About us

Serenity in Leadership transforms organisational cultures.

We believe in a future where  employees and employers reflect on and take responsibility for the impact of their decisions on others.

Our love for people and positive transformation has led us to support the role of inclusion, diversity and gender-balance in the workplace. As a result, all our solutions take into account these factors to ensure you reap the considerable rewards of a more enlightened organisation.

Meet the team

Thom Dennis


Thom is a facilitator, speaker, consultant, change agent and educator. For the last 29 years, he has led companies dedicated to coaching executives and teams through personal and organisational change, defining strategy, working through M&As and improving communication.

With Serenity in Leadership, Thom is focusing his depth and breadth of experience to help organisations move into the 20s and all the changes that are developing. He is intent on resolving issues of inclusion to help people whoever they are, whatever background they have come from, shine and thrive, and their organisations with them.

He is highly sensitive to the dynamics and overall culture which define an organisation, and works to strengthen business performance whilst securing positive change.

Jessica Ball

Lead Facilitator

Jessica works with creative facilitation processes, emotional sustainability theory, and communication skills to unlock new thinking and harness collective intelligence by allowing people to hear, explore and learn from different perspectives. This approach leads to improved relationships, greater collaboration and the freedom for creative thinking.

Jessica is passionate about creating meaning, connection and action from a foundation of shared values. At Serenity, her work is vital to create the inclusive spaces necessary for the experiences of employees to be safely shared and heard.

Edward Nelson

Associate Facilitator

Trained in Law and Acting, Edward spent the first part of his career serving highly diverse communities in the charity sector (Greenpeace, WWF & several Mediation Services) creating processes to bring people together and training them in conflict resolution.

He has an MSc in Conflict Resolution from Birkbeck and has spoken at forums on Diversity, Inclusion and Unconscious Bias. He has worked with the Met Police and the IPCC and recently partnered with the BMA on a number of projects including strategy creation and inclusion practices. Most of his work is with teams and senior leaders in a number of FTSE and other global businesses.

He is a key member of the Serenity in Leadership D&I team.

Joanne Lockwood

Associate Facilitator

Joanne is the First Openly Transgender Past National President of the 90 year old “Men’s Club”, The Round Table.

She has a truly broad set of life experiences and is passionate about promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. She has inspired many others with her journey, her reinvention and her recent weight loss, using the mantra “Smile, Engage and Educate”. Today she delivers keynote speeches, seminars and workshops to promote Transgender awareness and inclusion, breaking down misunderstandings and the fear of getting it wrong.

At Serenity in Leadership we deeply appreciate her wise contributions to our work.

Tom Hatton

Senior Associate Consultant

Tom Hatton is a pioneer in human and organisational development. He is committed to creating a better, more compassionate world by promoting sustainable business models that prioritise opportunities for quality interactions.

He takes a leading role in our Executive Coaching service and brings his decades of experience within team interaction design to the focus groups, facilitated dialogues and employee surveys we provide at Serenity in Leadership. Tom currently heads the Newfield Network’s Coach Training Faculty and holds qualifications in Management, Coaching and Business Development & Innovation.

Loren Shapiro

Head of Creative Content

Loren’s mission is to connect organisations to their ideal audience by determining their communication needs and developing a compelling story for their marketplace.

Using her background in Organisational Psychology, she works to help organisations identify how their thinking, behaviour and environment interact with one another. Loren has extended her passion for storytelling alongside TEDxCapeTown, where she currently Leads the Operations Team.

‍Roxy Finlayson

Head of People

Roxy spent a decade working in the music industry within Artist Management, building the careers of high profile clients both nationally and internationally.

She joined the Serenity in Leadership team to help establish and build the careers of all those involved. A keen advocate of personal development, Roxy is also a facilitator-in-training for the Hoffman Process.

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