Name: Amy Chapman, People Development Partner
Title: Expand your Personal Learning Network
I currently work within the People Development Team at Vanquis Bank, and my passion is helping leaders to develop the capabilities they need now and in the future.
My professional journey involved a complete career change in 2013, prior to which I worked within elite sport for almost 10 years. Having worked in truly high performing teams and cultures, and being a manager of people and a significant budget of £18million a year, I understand the pressures of leaders and managers. Whilst I enjoyed my work and wanted to do the best I could for my team and British athletes, something felt off. I was surrounded by such passionate people who didn’t see their jobs as ‘work’, it was their way of life. I wanted to feel that….
With the help of an Executive Coach, after the 2012 Olympics, I started to focus on me. I uncovered what my values were, identified my strengths and began mapping out what I wanted from my career. I explored the science behind people at work and how to become the best version of me. I loved coaching and wanted to do more of that to help others to be their best.
I felt confident enough in August 2013 to leap out of the sporting industry and began my accelerated ‘retraining’ as a Learning and Performance Professional. I studied alongside a full-time job and began absorbing as much knowledge as I could from a global network of experts.
I finally found my passion at aged 30! Which is…. to enable others to be their best.
We all regularly interact with our preferred people, digital devices, information sources and services, both online and in-person, in the ways, times and places of your choosing. This is our Personal Learning Network.
Amy will facilitate digital and in-person ways to expand your network right now, to broaden your learning experiences and shape your career.