Carole has a Ph.D in Cybernetics from Brunel University and is a trained brief therapist and counsellor. She has been coaching since 1990 in both large multi-national companies, and small fast growing organisations. Carole invented Aesthetic Intelligence with the late Dr Kim James.
The technique represents one of the most important advances in business performance, through human creativity and interaction. Drs Mckenzie and James implementation of Aesthetic Intelligence has a 100% success record over 15 years with blue chip companies.
She has worked across industry sectors from aerospace to finance and also within the public and voluntary sectors. She is presently coaching at Director level at Microsoft and also works with Social Enterprises and with the Public Sector on change management processes.
She has recently contributed a chapter to ‘HRD in a Complex World published by Routledge and had a paper published in the Journal of Complexity. Carole is also a Fellow of the RSA, and a founder member of the British Ecological Psychology Society. And last but not least, she can speak Mandarin Chinese!
"Carole McKenzie’s coaching was an invaluable aid in supporting me through a time of transition both professionally and outside of work. As a result I believe I’m now far more effective as a leader, and am much clearer about my own goals and development needs.”
Paul Lovejoy, Executive Director of Strategy and Sustainability, SEEDA