The POD Consultant team applies expert knowledge in;

  • growing our management & leadership skills
  • supporting opportunities for apprenticeships
  • coaching, mentoring (including reverse mentoring) and mediation
  • organisational safety - adherence to the legal requirements for safe operations across Imperial College

Our team of Consultants are both centrally and Faculty/Directorate based, working alongside our Faculty/Directorate leaders and Strategic HR Partners to enable; responsive, bespoke interventions based upon your specific needs. Collaboration with you via inclusive practice is at the core of our ethos and all activity which includes: organisational design, individual & group dynamics, academic leadership, change management, and team culture & values. POD consultants look forward to working with you.


Examples of recent consultant activity include:

Enhancing team communication and collaboration
Addressing dysfunctional cultures and behaviours
Strategic planning
Creating Values to underpin departmental operations
Embedding Imperial Expectations into daily practices
Building leadership capacity

Methods used in consultancy include:

Surveys, psychometrics, focus groups
Group/team facilitation
Coaching (individual and team)
Project management

Where there is potential for change and improvement we can work with you to achieve your desired outcomes. Please make contact with your Consultant for an initial conversation - we look forward to hearing from you.

Process - Five stages to success
Key StagesKey Actions
 Comprehensive understanding of your perspective and context Explore and gather information on background, environment and concerns
 Clarification and agreement of key goals Scope, refine and test out of your specific needs
 Designing interventions that work Generate options and selecting a plan
  Implementation Make the best use of resources to deliver professional interventions
 Evaluation and Learning Assess impact and embed and share learning
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Key stages and key actions


Melanie Lee
Senior Organisational Development Consultant
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7594 0967

Lindsay Comalie
Senior People & Organisational Development Consultant
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7594 0971