Anne-Marie is the Founder of Toastmasters for Cass Business School in London, one of the top business schools in the UK, with programmes ranging from undergraduates to masters, MBA, PhD and Executive-Level coaching.
Toastmasters International is the world’s largest educational organisation devoted to communication and leadership skills development.
Anne-Marie Headley, BA(Hons), MCIPD is widely recognised as a Human Resources Specialist, Talent Management, Acquisition and Integration Expert, Senior Executive Coach and a leader in Business Transformation and has worked with some of the largest multinational High-Tech, Energy, Travel, and Retail companies in the world.
Anne-Marie has always known that what she wanted to do in her career was to help employees and managers identify, create and transition into their career best.
Her personal experience as a young graduate and ambitious employee, together with her education and skills gained through her Degree in Psychology and Business Studies, stoked her passion to work with the best organisations that were committed to do this.
Aiming straight for the top, Anne-Marie has achieved her success by working with Senior Managers, VIPs, Non-Executive Directors and Boards to build these organisations that can demonstrably show excellence as employers.
Through developing proprietary solutions that recruit the best, motivate employees and build talent in healthy and productive work environments, she has initiated many projects such as Cisco’s ‘Early Years Nursery and Pre-school initiative’. As Cisco’s Lead for the UK and Ireland, she has also been a major contributor to their ‘Get Well Plan for Ireland’ and ‘We Are Cisco’; a global project to support relationship development and community work with newly acquired businesses.
Anne-Marie’s 15 year career has included roles as HR Business Partner and UK Training Lead for a global joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture, CareerBuilder, a global leader and number one in the US for online recruitment advertising and business intelligence consulting, Gulliver’s Travel Associates, the largest multinational supplier of global tourism products to the travel industry and now Cisco Systems Ltd.
For the past four years, she has been integral to the culture change and transformation for this company that is a worldwide leader in networking, engineering, IT and Software and which employs over 72,000 people with total revenue of over $49.1billion.
Anne-Marie is unquestionably, a pioneer in her community and professional life. She is breaking through boundaries in Communication, HR Strategy, Transformation and Change. At a global level and has won numerous accolades for her outstanding contribution to HR. In addition to her achievements at Toastmasters International, CareerBuilder capped this by awarding her with their Diamond Club Award for Aruba and Cabo San Lucas in 2009 and 2010 respectively.
This, together with her strong faith, love for community and commitment to seeing people achieve their best makes her an inspiration for all.