Lily is an ex-BBC Journalist, a Behavioural Strategist & Leadership Consultant, and the founder of Morgan James Consulting. She has worked with over 2500 businesses, from start-ups to multi-nationals, delivering executive coaching, bespoke leadership and management programmes whilst creating highly effective leaders who can build successful businesses and develop their best assets – the people that work with them and for them.
Lily designs and delivers bespoke programmes for a wide range of clients and loves to work with an exceptional pool of facilitators who are curious and bring interesting concepts and practical ideas to Morgan James’ development programmes, helping delegates to really step outside of their comfort zones and build stronger, values led businesses. Lily has designed and delivers The Exceptional Non-Exec Director Programme for Leeds University. As a working NED for 3 companies, Lily focuses on the 3 agendas of leadership: (Strategic, Emotional and Behavioural) to build exceptional boards who can deliver high growth and build cultures where every member of staff feels inspired and valued. She also delivers elements of the MBA Programmes at Liverpool University and The Faculty of Business and Law for MMU in Manchester.
Lily is: the founder of Frontline, a project which trains wounded ex-servicemen to tear up their life limiting scripts and create better futures; a founding member of Act4Africa, a charity that has provided HIV prevention education and Women’s Empowerment Programmes in Uganda and a trustee for Press Red, a charity that combats abuse against women and girls in all its forms. To raise funds and awareness for her chosen charities she has completed a 220-mile bike ride across England, overcome her fear of heights to complete a wing walk and, most recently, swam the distance of the English Channel (21 miles) at her local pool to fund emergency food parcels for starving adolescent mums who have been hugely impacted by Covid in Uganda.
During Covid, Lily set up a voluntary project called Cakes of Kindness, during which she recruited a team of voluntary bakers. Collectively they baked and delivered 16,000 cakes to NHS staff and vulnerable people.
Lily has a son Max and two Ugandan children, Conice, and Tony whom she has supported since they were orphaned 15 years ago. She and her husband, Michael, love to bike and swim. They need to keep moving to counteract the impact of having so much homemade cake in the kitchen!
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