Jennifer can help your leaders through her pragmatic approach to leading change, particularly during these unpredictable times.
Jennifer has a real passion for ensuring people are at the heart of decision making in change, especially with leadership. Thoroughly motivated by helping people – in whatever capacity possible – by making sure people are thought of first, last and throughout change projects and programmes.
With over 20 years of experience in working with over 40 different organizations across industries, sectors and the globe, she uses a pragmatic approach to the behavioural elements with coaching experience. She is highly skilled in connecting with clients from a position of real commercial insight and understanding and achieves lasting change with clients by taking a holistic approach: working with the whole person and organizational system.
Jennifer has a philosophy there can not be any change without learning and no learning without change and works with the knowledge that human beings are multi-faceted by nature, so achieves lasting change with clients by taking a holistic approach and working with the whole person and organizational system.
Jennifer is VP of the Association of Change Management Professionals UK.
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Jennifer Bryan is an experienced change leader, international speaker, published author, consultant and coach. She prepares and delivers thought-provoking keynote presentations, executive education seminars, and strategic change studies to clients on people/human-centric change with a particular focus on the behaviour and mindset shifts required to imbed future fit change and leadership.
She has a passion for helping people – in whatever capacity possible – by making sure people are thought of first, last and throughout organisational change and transformations.
She is skilled in connecting with clients from a position of real commercial insight and explores the mindset shifts and leadership capabilities required to compete and be future-ready. She works with the knowledge that human beings are multi-faceted by nature, so leaders need various perspectives and tactics to help make informed choices and achieve sustainable organisational change.
Jennifer currently runs her own consultancy, ABChange Consultancy, and has helped nearly 40 different organisations across sectors and industries on leading change. She works at all organisational levels, but particularly with C-suite and senior managers on leading change with the ‘end person in mind’ strategy.
Jennifer has been commissioned to contribute a chapter on leading change in an academic book, Managing Change During Unprecedented Times, to be launched in March 2023. She was also commissioned and is the author of Leading People in Change: A Practical Guide (2021).
She is author of several articles: review on Elemental Change: Making stuff happen when nothing stands still by Neil Usher in Corporate Real Estate Journal vol. 11.1 (2021), Do You Have a Crystal Ball in Leading Change? in Workplace Insight Magazine (Apr 2023), Do You Walk or Talk People Centric Change For Success? in Workplace Insight Magazine (February 2023), Why Should Anyone Care About Your Change? in Workplace Insight Magazine (October 2022), Is Change Your Enemy or Your Friend in Workplace Insight Magazine (July 2022), Hybrid Working and How We Escape the Constraints of Leadership in Workplace Insight Magazine (April 2022), Building Resilience in a Changing Environment in Workplace Insight Magazine (February 2022), Leading Change with Foresight for Growth in AshleyKate HR news (January 2021), Principles, Assumptions and Etiquette on Virtual Change Management in AshleyKate HR news (July 2020), With the People End in Mind in AshleyKate HR News (February 2020) Successfully Managing Change in the Workplace in Corporate Real Estate Journal vol. 8.1 (October 2018), Journey of Leadership in the Workplace in iCroner (September 2014) and Lead Behaviour in Coaching at Work (July 2012).
Jennifer wrote blogs for several client websites: Ashley Kate HR (2020, 2019), Advanced Workplace Associates (2018), AECOM (2014), and Management Futures (2012).
She has been interviewed in podcasts: Spacecraft – The Workplace Design Podcast (2022), The Search for Clarity (2021), and Informing Choices Mini-Pod (2020), The Change Lead (2022), Quickie (2023), Workplace Innovator (2023) & The Inner Game of Change (2023)
Jennifer has spoken at a plethora of different global conferences and events, including but not limited to TedX Scunthorpe, Workplace Trends Summit, Women in Technology Global Conference, Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) global conference, and Henley Business School of Management Global Conference, to name a few.
The purpose of this session is to put people at the heart of the decision making room. In this session, we will explore the holistic approach to change which helps identify the level of readiness the organisation and people are for the change to happen. Foresight and organisational development tools, such as horizon scanning and trends analysis will be shared in relation to the application of defining the context of change and the ABChange model outlining how to lead people through the specific change.
Most leaders plan change for the hear and now, but extraordinary leaders plan for the future. In this session, we will look at how leaders can define a vision for the future and create a people/human centric approach to change that cuts through the fluff and enables organisations to thrive rather than just survive.
In this session, we will review a framework that allows us to re-define the organisational vision/roadmap, define how we can re-build/maintain a sense of community with our teams, and develop strategies to prioritise mental and physical health with our teams. The holistic approach for leading change will be introduced to develop a people/human-centric change.
In this session, we will be looking at how we can navigate a new landscape, define the next futures for organizations, work and the workplace, and lead our people through this change. Foresight and leadership frameworks will be introduced to ensure the organization’s “greatest asset” is paid proper attention by marrying the personal and change task together.
Leading change can be tricky and feel bewildering, particularly faced with multiple unknowns. The ABChange Model can help us navigate through these difficult waters and give us a clear action plan for leading our teams. In this session, we will analyse how we define the change context for our teams/ organizations, introduction to a framework that outlines the leadership and change skills required to lead change effectively, and share practical examples to show the theory in action.
Jennifers’ aim is “to put people at the heart of the decision-making room.” so audiences leave with the following tools:
Microsoft, JLL, CBRE, Technicolor Creative Studios, KPMG, Sysdoc, Fujitsu, Henley Business School of Management, Barclays, Citi Bank, Lloyds Bank, DWP, Highways England, Johnson Matthey, Mott MacDonald, Gartner, Cushman & Wakefield, Vodafone and AECOM to name a few.
“Jennifer is a highly experienced, knowledgeable, and people-oriented change strategist — she understands how much preparation and heavy lifting is required to successfully align all of the people in a large organization to a major change program. If you are planning a large enterprise change, consider Jennifer and bring her onboard as early in the planning as possible.”
Daniel Jurow, Chief Operating Officer, Film & Episodic VFX at Technicolor
“I participated in WTGC22. It was really fabulous to hear from you. Thank you for sharing such valuable thoughts.”
Thiviyaa S, Management Trainee at TCS
“I was at the ACMP conference and I saw your talk. I thought you were great!”
Tammie Ray, Change Manager at WL Gore and Associates
“I was at the WTCGC and I really enjoyed your presentation – well done!”
Michelle Coombs, Director of The Tech Leader Network
“I was at the WTCGC and thought you did a great speech!”
Zafar Khattak, Chief Technology Office at Seerbytes
“I attended the Women in Tech Conf and thought your content and ideas very impressive.”
Frank Alexander Reusch, CEO at IMGP Institute e.V.