Bridget Allaway

I am an experienced organisational effectiveness consultant with over 40 years' experience in Organisational Effectiveness, Change Management and HR working in diverse national and organisational cultures.

I have significant international experience having worked on 4 continents, over 40 countries advising a wide range of organisations in the areas of individual and organisational change, leadership and team development, coaching, learning and development and diversity & inclusion.

I retired from Shell Global Solutions in June 2018 (after over 30 years) and established a business "Emergent Change", working as an independent consultant. Before retiring, my role as Manager of the Performance Improvement & Implementation team in Commercial Services, Shell Projects and Technology, involved leading a global team of professional consultants to design, develop and deliver customised interventions at sites in support of technical improvement projects.

I am passionate about designing and facilitating workshops that integrate both the technical and non-technical aspects of a project.


  • Coaching at all levels of an Organisation. I am a professional certified coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF). 
  • Team & Leadership Development Programmes. Accredited with the following team tools: MBTI, I-opt, Kantor Behavioural Propensities survey and LIFO facilitator.
  • Organisational Health Checks.
  • Change management design & implementation. Facilitated the Shell Emergent Change program for a period of 6 years. Also accredited Managing Organisation Change, Facilitator Training Level 11 ODR, Atlanta Georgia USA.
  • Diversity & Inclusion program. Facilitated the Shell Senior Women Connect program for a 3-year period.
  • Facilitated (& continue to facilitate) the Shell Client engagement skills program.
  • Learning and Development.
  • Accredited Lean Practitioner.
  • Performance management -aligning individual performance to Organisation objectives and outcomes.


  • 1993 Master of Business Leadership (MBL)- University of South Africa School of Business Leadership
  • 1975 Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology, History) -Rhodes University Grahamstown, South Africa
  • 1976 Postgraduate Teaching Diploma -Learning Sciences- University of Cape Town

Trainer in courses:

Coaching skills for Managers and Team Leaders
Change Management skills