Dr Rosalyn McCarthy

Our executive coaches work across the World’s top business schools and global organisations helping individuals, teams and businesses to get the best from their people. As seasoned Chartered Occupational Psychologists we understand how shared mindset and leadership integrity drive exceptional business performance.

Executive Coach

Change facilitator Skilled at helping individuals innovatively deal with the challenges and pressures of rapid change in their role or organisation

Strategic Adept at coaching senior leaders to develop the skills they need to lead and deliver on their strategic objectives and plans

Academic rigour Skilled at using evidence-based data to assess and evaluate talent through executive/leadership selection and development

Ros is a Chartered Psychologist with over 20 years experience of applying her knowledge as a Business Psychologist to help maximise the value of an organisation’s investment in their human capital. She has worked across a range of private and public sector organisations but has particular experience in the financial, telecommunications and pharmaceutical industries.

Ros specialises in helping organisations to manage their talent and in coaching leaders to develop the skills they need to deliver on their strategic objectives and plans, but her consultancy work also includes design and delivery of assessment processes and partnering with organisations to develop leadership workshops. Some of her coaching assignments are linked to organisational development programmes but she also coaches individuals who have recognised that they would benefit from an external perspective on their current style and approach. In this process, she uses a wide range of psychometric instruments (e.g. the Hogan Development survey to identify leadership de-railers) to raise self-awareness and identify ways in which they can be even more effective.

Prior to moving into consultancy in 1992, she headed the Business Psychology Group at BT where she was involved in the selection and development of people at all levels within the business. This was a time of rapid change for the company, and she believes that this experience added to her commercial awareness and understanding of the pressures faced by organisations.



PhD Occupational Psychology

MSc Occupational Psychology

BA (Hons) Social Psychology (1st Class)

Registered Occupational Psychologist (HCPC)

Registered Coaching Psychologist (BPS)

Member of the Association for Business Psychology

Chartered Psychologist, British Psychological Society (BPS)

Member BPS and of the BPS’s International Society for Coaching Psychology

Certificates of Competence in Occupational Testing; listed on the BPS’s Register of Qualifications in Test Use (RQTU)
Accredited to use a wide range of psychometric tests, including OPQ, MBTI, Wave, Cognitive Process Profile, Hogan Development Survey, 16PF5, FIRO-B, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, Kirton Adaption Innovation Inventory, Business Personality Indicator, Personal and Professional Inventory, Cross-cultural Adaptability Inventory, Facet 5, Talent Q and NEO.

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