Jill Pett

Jill is an expert at coaching leaders in complex, challenging and diverse environments.

Those who have had the benefit of working with Jill testify that she is extremely approachable, trustworthy and ethical. She has superlative listening and observational skills which, combined with her refreshingly original thinking and unique methodology, allow her to instil confidence in others. The understanding Jill gains of her clients, and the insight they gain as a result, enables them to more fully recognise their own strengths and capabilities and hence progressively build self-belief and commercial advantage.

“Jill is a blue-sky thinker with great insight. Through my coaching with her I began to adapt my leadership style to showcase my strengths. This was truly game changing both for me and my organisation”

Executive Director

Coaching Experience

Jill has extensive experience of coaching senior executives and top teams. Her clients respect her wisdom and commercial insight and respond well to the coaching environment she generates through her personal warmth and empathy.

Commercial Experience

Following a period of time working in Hong Kong, Jill joined Mayer Brown as Global HR Director with responsibility for the end-to-end design and delivery of a high performance people strategy. During this time she led the transatlantic integration of two major firms to create the 10th largest global legal entity. She then spent five years as Chief People Officer at Davis Langdon, an international construction consultancy with operations across EMEA where she led an organisational transformation initiative which ultimately led to global merger.

Jill joined Capital and Counties Properties plc shortly after inception of the company and worked with the Chief Executive to develop a progressive talent strategy covering remuneration, recruitment, succession and performance in a highly entrepreneurial environment. During this time she has gained an in-depth understanding of urban regeneration, luxury retail and residential brand.

Jill has partnered with a number of dynamic Chief Executives and has designed and led strategic global initiatives on a broad range of commercial topics. As well as a deep understanding of business strategy and people leadership, she has led Corporate Responsibility strategy at Board level. In her capacity as trusted adviser to the main Board and the remuneration committee, she enjoyed a clear line of sight to shareholder value and corporate reputation in the investor community.

She is particularly interested in diversity and inclusion in the workplace, recognising the business imperatives for an inclusive organisational culture.

Qualifications and Development

  • Meyler Campbell Executive Coach

  • Graduate of Meyler Campbell Business Coach Program

  • MBTI & NLP Facilitator
"Break through moments in coaching are hugely exhilarating both for the client and the coach. The momentum generated as a result leads me to firmly believe that coaching is the most effective way of creating sustainable improvement in leadership capability and business performance."
  • ″No wonder so many top leaders worldwide seek his counsel.″ Chairman, Peak Inc
  • ″He is a highly effective coach and is able to help me work through critical and sensitive issues.″ Senior Partner & MD, The Boston Consulting Group
  • ″Probably the best event ever, a masterclass.″ Meyler Campbell ‘Fishbowl’ Attendee
  • ″Alexander has been an enormous support to me in developing our leadership capabilities.″ Chief Executive, Railway Children
  • ″He has an unflappable common sense, practical business experience and thoughtful insight.″ Chairman, PZ Cussons PLC
  • ″You have made a huge difference to my landing at GSK this year.″ President Consumer Healthcare Worldwide, GSK
  • ″A great foundation from which we can set goals for achieving our dreams with enthusiasm.″ MD, GoodBrand & Co
  • ″I would highly recommend him as a coach to others in leadership roles.″ Senior Partner & MD, The Boston Consulting Group
  • ″You have played a vital role in helping us on our journey towards becoming a truly world-class organisation.″ President RDQ, Jacobs Douwe Egberts
  • ″Highly supportive coaching, advice and challenge – very focused on my specific needs.″ CEO, South West Trains
  • ″I have rediscovered my confidence and have taken on challenges that I wouldn’t have thought I could deliver on.″ IT DIrector, Muller UK
  • ″I’m excited about the big ideas we identified for each of us.″ MD, GoodBrand & Co
  • ″He combines a wealth of practical business experience with a deep insight into human behaviour.″ Chairman, Performance Consultants International
  • ″He is very skilled at asking questions so that I examine all possible options.″ CEO, The Post Office
  • ″We were able to work through some tough issues in an extremely challenging business environment.″ CEO, Muller UK
  • ″He has helped inspire and motivate me and my team to a level I would once not have believed possible.″ HR Director, Whitbread Restaurants
  • ″No wonder so many top leaders worldwide seek his counsel.″ Chairman, Peak Inc
  • ″He is a highly effective coach and is able to help me work through critical and sensitive issues.″ Senior Partner & MD, The Boston Consulting Group
  • ″Probably the best event ever, a masterclass.″ Meyler Campbell ‘Fishbowl’ Attendee
  • ″Alexander has been an enormous support to me in developing our leadership capabilities.″ Chief Executive, Railway Children
  • ″He has an unflappable common sense, practical business experience and thoughtful insight.″ Chairman, PZ Cussons PLC
  • ″You have made a huge difference to my landing at GSK this year.″ President Consumer Healthcare Worldwide, GSK
  • ″A great foundation from which we can set goals for achieving our dreams with enthusiasm.″ MD, GoodBrand & Co
  • ″I would highly recommend him as a coach to others in leadership roles.″ Senior Partner & MD, The Boston Consulting Group
  • ″You have played a vital role in helping us on our journey towards becoming a truly world-class organisation.″ President RDQ, Jacobs Douwe Egberts
  • ″Highly supportive coaching, advice and challenge – very focused on my specific needs.″ CEO, South West Trains
  • ″I have rediscovered my confidence and have taken on challenges that I wouldn’t have thought I could deliver on.″ IT DIrector, Muller UK
  • ″I’m excited about the big ideas we identified for each of us.″ MD, GoodBrand & Co
  • ″He combines a wealth of practical business experience with a deep insight into human behaviour.″ Chairman, Performance Consultants International
  • ″He is very skilled at asking questions so that I examine all possible options.″ CEO, The Post Office
  • ″We were able to work through some tough issues in an extremely challenging business environment.″ CEO, Muller UK
  • ″He has helped inspire and motivate me and my team to a level I would once not have believed possible.″ HR Director, Whitbread Restaurants