Our Team

We’re a pretty unique bunch of people. Our team includes internationally renowned experts with backgrounds in neuroscience, business, training, research, communication and leadership.

When you partner with Boardwalk, you’re getting access to diverse experience, global perspectives and a ton of enthusiasm to co-create effective solutions with you.

Lady (Kitty) Chisholm, FRSA

COO and Co-Founder

Kitty leads on the content of our transformational leadership programmes and developing more diverse leadership pipelines. She is a qualified coach, an experienced facilitator of boards and senior management teams and a well-known public speaker on learning and leadership. Her book, Neuroscience for Leadership: Harnessing the Brain Gain Advantage won the CMI Practical Management Book of the Year award in 2016. She has an MA from Cambridge, a BSc (majoring in Psychology) from the OU and her interest in neuroscience led to an MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change from Henley. She is a Fellow of Brunel University, the RSA, and the Knowledge Media Institute.

Fun Fact

I have changed career 9 times

Favourite Place


Favourite Film

Last Year at Marienbad

Dr. Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, FRSA

CEO and Co-Founder

Shaheena leads on the development of research and programmes. She brings creative thinking in developing new approaches and products. Her work has influenced gender diversity policy in over fifty countries. She works with large corporates, entrepreneurial family firms and charities in leadership development and is a faculty member at Henley Business School. Shaheena is a thought leader in the diversity arena, a regular media commentator and panel speaker. She frequently publishes work to further the field and is co-author of Championing Women Leaders, beyond Sponsorship with Kitty Chisholm. In 2006 Shaheena was awarded a Women of the Future Award. Shaheena is also Chairperson of the Aga Khan Education Board for the UK.

Fun Fact

I made my singing debut at the age of 9. The song: Fame - go figure!

Favourite Place

In the zone

Favourite Film

Monsoon Wedding

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