• 2017 CISL Impact Benchmark Study

    Corporate International Service Learning programmes build leadership capabilities and create responsible leaders while impacting business
  • Helping Business Shape a Better Future

    Creating a world where leaders behave authentically, companies succeed responsibly and everyone can reach their potential

Ed Williams MBE

Ed Williams supports the introduction and implementation of Emerging World’s programs into client companies. He is a highly-experienced, qualified executive coach who works with senior and emerging leaders across all sectors as well as individuals who have been identified as ‘top talent’. He helps them to think, feel and behave more effectively and is passionate about the role of business in Society and the link between people and corporate responsibility – his experience across both learning and development and CSR ensures our programmes tick the right boxes for HR and CSR professionals alike.

Anita Bhasin

Anita brings twenty years of international and organizational experience to her work, with both large corporate and non-profit customers. Anita’s specialisms include trans-cultural communication, facilitation and learning design. Her passion is helping clients forge new ground through collaboration by optimizing the capability of people and organizations. She currently lives in the Pacific Northwest. Anita holds a Masters degree in organization development and an MSc in marketing. She is also a senior certified Action Learning Coach.

Shannon Banks

Shannon Banks is a Leadership Development Consultant with a passion for social leadership, working with clients on becoming more authentic, more aligned and more engaged. Shannon spent 17 years with Microsoft in a variety of leadership roles across the business and HR, with responsibilities managing globally distributed, multi-functional teams. She served as Talent Management Director for Western Europe, a Senior HR Business Partner and a Worldwide Leadership Development Consultant. Shannon is a Master Action Learning Coach, certified through the World Institute of Action Learning (WIAL), where she is also on the Board of Directors (2015 -2017).


Kirsty Foster

Kirsty Foster coaches and prepares new assignees for their experience. She also works with individuals during assignments to ensure both assignee and partner are gaining maximum benefit from the experience. Kirsty is also responsible for developing the best practice risk assessment procedures and health and safety frameworks to keep assignees safe whilst overseas. Kirsty’s considerable experiential learning experience has been gained not only in the UK, but also through her educational and environmental work with NGOs in Africa.