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Barbara Bassa

Job Title:
Senior Leadership and Organisational Development Adviser at Advance HE

Barbara has worked extensively in the higher education sector since 2008. In the last 5 years her portfolio has been focused on delivering university-wide leadership and management development and working with senior leaders and executive teams facilitating programmes aimed at developing organisational effectiveness and leadership behaviours. Barbara is Programme Director for Advance HE's Senior Women’s Leadership Development Programme.

She has delivered over 3,000 coaching sessions for university leaders and students and has been a member of European Mentoring and Coaching Council. Barbara holds an MSc in Organisational Development from Sheffield Business School, MSc in Business, postgraduate diplomas in Social Communication and Human Resource Management. She is an accredited facilitator of Fierce Conversations, Real World Group 360 feedback, Window on Work Values and an HEA Senior Fellow.