Colin Barnes

Colin has over 20 years of experience of applying business psychology in Organisational, Leadership, Coaching and Communications settings, as programme manager, practitioner, consultant and trainer.

He has in-depth expertise of Assessment and Development methodologies and has designed, led and co-ordinated all aspects of leadership skills development programmes in the UK and globally, frequently as client account manager. He has advised a number of organisations on Talent Management solutions and has implemented Performance Management systems as lead consultant.

Recent clients include Doosan Babcock, Sony, BT, EADS, United Nations, the Ministry of Justice, ABAgri, ADIA, Agfa Healthcare, Equitable Life and the British Red Cross.

Prior to developing his own practice in 2002, he had a brief stint as Principal of Sapient Partners, a small niche HR consultancy.  From 1994 to the end of 2000, Colin was at SHL – then the world’s largest business psychology consultancy – working as consultant, Head of Assessment Centres and latterly, UK Director of Consultancy.  Before SHL, Colin held specialist HR and management development roles at Grand Metropolitan and Legal & General.

With a first degree from Brunel, Colin has an MSc in Organisational Behaviour (University of London) and is a Chartered Member of the CIPD

  • London - Bryn Davies
  • South - Simon Watkins
  • North - Vic Henderson Agutter
  • West - Clare Amos
  • Home Counties - Colin Barnes
  • London - Patrick Gibbons
  • London - Anne Owen
  • North - Neil Thomson
  • West - Sue Mandiwall
  • North - Mark Wilcox
  • South - Karen Janman