Margaret de Lattre is a Business Development Adjunct at Ashridge. Her main interest is in the dynamic of organisation culture, corporate branding and leadership behaviour to drive strategy and organisation performance. She tutors sessions on change management and leadership, organisation culture and performance, personal development of leaders and the connection between strategy, culture and branding.
Margaret joined Ashridge in 2004 and prior to this led the UK change practice of a leading consultancy firm, and acted as a senior management consultant to major blue chip companies and public sector organisations. She has led and coached many organisations to implement significant changes to their operations, performance and culture. She also has wide experience of leading change management teams of client staff, and uses this practical experience to assist others in enabling effective change. Her earlier career was in the travel and leisure industries, where she worked in marketing and corporate strategy for Thomas Cook and in strategic development for the Tussauds Group.
Clients for whom she has designed or delivered programmes include two global Oil and Gas companies, Orange/EE, Kingfisher, Astra Zeneca, Lufthansa, Kuoni, United Business Media, and Philips. In the public sector she has worked extensively across UK government designing and delivering programmes for Civil Service Learning, and has also worked specifically for the Department for Transport, Foreign Office, MoD, Defra and DWP. She is currently delivering the highly rated Leading Cultural Change Masterclass series for HMRC. As a consultant, she has played a leading role in change projects with BAe Systems, Boots, Ministry of Defence, the UK Foreign Office, Cable and Wireless and Scottish Enterprise. She has also acted as a culture change advisor to BP.