Veronica Broomes

About the author

Trainer, consultant and coach, Veronica Broomes is Training Director of Executive Solutions (Training) Ltd, which she founded in 2004 following a career in science research and conducting project impact assessments. With a combination of post-graduate training and experience of environmental projects, Veronica has worked as a freelance consultant on Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability audits for business. As a consultant on projects funded by the London Development Agency and the Barings Foundation, Veronica conducted sustainability audits for scores of businesses. This work included preparation of action plans, drafting environmental and sustainable procurement policy statements and advising businesses on how to make financial and environmental savings from efficient use of their resources. She has written and spoken at conferences on CSR as it relates to policy and the link with the environment and business investments. One of her publications highlights the opportunities for ‘triple wins’ for business, government and communities from implementing CSR strategies.

In addition to expertise on CSR and the environment, Veronica has made the change from subject matter expert only to managing teams and talent. She brings both knowledge and experience of dealing the people aspects of business change and growth to help businesses develop and pursue new opportunities. Veronica who is an ABC accredited skills delivery trainer has designed training courses in personal development, leadership and management skills and has coached small business owners and executives in large organisations on issues ranging from career change through to confidence building and leadership.

Veronica has provided advice to the following sectors:

  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • IT
  • Financial services
  • Business support
  • Higher education
  • Further education
  • Hospitality
  • Restaurants
  • Charity
  • Social enterprise
  • NHS trust

Some recent clients

  • South East Enterprise
  • East London Business Place
  • Business Link -Woking Enterprise Gateway
  • English UK
  • Prevista
  • Lords Group of Companies
  • Global Action Plan
  • University of Westminster

Training and coaching programmes

  • Cut costs and raise your organisation’s green profile
  • Change management
  • Assertiveness
  • Coaching leadership
  • The manager as coach
  • Coaching for changing roles – from specialist to manager


  • PhD in Science
  • Post-graduate certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Certificate in Training Skills Delivery
  • Certificate in Performance Coaching


  • Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (Affiliate)
  • International Association of Facilitators
  • British Academy of Management


‘Triple wins’ from Foreign Direct Investment. Potential for Commonwealth countries to maximise economic and community benefits from inward investment negotiations – case studies of Belize and Botswana.

Corporate Social Responsibility and ‘Triple wins’ – Investors, Governments, Communities. Presentation at 2009 Summer Youth Conference on How can we change the world.

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Environment. Commonwealth Scholars Conference on The Environment and Governance in The Commonwealth (8 – 10 Mar 2009), London.

Speaking with Confidence published in 2007.

77 Key Tips for Public Speaking, published in 2006.


Areas of expertise

  • Corporate social responsibility strategies
  • Environmental and sustainable procurement policies
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Change management
  • Performance coaching – corporate, executive, small business