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MEET THE TEAM

Anna Baréz-Brown,

Co-founder

Anna is a renowned executive coach and has spent the last 18 years helping women and men reach the top of their careers. Before setting up her coaching company in 2001 she had a corporate career working for Ax- el-Springer AG and Bertelsmann AG in Hamburg and London overseeing their European Marketing and Sales activities. She was part of the digital revolution and one of the first female leaders in tech heading up a search engine from 1997 – 2001.

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Anna is a CTI leadership coach, a Neuro Lingustic Master Practitioner and a qualified Organisational Relationship Systems Coach.

Anna has two children and lives with her husband Chris and their two dogs in Lyme Regis in the UK. She is lucky enough to have an office with a sea view.

Caroline Whaley,

Co-founder

Caroline built her career in the adventure travel industry before joining Nike in 1996 where she spent 14 years in senior global brand marketing and GM roles in UK, Europe, North America and Latin America. Following this, Caroline spent three years with the Nike Foundation, leading public-private sector partnerships and creating new brands to inspire, empower and shift social norms for millions of teenage girls living in Africa as the fastest route to eradicating global poverty.

Caroline is also a qualified Organisational Relationships Systems Coach and has an MBA (Distinction) from Lancaster University.

When not traveling extensively for work and pleasure, Caroline can be found running through Dorset with her two spaniels or sailing with her husband, Tim.

Alice Draper

Job title

Work Street Cred

More than a decade in sales and hospitality management in the UK & Australia. Co-ordinated events from large scale corporate conferences to special occasions. In the business of making stuff happen.

Proud of

My bravery in trying new things (including a stint as a motor cycle stunt man’s assistant), taking risks to better myself, bringing all my knowledge across my careers together and returning to live by the seaside knowing who I am and what I want.

What other people say

A big love bomb whose glass is always half full. Uplifting with an infectious laugh and an all round force for good. A person who you can totally trust.

Tamsin Ward

Head of Brand

Work Street Cred

13 years in brand consultancy and marketing working across clients in Asia Pacific and Europe, and the fastest-growing media agency network in the world. Expert glitter-roller. Passionate believer in the power of honest and human corporate comms. When a company culture is consistent and meaningful; brilliant, amazing things happen.

Proud of

Making deep connections with colleagues all over the world. Working hard and seeing it pay off. Everything I’ve achieved with my partner, most importantly our two daughters. Joining Shine and being able to deliver a significant impact on people’s lives beyond the day-to-day.

What other people say

Properly creative, but gets it done. Extremely hard-working, but always with a spark of humour. Will tell you the truth, but in a very kind way!

Richard Stokes

Shine Leader

Work Street Cred

Over 20 years of media agency experience across a wide variety of roles to the board level. Helping clients build brands and grow businesses in an abundance of categories and scenarios, managing and coaching high-performing teams across the world. A qualified executive coach with a focus on building confidence.

Proud of

The relationships and connections I’ve built across the world, always going bold and being adventurous with my next move, and making it happen. Having an office in Ibiza by the sea.

What other people say

Smart, passionate, empathetic, interesting and interested, grounded and an ally you would always want in your corner.

Mandy Ayres

Shine Leader

Work Street Cred

Over 20 years experience in senior leadership roles within sustainability and social change, covering the Corporate, Public and Charitable sectors. Developed my own coaching and leadership business supporting elite athletes to find their true greatness post their sporting career.

Proud of

Being part of and leading many game-changing projects all over the world whilst having a lot of fun with so many great people over the years both personally and professionally.

What other people say

Loves a challenge, ridiculously positive and always ready to jump in and make things happen with a smile on her face.

Lucy Reynolds

Shine Leader

Work Street Cred

CTI Co-Active Coach and leadership facilitator. Russian Ambassador for Girl Rising and Brand Director of Women Win. 15 years in advertising and brand management at Nike, adidas, Leo Burnett, and Wieden + Kennedy.

Proud of

Having a supportive and engaging husband, Jim, and two incredible kids. The adventures (and challenges) we faced as an expat family in Amsterdam, Moscow, and Tokyo. My passion for championing women of all ages to fully show up in all facets of life. Love of diverse cultures. Being an athlete in all stages of my life.

