Jane Purnell / Strengths Consultancy Associate


Hello, I’m Jane Purnell
l believe that everything starts with the individual –  as a leader or team member.  The challenge is for people to be the best they can be and that is what inspires me about working with strengths.

My background is 20 years+ in corporate life, with leadership roles in both HR and Development at Carnival Cruises, Dairy Crest and Unigate plc.  Skills include training & development, recruitment and selection, talent management and experience of mergers and acquisitions.

I love learning – most recently achieving ILM level 5 Award in Leadership and Management – and have an MA in Coaching & Mentoring Practice from Oxford Brookes University.  Other qualifications include:

  • Chartered Member CIPD (by examination)
  • Organisational member Association for Coaching
  • Accreditation in a range of personality & ability tests including Myers Briggs &  OPQ.
  • Accredited practitioner to use  Strengthscope and TMSDI


I have been described as ‘focussed, friendly, flexible and fun’.