Lara Jubb - Coach
Lara has had a broad and varied career in HR and Recruitment, Learning and Development, Operational Management, Sales, Customer Service, Supplier Development and on major change programmes. Lara worked for 13 years at the Volkswagen Group and prior to that with General Motors and the Ford Motor Company as well as with Mars Confectionery. She is now a professional Coach and Consultant delivering talent management and leadership programmes for a cross range of global organisations including, the TUI Group, KPMG and the Open University.
Lara started her career with General Motors where she was involved in developing and delivering customer experience projects. She then managed key sales programmes for Mars Confectionery before moving back into the automotive sector. Lara combined her experience to become a Regional Manager at the Ford Motor Company, responsible for a number of franchised dealerships and customer, sales and after sales programmes. Most recently, at the Volkswagen Group, she carried out a number of operational and IT transformation roles before moving into Human Resources for the Group. Lara was the lead on talent management and development programmes and recruitment projects. She was Head of Learning and Development with responsibility for undergraduate, graduate, early careers and leadership programmes.
Lara has a degree in Psychology and is an energetic, adaptable and pragmatic coach with an open and flexible style. Her honesty enables her both to support and challenge individuals to realise their potential. Lara’s commercial and HR background enables her to provide a coaching experience and insight for Mandarin Consulting candidates which is practical and relevant.