Meet the team

Ken Rowley

  • Friendly
  • Thoughtful
  • Questioning

Ken is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, who loves helping people gain greater meaning and happiness from their work. He has a passion for life-long learning and a drive to support others in their developmental journeys. He loves to use stories to bring concepts to life and to engage his audience.

Ken Rowley

Ken has extensive experience of coaching for both personal and professional development, designing and delivering team development workshops, and conducting leadership assessments for selection and development. He also has a strong background in psychometrics, using these alongside other psychological approaches, to help individuals develop self-awareness and identify developmental opportunities in a wide range of areas, such as communication, change, decision-making and building resilience.

Ken is known for combining his friendly, attentive style with insightful and challenging questions. It’s that combination that helps individuals and teams reflect on their approach and identify opportunities for growth. He has worked with a variety of global organisations and industries, in particular, financial and professional services, manufacturing, the public sector and charities.

  • Coaching for both personal and professional development up to Director level.
  • Supporting senior individuals through career transition, coaching them to identify and pursue a new career path.
  • Designing and facilitating leadership and management development workshops for global audiences.
  • Profiling leaders for recruitment, promotion and development.
  • Designing, delivering and evaluating team development workshops.
  • Facilitating talent management programmes to help organisations identify and develop high potential individuals.
  • Using psychometrics to develop insight for both individuals and teams.
  • Chartered Occupational Psychologist (BPS)
  • Certified Business Psychologist (Association for Business Psychology)
  • Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Verified BPS Assessor
  • MSc in Occupational Psychology
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Psychology
  • BA in Economic and Social History
  • EMCC Practitioner Level Coach
  • Firework Career Coach
  • Qualified in a range of psychometrics including MBTI, NEO, FIRO-B, 16PF, CPI, the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI), The Dark Triad of Personality at Work (TOP) and the Leadership Judgement Indicator.

Career Highlights

Developing, managing and facilitating a national senior leadership development programme for a major car manufacturer.

Designing and delivering team development workshops for a range of teams (from newly-formed to high-performing) at a global professional services company.

Achieving British Psychological Society (BPS) accreditation for the design of numerous psychometric training workshops.

Adapting a clinical psychometric tool for occupational use to measure and improve employee wellbeing.

Designing and facilitating interactive workshops to bring large-scale conferences to life.

Designing and implementing e-learning modules to accompany global MBTI and 16PF certification programmes, making those programmes more dynamic and engaging.

I have worked with Ken on a variety of projects, he has always been focused on really understanding our needs and providing the best possible solution, whilst also being very adaptable to changing requirements. Our participants often comment on his friendliness, flexibility and extensive knowledge. They find him engaging and really value his insightful feedback
Senior Manager, professional services firm

Other team members

Richard Boston
  • Strategic
  • Inventive
  • Ally
Richard, LeaderSpace’s Managing Director, has a special interest in the systemic issues facing teams and organisations, and is passionate about helping leaders, their teams and their organisations fulfil their potential. His love of learning and wide experience ensures he always brings fresh insight to every project. To relax he runs up and down muddy hills.
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Bernard Cooke
  • Insightful
  • Provocative
  • Humour
Bernard is a Chartered Business Psychologist and accredited executive coach – and often works as a supervisor to other coaches. He has a dry, self-deprecating sense of humour and a unique way of challenging that provokes insight rather than defensiveness. His special interests include resilience and red wine.
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Sarah Mast
  • Generative
  • Wise
  • Energised
Sarah is an experienced organisational development consultant. She is famed for being quick to grasp exactly what clients need, is bags of fun and has boundless enthusiasm. She thrives in any lively or challenging environment.
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Shefali Sharma
  • Passionate
  • Warm
  • Supportive
Shefali is highly knowledgeable in psychology and emotional intelligence, and sees right to the core of issues. She is a Chartered Psychologist with a special interest in neuroscience. Shefali has an insatiable appetite for learning and is a warm, giving person. She has helped rear lions and tigers – and has the scars to prove it.
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Natasha Graham
  • Perceptive
  • Attentive
  • Organised
Natasha combines rigorous ethical standards with a highly perceptive interpersonal style. Her passion lies in uncovering authenticity in individuals, teams and organisations to enable true change and continuous growth. Her love of the countryside and her personal discipline in practicing ballet keeps her on her toes outside of work.
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Hanane Gamhiouen
  • Creative
  • Immersive
  • Fun
Hanane helps people and organisations to be their best selves in times of uncertainty and change. When she’s not working with clients she’s travelling the world immersing herself in indigenous cultures, experimenting with non-ordinary states of consciousness or in warm waters scuba diving.
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Anna Heywood
  • Incisive
  • Understanding
  • Relaxed
Anna blends a relaxed, approachable style with perceptive, incisive questioning rooted in a deep understanding of human nature. She finds her passion for life-long learning is met in equal measures by her work and her role as a parent.
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Claire Davey
  • Centred
  • Holistic
  • Enabling
Claire brings diversity of thought and experience, wonderful vitality and a great sense of humour. Her warmth and compassion help her clients quickly feel safe, enabling them to bring their whole selves to the work they’re doing together.
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Anna Crollick
  • Kind
  • Supportive
  • Astute
Anna is passionate about enabling people to find greater clarity of purpose, meaning and happiness at work. Her approach is rooted in psychological rigour and insight. She’s also fascinated by the impact visual images can have on coaching and often draws on art-based approaches to enable more profound awareness and impact.
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Sarah Perrott
  • Pragmatic
  • Energetic
  • Commercial
Sarah is energetic and positive, with a warm, engaging style and a focus on values. She helps create the energy and self-belief that enables senior leaders to grow and succeed. She loves walking along the River Thames and is passionate about yoga, aiming to maintain flexibility in body, mind and spirit!
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Angelina Bennet
  • Rigorous
  • Warm
  • Curious
Angelina is known for her innovative approach to developing effective, productive leaders and her award-winning change leadership. While her work is rigorously backed by research, she engages with a combination of perceptive questioning and a warm, personable, non-judgemental style. As a music obsessive, when not at a gig, Angelina can be found playing guitar, practising yoga or tap dancing.
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Jabiz Parvardin
  • Energising
  • Inclusive
  • Soul
Jab has a huge passion for helping people become the best they can be. He is an engaging natural communicator, skilled in getting teams excited about positive change. He’s a keen golfer and lover of sport. He also loves exploring different cultures and creative arts.
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