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Leona Deakin MSc

Occupational Psychologist

Leona Deakin MSc

About Leona

Leona is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist dedicated to helping individuals, teams and leaders to achieve success at work. A consultant psychologist since 1998, she has had the privilege of working with organisations such as O2 / Telefonica, the NHS, Britannia Building Society, Trinity Mirror, Jacuzzi UK, Argos Retail Group and the Ministry of Defence.

She began her career as a Psychologist in West Yorkshire Police identifying officers with the potential for promotion, and this sparked her interest in what it takes to be successful. After moving into consultancy, Leona specialised more in this field undertaking research into the psychology of self-made millionaires, and more recently the psychological characteristics of women at the top of corporate UK.

As an experienced consultant, facilitator and coach, Leona is keen to help business professionals understand how psychology can help them to achieve their goals.

Key Areas of Expertise:

Motivational Leadership
High Performance Teamwork
Engaging People in Change
Coaching