– Executive Consultant, Professional Services
Barbara is a senior consulting executive with more than 30 years experience in people-related advisory services, and has worked across multiple industries including Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, and Consumer Products/Retail. Barbara closely partners with senior business and HR executives to drive strategy execution with a keen focus on vision, strategy, and people, including leadership, organization design, culture, talent, engagement and change management. Barbara recently founded her own consulting business that focuses on organization design, talent and change, and advising non-profits.
Prior to founding Two Rivers Partners, Barbara was a Managing Director with Towers Watson a leading professional services company that helps organizations drive performance through effective people, risk and financial management. Prior to that Barbara was a Senior Vice President with Capgemini Consulting where she ran the global People & Performance practice and was Capgemini’s Global Account Executive in the utilities sector. Barbara has also worked at Ernst & Young, Watson Wyatt and The Hay Group.
Over the course of Barbara’s career, she has held a number of leadership positions in the areas of Workforce Leadership Development and Coaching, Workforce Planning, Organization Design, Transformation and Change. Barbara has dedicated her career to helping companies address their most pressing people-related challenges in the face of major transformation. She founded and led Capgemini’s New York Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE) and is a top-level certified large scale workshop facilitator. Previously, in her global leadership role, Barbara spearheaded Capgemini’s research on the Connected Organization, a point of view on the most important people trends businesses are facing in this decade. Throughout her career, Barbara has authored a number of publications on Leadership, Change Management and HR Transformation.
Barbara is located in New York and holds a Masters degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from James Madison University. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and scuba diving.