Dr Jo Chaffer

  • Researcher in Leadership Development
  • Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership
Dr Jo Chaffer

Biography

For the last decade plus Jo has run a successful global portfolio of consultancy, development and research roles. Her work supports and enables development of organisations and people in the Higher Education and other sectors. Her client portfolio includes universities in the UK and over a dozen other countries, HE agencies and Ministries; additionally high growth start-ups, S Asian MNEs, UN organisations and non-profits.

A qualified and experienced coach, facilitator, teacher and trainer Jo brings a wealth of skills and understanding for high support-high challenge professional relationships.

Jo is a doctoral researcher in Leadership Development at the Institute for Leadership & Sustainability / Lancaster University where she also designs and delivers Level 7 and CPD modules.

Having lived and worked in South Asia for nearly a decade, Jo has an expertise in cultural intelligence and bridging, bringing new perspectives and supporting collaboration, learning and partnership building across sectors and countries. She is also a mountain guide, leading groups up and around wild and remote places of the greater ranges.