Belinda Kent-Lemon

Belinda Kent-Lemon Belinda founded Occam HR in 2001 with Gerald Kreinczes as an outplacement consultancy specialising in the communications sector. The company now helps leading communications agencies address issues relating to change, talent and motivation mostly through coaching, mentoring and outplacement. Belinda also works with clients in the public and third sectors and in other parts of the private sector often with or through other client companies.

Coming from a background in media and marketing, Belinda retrained at Master’s level, first in organisational behaviour and then HR consultancy. An accredited coach, she is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Management Institute and the Royal Geographical Society, and a member of the Institute of Directors and founder member of the Association for Coaching.

Belinda has worked full-time for ITV, Express Newspapers, NABS and Capital Radio, as well as leading projects and collaborating with Occam HR’s clients on a diverse range of HR, coaching and engagement issues.

She has judged the Personnel Today Awards in the Employer Brand category, has worked as an HR consultant to both the IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) and the Advertising Association, and teaches coaching & mentoring on London South Bank University’s MSc in HR.

Belinda has an Honours Diploma in Communications, Advertising & Marketing and a BA in English & History from the University of Western Ontario, and is qualified to use three different psychometric measures. Belinda has trained with the CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) is an experienced mediator. She holds the CMI certificate in coaching and mentoring and is an accredited coach with Results Coaching.