Trudy MacKenzie


Strategy, Leadership, Women’s Enterprise, Entrepreneurial Development, Organisational Psychology, Change Management


BA (Hons) Business Administration and MSc in Organisational Psychology

5 years Promotions Director in SME, 3 years Lecturer in Business Adminstration at Caledonian University, 3 years Executive Assistant to Principal at Caledonian University project managing special projects; 16 years running own SME – Esteem Ltd, Training and Consultancy company; 16 years experience of working with business and economic development, 25 years leadership/senior executive development/development of entrepreneurs, 25 years of strategic development/ change management and organizational psychology, 10 years working in women’s enterprise.

Awards / Achievements

Esteem were the first SME to achieve Investors in People quality standard in 1992

Been on the Investors in People recognition panel and advisory body for Scotland since 1992

Developed Building a better business Toolkit and Group Scheme Model– the recommended route by IIPUK for SMEs to embrace the principles of Investors in People

Founder member and Chairperson of the Board for 7 years of Wellpark Enterprise Centre – the centre of enterprise development for women

Currently developing a Toolkit/development programme for Womens Enterprise for the DTI/SBS