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Jenny Garrett OBE is a Coach & Leadership Development Consultant. She is an experienced facilitator of programmes for managers, Directors and CEOs from a variety of organisations, including private and public sector.
Prior to this she held senior Marketing Roles for organisations such as Ashridge Business School, Hamptons International and Schroder Leasing.
Jenny’s specialist areas include:
Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging – ‘no longer counting people, but making people count’, exploring and appreciating difference, culture and beliefs to provide the best organisational solutions.
Leadership coaching – providing the challenge and support that can be missing for executives at the most senior levels of an organisation to keep them on track.
Team performance – through team coaching, enabling improved lines of communication, increased self-awareness and an understanding of others perceptions.
Jenny was awarded OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2021 for services to Entrepreneurship and Women in Business. She has a Masters Degree MA (Management Learning & Leadership) Lancaster University. BA Honours Business, University of Westminster and Coaching Qualifications with Ashridge Business School and Lancaster University. She has the highest honorary award of ‘Companion’ from the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Jenny’s latest book is Equality vs Equity, tackling issues of race in the workplace.
Jenny Garrett OBE is an Award Winning Career Coach and Leadership Trainer, with nearly two decades of experience of running a Global Business.
Jenny empowers people to make the transformation that they are seeking actually happen, that could be: navigating their career successfully finding work that is more on purpose for them or getting the best from their team.
Everything she does is aimed at either advancing gender balance, creating inclusive workplaces or equipping young people with the skills that leaders of the future need.
Jenny is well known for delivering inspiring talks, books, career coaching, leadership training, speaking in media, facilitating retreats and running teen conferences.
Jenny Garrett OBE is an Award Winning Career Coach, Leadership Trainer, Speaker & Author
In 2006 Jenny founded her business, and now alongside her team works with individuals and organisations, supporting them to achieve career and life changing results. Using their unique combination of skills around gender balance, leadership, inclusion and self improvement to inspire and empower.
She is well known for her work empowering working women, particularly female breadwinners, through her book Rocking Your Role. Fairness and empowerment are at the heart of her work, she believes that when women thrive, we all do.
Advancing Diversity and Inclusion
Designing and delivering leadership programmes to support the staff from ethnically diverse groups in organisations is a real passion. Providing talks on Inclusive Leadership, Race and Allyship, and the creation of the first-ever Diverse Executive Coach Directory, and shining a light on coaches from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic heritage working at the most senior level in the UK are among her proud achievements. Jenny’s latest book is Equality vs Equity, tackling issues of race in the workplace.
Personal Development Expert
Jenny has coached individuals all over the globe from Australia, to Botswana, the US, Mexico, Spain and the UK, with over 4,000 coaching hours under her belt, so it’s no surprise that self improvement and personal development for leaders are among her strengths.
Jenny gives back work through her social enterprise Rocking Ur Teens, which equips teens with the skills that leaders of the future need.
Jenny has reached an audience of over 30,000 through her speaking engagements, including two TEDx Talks, and is listed as a speaker on the International Women’s Day website
She is a regular commentator on Sky News and LBC radio, and has been featured on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio London & The Telegraph amongst many others.
Awards, Accolades & Achievements
Awarded OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2021 for services to Entrepreneurship and Women in Business.
Jenny is a Freeman of the Company of Entrepreneurs – City of London and was listed in Brummell Magazines Top 30 City Innovators 2016.
She was awarded the highest honorary award from the Institute of Leadership and Management ‘Companion’ for advancing the practice of leadership and management for public benefit.
She holds a Masters in Management Learning & Leadership, a Post Graduate Certificate in Coaching and a BA (Hons) in Business.
Her past and present clients include MasterCard, Lloyds Bank, Ernst & Young, the NHS and the National Union of Students (NUS).
Jenny started off from humble beginnings, growing up in a council estate in North West London to a teen Mum. She has been able to surpass expectations of her through tenacity, hard work and optimism.
Due to financial constraints, she studied 5 years part time while also working full time to achieve her business degree and then went on to complete a Masters degree part time while running her business and having a young daughter. Her husband has been an invaluable support and an unsung hero in her success. He has enabled her to shine and allowed their story to be shared in her book.
She hasn’t been afraid to be vulnerable. Sharing her experience of being a female breadwinner in her book and in the media has enabled other women to do the same and get an important topic discussed among women and men in order to improve things for everyone.
‘A yoga stretch for the career’
Jenny’s work is characterised by having depth, personalisation and meaning, or some would say ‘soul’. One client described Jenny as a ‘yoga stretch for the career!’
See her videos, Would you follow you? And the trailer for her book ‘Rocking Your Role.’
Introducing Jenny – Corporate talk
Jenny Garrett OBE is an award-winning career coach, author and leadership trainer. Together with her team, they deliver impactful development to support women and those from ethnically diverse backgrounds to progress at work, as well as supporting majority group leaders to make inclusion happen. She is also co founder of a social enterprise Rocking Ur Teens which connects corporates with a pipeline of future talent. Jenny’s latest practical and empowering book is Equality vs Equity, tackling issues of Race in the workplace.
Introducing Jenny – Non-Corporate
Garrett OBE is an Award Winning Career Coach and Leadership Trainer, with almost two decades experience of running a Global Business.
She has written an Amazon Bestselling Book ‘Rocking Your Role’, on the taboo subject of female breadwinners.
Jenny has reached an audience of over 30,000 through her speaking engagements and coached individuals all over the globe from Australia, to Botswana, the US, Spain and the UK, with over 3000 coaching hours under her belt.
Jenny’ s gives back via her social enterprise Rocking Ur Teens.
Her most recent clients include MasterCard, EY and the NHS.
Jenny is regularly asked for expert opinion in the media and has featured in BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, The Telegraph, Sky TV and Glamour magazine
A client recently described Jenny as a ‘yoga stretch for the career.’
Jenny’s Social Media handles
Website – https://www.jennygarrett.global/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/JenniferGarrett
Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennygarrettreflexion/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/CoachJennyGarrett/
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jennygarrett.global/