Shannon is the proud recipient of a number of awards for her work, across the areas of innovation, collaboration, program design and leadership skills.
2017 Best Business Woman in Business Services Finalist
Awarded to the best female owned business in Professional Services
2013 Best Practice Institute Top Practitioner Award
Awarded for work in Talent Management
2011 EFMD Excellence in Practice Award
Awarded for collaboration with Emerging World
2010 Microsoft Circle of Excellence
Platinum Club, Microsoft’s highest award for achievement
2010 Optimas Award for Corporate Citizenship
Awarded for development of program in emerging markets
2010 WIAL Outstanding Organization Award
Awarded for innovation in Action Learning
2003 Microsoft Values Role Model
Awarded for exemplary people leadership
Shannon is a sought-after public speaker and has given talks and run workshops at a number of global events.
WBECS Pre-summit Speaker, Global, 2018
Webinar on future leadership skills
WIAL Global Conference, Shanghai, 2017
TED-style talk on value of coaching culture
Happy Workplaces Conference, London, 2015
TED-style talk on moving from connectivity to connection
HR Vision Conference, London, 2014
TED-style talk on leading with vulnerability
Best Practice Institute Board Meeting, London, 2013
Presentation on design and delivery of Front Lines program
Organization Development World Summit, Budapest, 2010
Experiential workshop on social action learning
EDHEC MBA Program, Nice, 2009-2011
Talks on breakthrough leadership and personal journey
Prior to consulting, Shannon spent 17 years with Microsoft in a variety of leadership roles across the business and HR, with responsibilities managing globally distributed, multi-functional teams. Most recently, she served as Talent Management Director for Western Europe. She was Microsoft’s global thought leader for Action Learning and partnered with Emerging World in the development of Front Lines, an award-winning experience that links learning directly to business impact through work with partners in the developing world.
Shannon lives outside of London with her husband and 12-year-old daughter Madeline. She is active in her local community and volunteers with the Runnymede Food Bank.