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Develop employee led ESG strategies that will change the world

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Change Catalyst

I am an experienced Senior Programme Manager and Change Expert with a track record of delivering large scale people, process and technology initiatives on an international basis. My expertise includes the creation and delivery of innovative stakeholder engagement opportunities that deliver maximum impact and drive adoption across organisations. I am a also Business Coach and I deliver one-to-one and team coaching that really facilitates clarity of objectives.

I have extensive experience leading and developing high performing teams within a culture of continuous improvement and an ability to drive consensus and remove barriers to progress in change resistant and evolving situations.

Experience: Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)/ New Product Development (NPD)/ Supply Chain / Business Evaluation / Change Visioning / Engagement / Adoption / Business Process Re-engineering / Third Party Relationship Management / Communication and Training Strategies / Team Leadership / Benefits Realisation / ROI / Enterprise Systems Implementation / Stakeholder Management to ‘C’ Level / Project Recovery/ Manufacturing / FMCG / Retail

Stories I’ve been telling

Our Future of Work Session 1

Work is such an important part of society. It is a structure we can link many important things to; social and individual identity, family and social bonds, the way we earn money that allows us to make choices on buying essential and non-essential goods and services. It provides a routine for our activities, helps with physical and mental wellbeing and self-confidence. The structure of work is continually changing, which has an impact on all the important things we have mentioned above. The additional challenge of working within the planetary boundaries and regeneration requirements the planet needs, is demanding change that should be transformational.  Are business owners and their employees in sync with the change required? Are we seeing the transformational change that both people and the planet needs?  

Employee led ESG strategies will change the world

Since 2004 I've seen, and been part of, a lot of corporate change. With the benefit of hindsight, we now know the long-term consequences of that change. Things we may have thought were ok, have proved to be damaging and have unintended consequences. Some of it was brilliant. We don't have time to gamble on the future changes being hopefully good, we need to make sure change is positive and regenerative

A solar farm at what cost?

Solar farms—just like regular farms—cover large swaths of land, requiring between 3.5 to 16.5 acres per MW of generating capacity. The largest solar plant in the world, the 648 MW Kamuthi facility in Tamil Nadu, India, covers ten square kilometers. But it will be dwarfed by the 3,450 MW facility under construction on China’s Tibetan Plateau, which will span 298 square kilometers when completed. Building these large plants requires fundamentally changing how the land they sit on is used, which—without careful planning—could have negative impacts on the environment and local communities that could potentially lead to conflict (Newsecuritybeat)

Data, can we be sustainable with it or without it?

Research commissioned by Ovo Energy last November suggested that if each person in the UK sent one fewer email a day it could cut carbon output by more than 16,000 tonnes a year. The research claimed that would be the equivalent of more than 80,000 people flying from London to Madrid. It found that the 10 most “unnecessary” emails included messages saying only “thank you”, “appreciated”, “cheers” and “LOL”.

A Thought for Food

“If we are to transform our food systems so that the maximum amount of people can eat nutritious food produced in the right ways, we need to work together, share ideas, pool resources and connect as part of a global food movement. Every voice counts” Patrick Holden CEO of The Sustainable Food Trust

What could Warrington and Los Angeles (LA) have in common?

“Thoughtful actions have a big impact, and there is no time to wait. The goal of this toolkit is to provide support and sample materials for Neighbourhood Council leaders and members to accelerate sustainable action in their communities”. After looking for the Sustainability plan for Warrington, I had a look for one that seemed to engage the community and found that despite the Trump years, Mayor Garcetti, had tried to do that.  

“Nina has been fantastic – she always made us see the positive and the importance of having those difficult discussions.”
Dave Barrow – Director, Seal Films

Dave Barrow – Director, Seal Films


It’s always nice to see some evidence that someone who claims to be amazing has actually done things you would consider being amazing, here it is.

Who I’ve worked with

Spot your company name? No, let’s change that! Spot your company name and you don’t know me? Let’s change that too! Give me a call.

PZ Cussons
Spirax Sarco
Royal Bank of Scotland
Walgreens Boots Alliance
Design Council
John West
Manchester Creative & Media Academy
Seal Films
Access Point
Transform Your Business (99 Steps To Achieve Success), by Nina Dar

Business transformation is about joining the dots. It’s knowing what you want your business to achieve tomorrow while being honest about what it’s achieving today. It’s a map that everyone in the business can read, so they can see what they are accountable for and what the rules are that dictate if they have got there or not. It’s science and magic.

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There are a lot of psychological factors that come into play when delivering change; trust, confidence and the most basic but most important; can we work together? Does that chemistry exist between us to deliver what you need? There is only one way to find out.

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