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Jacqueline Baker

Management Consultant

Jacqueline has held leadership roles working with central and local government, as well as the not for profit sector. She set up her own coaching and consultancy business in 2011 and has been a freelance trainer since 2015, delivering the Crossing Thresholds Career Development Programme for women and Succeeding at Interview training. Among other roles, she is a Senior Partner with 2BCoached, and has worked with the National Mentoring Consortium, supporting undergraduates with disabilities and dyslexia.

Jacqueline’s work for the not for profit movement Engage for Success (EFS) as Director of Research involved her working across all sectors in the engagement field. As a result she has a keen interest in how the practical application of good leadership and a coaching culture translates into better staff engagement for organisations. She continues to work, on a voluntary basis, for EFS as Projects Director. She has been a governor at her local infant school for the past 15 years and is currently deputy chair.

Jacqueline is trained to ILM Level 7 in both coaching and coaching supervision and has coached clients across all sectors. She has delivered in-house and open coaching courses, with a practical slant, enabling organisations to help their people reach their full potential. She is a qualified PRINCE2 practitioner, has a diploma in management consultancy from the Chartered Management Institute and is a certified Member of the Institute of Consulting.