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Libby Hartz, Facilitator, OD Specialist & Coach

 

Helping you make a difference

I have a thorough understanding of the challenging context in which charity and not-for-profit leaders are working. This is because I have worked in team leadership and management roles for several well-known charities since 1996. I have extensive professional experience in Fundraising, HR, L&D and Organisation Development. And so, I also have the relevant skills, knowledge and expertise to help you achieve your goals, whichever sector you work in.

Facilitator 

I am a member of the International Association of Facilitators. And I have undertaken facilitation training with the ICA (Institute of Cultural Affairs) and Roffey Park Institute. I have facilitated a wide range of meetings and events both small (< 5) and large (>100). I have worked with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation including Executive Directors and business owners. Events I have facilitated include strategic planning sessions; team away days; project evaluations; stakeholder consultations; innovation and problem solving sessions.

Professional experience - member of the International Association of Facilitators

My approach to facilitation is influenced by my knowledge, experience and professional qualifications in organisation development, coaching and positive psychology.

OD Specialist and Coach

I am a certified Organisation Development Practitioner (Roffey Park) and Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, CPCC, (Coaches Training Institute).  And so, I have a particular interest in organisation culture and values, employee wellbeing and the development of great leaders and managers.

Positive Psychologist

I have an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) with distinction from the University of East London. This informs my approach to life as well as work. As a result, I am passionate about creating working environments in which everyone can flourish and do their best work.

Student

I am also a life-long learner. As well as investing in my own professional development, I am currently studying a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

“What’s she like?”

If you don’t already know me professionally or personally, here are some comments about me from former colleagues and clients:

“Structured and organised”
“Outcome focused”
“Creative”
“Gets things done”
“Warm and personable”
“Supportive”
“Brings a positive vibe”
“High functioning”
“Able to see the wood for the trees”
“Able to convey complex information in a simple way”

Please contact me if you’d like to discuss how I might be able to help you make a difference.