What other people say

Compassionate and compelling energy, creates space for the introspective moments needed to make real change as leaders, insightful, always game for an adventure, a sincere partner, a ton of fun.

Lil Lusty

Shine Leader

Work Street Cred

Is almost a decade successfully climbing the ladder of the world-renowned innovation consultancy? What If! Innovation. Love creating experiences that help people further succeed in their jobs.

Proud of

Inspiring a sense of possibility in people and businesses. Encouraging honest conversations. Using my business head and my heart in equal measure. Being a mum, wife, sister and daughter.

What other people say

Empathetic, hugely optimistic, a sack of positive energy, shiny eyes, always up for it, though, a party girl who likes fancy dress.

Franziska (Tita) Rizzolli

Shine Leader

Work Street Cred

Enjoyed 12 years with Microsoft and Bertelsmann and launched 2 start-ups in Germany. An experienced online media professional who has worked in Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Business Development and Managing Director roles. Co-active coach and workshop leader.

Proud of

Being a happy working mum with 4 boys (3 kids and 1 husband) and no guilt, being curious about people and their stories, my ability to give people hope, peace & new perspectives, never missing a party!

What other people say

Life-saver, flower-power in heaps, an amazing listener, inspirational role model, empathetic & warm force of positive energy, resilient, great laugh, a damn-right doer.

Emily Gifford

EA & Operations

Work Street Cred

Over 15 years’ experience of organising peoples’ lives. I’ve worked as a PA for start-ups, big corporates, one-man bands and in government; I had a stint in chutney manufacturing, dabbled in the tech industry, flirted with health and safety and returned to the business world; I’ve looked after individuals, boards, teams and everything in between. I believe it’s a privilege to be in such a trusted position.

Proud of

Having no airs and graces – from making your tea to writing your Board report, throw anything at me and I’ll give it a go.

What other people say

Gets sh*t done. Right-hand person. Grammar police. Mischievous.

Anne Boisier-Fouché

Shine Leader

Work Street Cred

Operational and strategic managerial roles in FMCG, beauty, fashion, and life science companies in France and the UK. Led and developed a multi-cultural team for three years in Japan. Trained hundreds of managers all over the world. Teaching and mentoring young graduates in leading European Business Schools.

Proud of

Building a successful and fulfilling career despite relocating three times in the past ten years. Inspiring people to make a change for the better. Starting hot yoga at 40 and pushing myself further in each flow…

What other people say

Incredible energy, seizing any opportunity to learn and grow, life lover, always looking for authenticity, honest and loyal.

Angelica Sykes

Head of Digital

Work Street Cred

Coming from an entrepreneurial background in tech and subscription platforms, I moved to Stockholm to grow my own start-up. After a few years, I joined an investment company, first in Hong Kong and then helped grow their luxury real estate brand in Japan. After a few years I came back to London and continued in tech and building communities until I joined Shine. I am so happy to be here!

Proud of

In a previous life I was a professional snowboarder and part of a community of freeriding women who constantly pushed the boundaries of the sport and inspired younger women to use their survival, mountaineering and avalanche skills to explore the path less walked. Representing team GBR in competitions all over the world and encouraging girls to head to the mountains!

What other people say

An absolute ball of energy and enthusiasm. I don’t do things by halves, that’s for sure. I pour my heart and soul into anything I take on, and am willing to be vulnerable to grow.

Tayyaba Jordan

Shine Leader

Work Street Cred

After 22 years in the media industry I retrained as a Wellbeing Coach for leaders around the world. Working internationally with Professionals and CEOs using my own Methodology of MicroWellness™ and MicroChanges™ for maximum and sustainable success.

Proud of

Working to really affect positive change with amazingly like minded, proactive people. Being a successful career woman and a full time single parent. My kids are two amazing human beings who I couldn’t be more proud of. Supporting the UKHCA and ambassador for ISMA to progress wellness for the world. Womens football (player and fan)!

What other people say

Inspirational, endless energy, approachable, intelligently disarming, charming and builds rapport with a wide range of employees. Is able to flex her style to coach at all levels. A warm and friendly approach. Loves a challenge!

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