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“Cicada has commissioned Barbara at Paterson Consultancy on a regular basis to provide our clients with specialist expertise on the psychological aspects of Employee Engagement and Internal Communications as a means to deliver Culture Change. We find Barbara's values align with ours and her networked approach has enabled us to use her associates in London and other parts of the country.”

Di Burton
Managing Director
Cicada Communications Ltd

Our Consultants

Consultants at Paterson Consultancy have a deep understanding of the pressing challenges of today's business environment. Our specialist teams and associates cover the UK and Europe to provide a first class, value-added service for our clients.

Paterson Consultancy includes a network of specialist consultants covering the full spectrum of HR, Change and People initiatives. This networked approach to assembling the right people for the right project allows Paterson Consultancy to draw on sector specialists to provide expert solutions to our client issues.

Paterson Consultancy works in association with other consulting groups on larger private, public sector or International assignments that are geographically spread.

Barbara Paterson

Barbara is an experienced business advisor, executive coach and career management specialist working across private and public sectors. She specialises in organisation and people development and regularly works with senior executives, helping them to meet their objectives and address work/life transition issues and organisational change.

Barbara also consults on people issues surrounding merger and acquisition, including organisation culture analysis, developing vision and values, teambuilding, personal ownership of change and stress management.

In her consulting work she has particular interest in using high energy learning techniques to aid personal development and explore the links between emotional intelligence and leadership behaviour.

Prior to leading consulting projects, Barbara led KPMG's career consulting practice in the North of England. Her early career was in teaching and sales and marketing. She is also a trained counsellor, facilitator and coach. Barbara is qualified to use a range of psychometric tools.

Her recent clients include Department of Health, Ford Motor Company, Centrica, KPMG, Shell, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds Primary Care Trust, NHSU, First Quench, PPG, Engage Mutual, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Sigha Goken Airport Turkey. and HSBC. Over the last six months she has led a privately sponsored project to explore a cascaded leadership development model to promote the development of leaders in all walks of life. Barbara is a trustee of the Community Foundation for Wakefield District.