Anna Bond Gunning
Prior to joining ghSMART, Anna was a Partner at RHR International, a leading management psychology consulting firm. Her work focused on assessing and developing senior leaders from to enable them to fulfil their full potential whilst achieving growth and success in their organisations. Anna was instrumental in developing the firm’s Private Equity practice and led a pan Europe / US study, “Human Capital in Private Equity”.
Prior to joining RHR International, Anna worked in both internal and external consulting roles. She has been employed by several leading business psychology consultancies including OPP Ltd, SHL, and Sheffield Consulting (Australasia). Whilst at OPP, Anna designed and delivered a number of significant leadership development programmes in the financial services sector, and was instrumental in winning and delivering private equity due diligence assessment work. At Sheffield Consulting, her work included large restructuring projects and executive assessment for selection and development. Her work at SHL included test development and assessment centre work. Anna’s internal consulting experience was gained at MCI (Verizon), where she worked on setting up their resourcing function along with supporting a major integration project. She also consulted on their large-scale redundancy and outplacement work of 2001 – 2002.
Anna’s undergraduate studies were in Psychology and Commerce, with a major in Psychology, and her postgraduate in Applied Industrial/Organisational Psychology, with a Masters in Science (with first class honours) from the University of Canterbury. She is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She holds an EMCC accredited, post-graduate qualification in Advanced Executive Coaching and is a BPS qualified assessor.