Shelly Hossain


Associate Consultant

Shelly is an Organisational Development consultant and educator. She has spent over twenty years supporting organisations in leadership and change work. She is a part-time academic and provides education and development of leaders and organisation development practitioners.

Shelly is an Associate with leading development specialists who operate across the globe: Workforce Development Trust, Mayvin, Roffey Park Institute and the MiL Institute in Sweden. Her work includes running Masters and Certificate level programmes in Organisation Development, supporting senior leaders and providing consultancy interventions. She is the Director of her own consultancy Global Learning.

Shelly is active in bringing an OD mindset to organisations and raising the value of OD work in the UK and abroad. She is a founding member and Board Member of Organisation Development Network Europe. She has lead responsibility for their pan European relationships.

She is also one of two Directors of ODC Europe (NTL) that provides the prestigious UK NTL OD Programme. She provides both leadership for the organisation and is a faculty member delivering on various modules for this programme. Shelly is an active member of the worldwide NTL community and is a member of the NTL Board of Directors.

Shelly works with all levels of the system including large groups to create inclusive, system-wide dialogue and innovation and has substantive international experience of working with global organisations. She is an experienced Action Learning set advisor. Her work here includes academic set advising, set advisor development and designing learning set activities as a part of a wider organisational learning initiative.

Her clients have included Volvo, BP, British Airways, UCB Pharma, Molnlycke, UK Government Departments, National Health Service, Local Authorities and the Housing Sector.

Shelly has a passion for social justice and is a leadership development specialist. She holds the values of deep humanistic learning to enhance adult learning and growth and has won a number of national awards for her work in the field of Diversity and Inclusion in organisations and is currently leading the largest positive action in the history of UK Civil Service.