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“Barbara knows how to manage change... both in organizations and individuals. Having worked with her for over 20 years she never disappoints any client with her energy, commitment and above all innovative ideas which solve the most complex of problems.

This she does with an air of calm and a good smattering of humour. Her knowledge of the organizational development world is second to none... and her coaching expertise works across international as well as hierarchical boundaries...

As you might guess I have no hesitation in recommending her for the most demanding of projects.”

David Royston-Lee
Lee MD Partners in Flow
and co-author of Brand You

“The support provided by Paterson Consulting during a recent change programme was consistently professional, reliable and client focussed. I would not hesitate in using this service again.”

Steve Ryan
HR Project Director
Hilton Hotels Group

Our Partnership

Paterson Consultancy's driving force is Barbara Paterson. She set up the consultancy ten years ago and has extensive experience of people and business development. Her achievements include building the Career Consulting arm in the North East for KPMG, one of the big four global accountancy and business advisory firms. As well as a raft of professional qualifications, she is a very experienced business adviser, executive coach and facilitator of best practice.

What we do

We focus on all aspects of people and organisational development.

We offer clients our expertise in the following areas: Careers, Coaching, Leadership Development, Change Management and HR services.

We have a proven track record in delivering programmes that combine best practice in all or some of these sectors.

Our solutions span specialisms, functions, organisational culture, industry and geography.

Our Clients

We’ve carried out public sector and international assignments for Airbus, Toulouse Civil Service, NFU Mutual, North Yorkshire Police, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, KPMG, Shell International, PPG Architectural Coatings, Grant Thornton, Hilton Hotels Group, Department of Health, The Health Care Commission, DEFRA, HML Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Sabiha Goken Airport in Turkey, Berkley Power Station, UK Regional Government Offices, PPG Industries Europe, Solarlux, Novo Nordisk Ltd, Chartered Institute of Public Relations and Leicester County Council Children and Young People’s Services.

Barbara is an associate consultant for Berkshire Consultancy Ltd, Cicada, BPI Group, Falcon Consultancy, Team Focus, Parabola and Change Able Ltd.

Other clients include Anchor Trust, Centrica, Engage Mutual, HSBC, and Leeds Teaching Hospitals.

We also have a portfolio of private individuals from a wide range of organisations seeking coaching to accelerate their personal performance and to take their careers to new heights.