'Barry is unique in his ability to combine a deep understanding of leadership with an approach devoid of egotism'


Stephanie Hilborne OBE

Chief Executive

The Wildlife Trusts




'Lead Like Mary will inspire a whole new generation of leaders'


Matt Hyde

Chief Executive

The Scout Association




'Lead Like Mary is full of wisdom and easy to grasp'


Andrew Higginson


Morrisons Plc 


Endorsements for Barry's first leadership book 'Lead Like Mary', published 2014:

Over the past 16 years I have worked with many clients, large and small, across all sectors, throughout the UK and abroad, helping those clients to develop their leadership capability, build effectiveness, achieve transformational change and deliver amazing results.


Past and present clients, by sector, include the following:

Private sector

Advanced Composites Group



Applied Graphene

Arena Pubs

Atlas Copco Compressors

Atlas Copco Tools


Bovis Lendlease

Coca Cola

Cytec Industries

Franklin Covey




Karen Picking Associates

Kingston Communications

Maclay Inns

Mitchells & Butlers

Nova Chemicals

Nucleus Data






Royal Bank of Scotland

R S Components

SI Group


Toby Carvery

Travis Perkins

Tregothnan Estates


United Utilities

Voluntary sector

Anglia Ruskin University Students' Union

Age Concern

BBOWT (Beds, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust)

Birmingham City University Students' Union

Bournemouth University Students' Union

Edinburgh University Students' Association

Essex Wildlife Trust

Keele University Students' Union

Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Leeds University Union

Liverpool John Moores University Students' Union

Liverpool Students' Union


National Union of Students

National Union of Students' Services Ltd.

Nottingham Trent University Union

Oxford Brookes University Students' Union

Progress Recruitment

Queen Mary University Students' Union


Royal Society of Wildlife Trusts


Salford University Students' Union

Salford Community Leisure

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Sheffield Wildlife Trust

Southampton University Students' Union

Staffordshire University Students' Union

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

Surrey Wildlife Trust

The Scouts Association

Union of Brunel Students

University of the Arts London Students' Union

University of Cumbria Students' Union

University of London Union

University of Manchester Students' Union

University of Nottingham Students' Union

University of Sheffield Students' Union

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Public sector

Bath Royal United Hospital Trust

Coventry City Council

Delphside Primary School

NHS Doncaster

Gateshead NHS Trust

Gateshead Primary Care Trust


National Blood & Transplant Service

NHS North East Leadership Academy

Northumbria NHS Trust

Oxford County Council

Prison Service

Quality Scotland

St Thomas More School, Wigan

Salters Medical Practice, Droitwich

Solihull PCT

South Tyneside NHS Trust

Tees & NE Yorkshire NHS Trust

NHS Wiltshire


International assignments

Advanced Composites Group Inc (Tulsa USA)

Aerovac Systems France (Toulouse)

Croatia Telecom

Molson Coors Europe (Madrid)

Richmond Aircraft Inc (California)

To Be (Ireland)

White Young Green (Ireland)