About Kay

Passionate About Inspiring Others

An experienced coach, offering a practical approach, helping you to succeed.

Kay has over 25 years experience operating at board level in an executive and non-executive capacity within large complex organisations. A commercially focused leader, with excellent communication, influencing and change management skills; she has significant experience in leading transformational change that has delivered improved performance and results.

An agile, strategic thinker with vision, enthusiasm and an inquisitive approach. Her collaborative high energy leadership style, allied with her passion for engaging on social and ethical issues, allows her to maintain a culture of honesty, trust and professional integrity.

Kay has worked for B&Q, BSKYB, Royal Mail. She has been a Commissioner on the Disability Rights Commission and the Equality and Human Rights Commission. She also served as a NED on the Department for Work and Pensions PDCS Board. She has run her own successful consultancy for 20 years specialising in Responsible Business and Diversity and Inclusion. 

In 2010 she was asked by Downing St to look at Responsible Business Practice of small business as part of the Big Society Team. As a result she created the on line digital platform ‘Trading for Good’ which is now owned by BITC. 

Published a guide to managing the corporate charity partnership call 'Corporates are from Mars, Charities are from Venus'

Certifications

  • FCIPD. 30 year membership of the CIPD

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Art

  • Leadership Fellow St Georges House Windsor

Contact

Kay Allen OBE FRSA FCIPD

Fellow St George's House Windsor

kay.allen@diverseadvice.com

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