Being an expert in Governance and holding a degree in Leadership and Management, Sharon is an experienced and highly motivational entrepreneur, public speaker, executive coach, strategic manager and author with focused and targeted goals for achievement.
Sharon Warmington is a straight talking, no nonsense business consultant, transformational speaker and trainer who has set her sights on conquering the globe. Born in Birmingham, UK, Sharon has had a varied and exciting journey that has taken her across mainland Europe, Scandinavia and North America all of which have allowed her to draw on established and unique skills. Sharon is always able to create from a ‘blank canvas’ and has set up and supported several businesses including her own. With executive and life coaching as part of her remit of skills, Sharon works with national and international businesses in leadership development.
Sharon’s breadth of knowledge and expertise stems from her many years in business, which started in 2000. In 2006, Sharon founded a manufacturing company by securing substantial international investment and generated sales of a unique renewable energy in; the UK, Norway, Spain and the Czech Republic. Sharon’s role relied heavily upon her strategic management experience and unique leadership skills that gave her the platform to create her own consultancy business working with Chairs, CEO’s and Director’s of growing and established companies. Sharon also faced the Investors on BBC Dragon’s Den and despite not achieving the investment, went on to successfully promote and sell the products across Europe.
Her experience and knowledge in operating commercial businesses includes; corporate governance and securing and managing contracts in excess of £1.5m. Strong leadership skills are of paramount importance and Sharon is able to lead and guide individuals towards improvement at all levels.
Sharon is an exceptionally motivated strategic and operational leader who can empower and inspire as well as innovate and drive businesses and individuals forward. She is commercially experienced and skilled in developing organisation with an abundance of enthusiasm and energy. Excellent influencing and high-level negotiation skills are also housed within her broad remit of experience having secured investment from Secret Millionaires and venture capitalists.
Sharon acts as a leading professional in the education sector and provides significant and appropriate vision, leadership and direction to ensure high standards of education for all children and young people. In so doing, Sharon works with a range of others; staff, children, young people, parents, local community members, voluntary organisations and local authority officers involved in services for children and young people.
Sharon served as a Parent Governor at Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls for 7 years and as an Interim Executive Board (IEB) Vice Chair, she assisted in bringing a local primary school out of Special Measures in less than 12 months after being appointed by the Department of Education due to her expertise in governance. As a Licensed Assessor for Governance, Sharon puts Chair’s, Head’s and their Clerk’s through the bespoke Governance Assessment Process (GAP) developed by The Governance Forum. She is the eternal student who believes that if you stop learning you stop moving forward and as such, she received a Degree with Distinction, in Leadership and Management for Change and Growth from world-renowned Aston University in July 2014. In June 2016, Sharon became an international mentor for the University of Cambridge and specifically works with the winners of the Queen’s Young Leaders International Programme.
Recognitions, Achievements and Awards
- Let’s Talk Business – Speaker
- Midlands Excellence Award Finalists
- Ambassador – Midlands World Trade Forum
- Environmental Business Award Winner
- Building Britain’s Future – Prime Minister’s Initiative
- Environmental Technology Award Winner
- Business of the Year Award Winner
- Shell Springboard Award Winner
- West Midlands Ethnic Minority Business Conference – Speaker
- International Business Mentor for the University of Cambridge
- Appearance on BBC’s Dragon Den
- ISPO Finalist – Germany
- Vice Chair of School Interim Executive Board appointed by the Department for Education
- TV, Radio and Newspaper contributor, appearances/ interviews including; BBC1, BBC Radio WM, BBC World Services, Birmingham Post, The Voice Newspaper and New Style Radio
- Specialist supplier to the Diocese of Birmingham Education Department
- Specialist and preferred soft skills trainer for the NHS.
- Facilitator on the Leading Athentically programme – Home Office
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