Heather-Jane Gray began her career as a nurse & led effective change in Health & Wellbeing services as a Chief Executive & Senior Policy Analyst/Strategic Planner. As the Executive Director at King’s College Hospital, one of the largest University Medical Centres in Europe, she led the design & implementation of the Quality Improvement, Research & Education Strategies. As a change catalyst with an internal Organisational Development (OD) Team, she helped to reengineer many health processes. She was also Director of Corporate Communications, improving both internal communications & external PR, in the politically charged area of SE London. Apart from Process Improvement initiatives, she also led cultural change towards Valuing Diversity (Inclusivity), Health Promotion & Clinical Governance (including being responsible for Risk Management), & established a range of Senior Clinical Leadership Programs.
As a result, Heather-Jane was awarded a Harkness Fellowship for exceptional achievement in the field of Health, Organisational Development (OD) & Change Management. As a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley, she completed an extensive action research project on Values-based Leadership & Cultural Change, working as an OD Consultant with a range of Fortune 100 clients. Heather-Jane was later honoured with a Churchill Fellowship researching the Successful Development of Virtual Teams. She is a published author & speaks on a variety of topics. She has also received special recognition for leadership, creative problem solving, innovation & business skills, from the Royal College of Nursing; EU Institute of Health; Mercury Communications; & NatWest Bank. She now lives in Melbourne & facilitates a wide range of Values-based Leadership & Cultural Change Programs, underpinned with Executive Coaching. She is accredited in various Leadership Diagnostics (including LSI,TLC etc.) & Team Assessment Tools (including 4-D Systems for High Performing Teams) – developed at NASA.
As a Master Practitioner & ICF Credentialled Coach, she has a particular interest in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP); Timeline Therapy; Ericksonian Hypnotherapy; & Mindfulness integrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (MiCBT); She has post grad qualifications in these areas & has served on the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Boards as a Director at State & International levels (AUS/NZ). Heather-Jane is also a Certified Multiple Brain Integration Techniques (mBIT)/mBraining Coach.