Sharon Toye

Partner

Office Location: London

Phone: +44 20 70754000

Sharon Toye is partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ London office and a member of the Leadership Consulting Practice. An organization development expert, qualified psychotherapist, and a highly skilled consultant, she has more than 20 years of experience as an executive and top-team coach. She brings a depth of psychological understanding and rigor to behavioral and mind-set change.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Sharon founded and  served as a director of Co Company, an organizational development consulting firm acquired by Heidrick & Struggles in 2015. Previously, Sharon was a leader in Accenture’s change management practice in both New York and London.

Sharon has led many high-profile projects, having:

  • Transformed the ability of leaders in a global wealth management and investment bank to embed behaviors and mind-sets for greater challenge and collaboration.

  • Delivered a shift in the leadership behaviors of the top 600 leaders in a global telecoms provider to enable the targeted growth culture through the combination of individual and team coaching with leadership development

  • Increased the performance and health of a global auto manufacturer through coaching of the top team and the HR leadership team and by developing the top 170 as change agents and role models of the required nimble and accountable culture

  • Supported the top teams of PE-backed market leaders, including a global payments business, to deliver immediate performance targets while transforming the organization to stay ahead of the market

  • Supported the top teams of PE-backed market leaders, including a global payments business, to deliver immediate performance targets while transforming the organization to stay ahead of the market

  • Built senior leadership capability and strengthened the talent pipeline of a global value- added engineering company through the provision of a top 80 leadership development program and cascaded middle manager program

Education:

Sharon has a master’s degree in business administration from the London Business School. She also has an MSc in organizational psychology from Birkbeck College, London University, and an MSc in integrative psychotherapy.

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