Contact Dr Wendy Shepherd


Wendy is an expert in learning design with responsibility for the design and delivery of customised executive development programmes.

She has an Executive Doctorate from Cranfield School of Management where her research interest was The Organisational Impact of Executive Development.

Her experience includes Programme Directing development interventions in the areas of Strategic Management, Sales and Marketing, Careers Development, Leadership and People Management. She has directed programmes in Europe, China, Asia Pacific and the USA.

She is also an experienced executive coach and holds the British Psychological Society Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing at Level A and B, and is qualified in the use of MBTI I and MBTI II, Belbin, Firo b, 16PF and WAVE.

Prior to joining Cranfield, Wendy worked as a Senior Leader in the areas of Human Resources and Sales and Marketing. She has experience of working within the IT, FMCG Manufacturing and Engineering sectors.

Wendy's industry experience includes organisational restructuring from both a human resources and line management perspective; and managing the human resource and sales and marketing issues involved in mergers and acquisitions with a particular focus on integration planning and implementation at an operational and global marketing level.

Wendy's qualifications include an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and an MSc in International Human Resources from Salford University where she researched the link between international culture and expatriate performance.