Shirley Haggarty, Executive Coach

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Shirley Haggarty is an experienced executive coach and leadership development consultant, with a proven track record in executive HR roles within the US and UK.  She has extensive experience in financial services, including a progression of senior HR leadership roles at Toronto Dominion Bank and Halifax Bank of Scotland Group.

While at Halifax Bank of Scotland, Shirley led a team which supported businesses across the US and played a lead role in the integration of the HBOS and Lloyds businesses post acquisition. She has experience working with leaders in a diverse range of industries including finance, pharmaceuticals, education, and ‘not for profit’.

Shirley loves making a difference for clients and organizations. Building strong relationships and earning credibility are her signatures. Shirley is experienced in executive coaching; performance management; change leadership; organizational effectiveness; talent management; and leadership development. Her expertise is in working with individuals and executive teams in large global organizations navigating fast paced change.

Shirley currently lives in Boston, MA, and out of work loves to spend time with family and friends.

Expertise and Credentials

Shirley is a Columbia University certified executive coach with accreditations in Bates ExPI, Hogan, NBI, and MBTI. She is currently engaged in studies to achieve a Graduate Certificate in Organizational Behavior at Harvard University in 2018.

She has an MA History from the University of Glasgow and a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Napier University, Edinburgh.

Shirley can be reached at shaggarty@bates-communications.com.