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GatenbySanderson Strengthens Its Leadership and Talent Consultancy


Leadership and Talent development experts Barry McNeill and Amanda Clarke have joined GatenbySanderson, the leading provider of executive public sector appointments, to grow its Leadership and Talent Consultancy practice.

Barry joins as Partner and Practice Lead.   Formerly with SHL, he brings deep expertise supporting senior leadership teams to drive meaningful change with their teams and across their organisation. He has a proven track record driving the commercial growth of leadership and talent management services.

Barry says,

“I’m on a mission in my day to day work and role as a charity trustee, to help leaders find their voice and bring purpose and intention to everything they do, as the power and reach to transform public services sits with them.”

Amanda is an award-winning entrepreneur, Non-Executive Director, speaker, facilitator, and writer.  She uses the world’s best tools and technologies for enhanced performance, including accelerated learning, coaching, information absorption and behavioural communication.  She has developed and scaled innovative talent development services for both private and public sector clients.

Joining as Principal Consultant, Amanda will focus on developing senior leadership teams in Local Government and Higher Education. She says,

“I’m looking forward to applying my experience as a charity board trustee to develop senior leadership teams and new services to meet the ever-changing challenges they face.”

Welcoming Barry and Amanda, Jody Goldsworthy, Executive Director of the Leadership & Talent Consultancy, said:

“We are embarking on an ambitious programme to grow the range of Leadership and Talent Consultancy services we offer clients. Barry and Amanda bring a unique blend of expertise and commercial know-how to scale our practice.”