Alan Taylor


leadership, human resources, action research

Alan Taylor has recently completed his PhD in leadership and organizations with the SOLAR Centre at the University of the West of England, and prior to that, a Masters in Voluntary Sector Management. From 2005 to 2007, Alan was a Teaching Fellow at the University of Southampton – teaching, coaching and mentoring voluntary sector managers at postgraduate level, and was recently awarded PG Cert in Higher Education.

Drawing on theories of social constructionism, psychodynamics and postmodernist approaches to management, Alan undertakes short-term intensive systemic interventions with voluntary and public sector organizations. His work is informed by his training in psychosynthesis and group therapy, as well as twenty years experience in senior management.  He develops courses in human resources, designs assessment centres for the recruitment of senior executives and facilitates team workshops using methodologies that bring to the surface the hidden issues that can thwart our best laid plans.

He also provides financial direction to the company, and advises clients on human resources, implementation and management issues.