She brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and wisdom to business and individual clients.

Anita is recognised for her practical approach, excellent interpersonal skills and her deep understanding of people. She is an accomplished leader, trainer and coach with extensive experience of organisation and people development, training and change management.

Skilled at design and delivery of a wide range of training and leadership programmes, Anita promotes a culture of self-awareness and continuous improvement enabling maximum growth and performance in dynamic environments. She has a passion for developing people, enabling them to maximise their personal and professional effectiveness and obtain nationally recognised qualifications. She also helps clients create successful businesses that consistently perform to the highest levels of excellence.

Her approach combines professional expertise and focus with intuition and compassion and she is committed to motivating people using innovative and effective methods.  Anita produces successful results by engaging and inspiring others, developing credibility, and by gaining their trust and confidence.

Whether the focus is on professional or personal development, Anita’s coaching style has a positive impact empowering clients to access their true potential, see new perspectives, and make informed choices. This clarity of vision enables them to achieve their goals resulting in improved performance, better relationships, increased happiness, self-awareness and confidence.

Career background

After qualifying as a solicitor in 1987, Anita worked for many years in the legal profession and the Ministry of Justice. Her responsibilities included setting the strategic direction, developing organisations and people, as well as training and coaching professionals to realise their true potential.

Anita has a Masters Degree in Management; is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, and a member of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development.

She also trained with the International Coach Federation and the Ministry of Justice, and is a qualified trainer and coach.

Anita also has experience of working internationally on collaborative government projects and research involving national bodies and government departments.

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