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Lee Chalmers, MA, PCC, FRSA



Lee is a consultant, facilitator and Coach who specialises in leadership development with a focus on personal authenticity, assertiveness and women’s leadership. She is a gender specialist, currently working for a Masters in Gender, Policy and Inequalities at the London School of Economics.

She works globally with senior and emerging leaders of companies such as, HSBC, Standard Chartered, BP, KPMG, Cap Gemini, Reckitt Benckiser, Comic Relief, Wellcome Trust and The National Trust.  She is on the Executive Education Faculty for two Top 10 international Business Schools; London Business School and University of Chicago Booth Business School.

She is an experienced cross-cultural trainer, delivering programmes in the UK, USA, Asia, Middle East, Russia, Africa and Australia, including diversity and inclusion training. She has worked on women’s leadership development programmes in the financial sector as well as helping D&I departments with strategy sessions.

Lee’s BA and MA are in Philosophy and she has qualifications in Coaching from The Newfield Network and The Teleos Leadership Institute. She is a certified practitioner of the Barratt Values Assessment and has completed training in Organisational Constellations, a systemic diagnostic and intervention tool. She is qualified to use the NEO personality test. She is also one of only 16 globally certified GTD (Getting Things Done) trainers.

Her interest in women’s leadership has found a number of expressions over the years. She co-founded The Downing Street Project, an organisation designed to set up to train, mentor and develop women to run for political office in the UK and she founded the Kingston Women’s Network.In her spare time she has been known to make documentary films about women and blog about current affairs. She has spoken at the UK House of Commons, writes about Leadership, Politics and Gender for the Huffington Post and sits on the board of The Fawcett Society, the UK’s oldest women’s rights organisation. She is also a mentor for female entrepreneurs in the developing world through the Cherie Blair Foundation.


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