Gwendolyn Parkin is a Director/MBA Course Lecturer, and Business Consultant who directs IntegralCareer; a pioneering career and organisational consultancy which creates innovative and impactful services for clients to achieve commercial success, career fulfilment and thrive in the Future of Work.
Her methodology combines disciplines including commercial/business, psychological, neuroscience, and ‘The Future of Work’. A key component is the analysis of an individual’s work and life experience to understand key skills and competencies and how they can transfer into future work careers. Gwendolyn has developed this approach for over 25 years at IntegralCareer but also in previous roles such as strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group and General Manager for People Express Airlines, a start up company which revolutionised the airline industry in the 80s.
Additionally, Gwendolyn is also a VP and Board Member of the HBS London Alumni Club and is responsible for developing career and leadership events for alumni in London and globally. She is Career Lead for the St. Gallen University MBA Programme where she has created and delivers a required course called Career Strategy. As a Course Tutor and Psychotherapist for The School of Life, Gwendolyn designs and delivers sell-out Career Counselling sessions: and previously taught the pioneering ‘Finding a Career That Fits’: a 1 day programme.
Gwendolyn has worked with clients on all levels, including CEOs, and has developed partnerships with many organisations including Harvard Business School, The School of Life, St. Gallen University in Switzerland, The Tavistock Consultancy Service and The Institute of Directors. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA in Psychotherapy from City University/Regents University and is UKCP accredited. She has worked and lived in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US, speaks German and is first generation Amercian, with German and British heritage.