Who is Felicia Linch
Felicia Linch is a true child of the diaspora; born in the U.K. with a Father from Nigeria and Mother from Barbados.
She is Director of Kitch Consulting & Coaching Ltd. and has a unique approach to her work resulting from her international experiences across the U.K., Canada, Africa and the Caribbean.
Felicia is a technical specialist and a programme manager. She has led large scale transformation projects in the Caribbean and Latin America for Government’s, in partnerships with Development agencies, such as the IDB, WB, DFID and EU
Her Government clients include London Borough of Lambeth (U.K.), Borough of Croyden (U.K.) and Governments in the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Turks & Caicos Islands, as well as State Governments in Nigeria.
She has designed and implemented private sector transformations in the Banking and Professional Services Sectors.
Felicia’s consulting work is unique as she uses a coaching approach. This provides deep insight and ownership. This leads to sustainable change and results.
Aside from being consulting lead on various projects Felicia has held a number of leadership positions. These include Programme Manager for Public Sector Reform, Director of Business Transformation and Practice Partner at Tyrer Roxburgh Solicitors. As Programme Manager Felicia took over a poor performing programme. She successfully completed 90% of the projects. This gained an A rating from the development partner. As Practice Partner she was responsible for leading the firm’s development of a new commercially focused strategy. This led to a reduction in financial losses by some 5% in the first year. To support the implementation of the new strategy she coached the Senior Partner. This helped change employees’ perception of him as a leader, and, increased his leadership competence.
Felicia is passionate about helping leaders and aspiring leaders to develop their Personal Leadership Effectiveness (PLE). She says:
PLE is critical because if we don’t demonstrate self-leadership we cannot hope to lead others effectively
As a coach she incorporates her consulting experience, especially her deep understanding of organizational behaviour.
Felicia is an engaging speaker. She brings her understanding of diverse cultures to her presentations and workshops. This delivers both inspirational insights and practical strategies for successful transformation.
Felicia holds an MBA from Kingston Business School (UK), and an LLB law degree from the University Of Wales College Of Cardiff (Wales). She passed the Inns of Court School of Law Bar examination in 1992 and was admitted to the Bar in 1994. She is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Management Institute (U.K.), and is also a certified HR Practitioner with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in the U.K.