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Anthea Willey


Anthea runs Leadership, Presentation, Negotiation and Influencing Skills workshops and coaches individuals on presentation delivery and personal impact.

Before joining Make Yourself in 2011, Anthea worked in ad agencies for seventeen years.  At Ogilvy she cut  her teeth on brands including Lucozade, Dove for Unilever, Kodak, The Samaritans, BUPA and Kimberly-Clark’s Huggies.  At Leo Burnett, she ran a major chunk of international Procter & Gamble business and led the award-winning Dept. of Health NHS Recruitment account.   At JWT she worked with De Beers and Kraft and was Head of Account Management leading a department of over 75.  She then joined M&C Saatchi to work in New Business and ran M&C’s Olympic Development Authority account.  Anthea has always had a natural interest in people development, and during her years in adland was heavily involved personnel recruitment, management and training.

Since joining Make Yourself in 2011 Anthea has trained teams at Google, IBM, LinkedIn, Ogilvy, M&C Saatchi, Starcom Mediavest, The Guardian, Metro, The Zygos Partnership, The National Trust, Pabulum, Qubit, Weve, Nomura and Zenith Optimedia.


Anthea has an MA in Modern History from St Anne’s College, Oxford and is a Results/ICF accredited coach.


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