Odling-Smee is an engaging speaker, a professional facilitator and a
generous and outstanding communications coach. With a broad experience of
different communities and organisations, she excels in bringing the best
out of people, especially in stressful situations, with particular
sensitivity to age, culture and background.
Meg's approach is one of creating awareness in the
individual, giving constructive but clear feedback and providing tools for
ongoing self-development. Her passion and belief are that as people unlock
their voices so they are able to enjoy richer, more meaningful
reltionships in every area of their lives.
After a childhood ranging through India, Newcastle,
Nigeria and Northern Ireland, Meg set off alone to Malaysia in search of
real adventure at the age of 18. Alternating between the UK and South-East
Asia for the next six years, she set up hotels and restaurants, organised
and chaperoned Miss Malaysia contestants and taught 4-18 year olds in one
of the poorest regions of Malaysia.
In the intervening 20 years, she has established
herself in the business, non-profit and educational sectors with
experience managing sales teams, setting up and running innovative
volunteer schemes and supporting people in independent living. Recent
successes include coaching young members of the Asia community in North
West London for university interviews.
Areas of Expertise