Janey Howl MA MSc CSci CPsychol AFBPsS
A long-time associate of Ashridge Business School, Janey excels in coaching and facilitating leaders to take strategic action and communicate courageously. She uses tools such as mindfulness, energy, grit, and storytelling, to hardwire new habits of being and doing. Her clients develop the skills in cognitive processing, emotional connectivity and resilience that deliver significant business outcomes and happier personal lives.
Janey spent her early career as an academic research psychologist specialising in dyslexia and specific learning difficulties before joining Saville and Holdsworth as a consultant. There she became expert in psychometrics, job competency analysis, and in the design and delivery of assessment and development centres. She has lectured in organisational psychology and specific learning difficulties. Published work includes technical papers on the nature of dyslexia, research on airline cabin crew, articles on coaching, and contributions to “Psychologies” magazine. Book chapters include “Why Chief Executives Hire Coaches”, “Family Business Coaching: a Practitioner’s Perspective” and “Coaching in the Digital Age”.
Coaching and action learning principles are at the core of Janey’s eclectic and results-focused practice. Accredited by the British Psychological Society, the International Coaching Federation and the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, Janey is also a founder member of the Association of Business Psychologists.