Margaret Watson

Mags has around 30 years’ experience of academic research and has been a registered pharmacist for over 30 years. She is an internationally recognised and award-winning researcher with extensive experience of working across a range of sectors. 

As a qualified Coach and Mentor with a Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring (Level 5) from the Institute of Leadership and Management, Mags provides coaching and mentoring for individuals in academia, the pharmacy profession and other health professionals, as well as to individuals from other backgrounds and professions as part of their personal development. She follows and complies with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council Code of Ethics. It was as a result of one of these coaching sessions that she developed the idea for her first book, Women In Academia: Achieving Our Potential the purpose of which is to serve as a self-help guide for women in academia, as well as for academic institutions to use to address the substantial gender asymmetries that exist within their organisations. 

In addition to running her consultancy business, Mags also holds Professorial positions with the University of Strathclyde and the University of Bath (honorary). She has a wealth of experience in terms of project development, delivery and evaluation, leadership and career development. Her unique combination of research expertise and qualifications enables her to advise on and undertake research on a wide range of topics, to deliver bespoke training and to provide professional development services to individuals and organisations in academia, healthcare and other sectors.

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