Elaine Heslop

Elaine Heslop

Director of Custom Executive Education

Saïd Business School
Executive Education Centre
Egrove Park


Over the past 15 years Elaine has worked with a range of leading organisations to architect and deliver transformational change programmes. 

As a practitioner, Elaine has wide ranging experience in strategy and operations and brings a perspective informed by her career that has included time as a public servant, management consultant, and entrepreneur. She is passionate about supporting individuals and organisations to realise their potential. She has interests in organisational design, systemic change, and the design of leadership interventions at scale, and practitioner expertise in the public sector and professional services.

As Director of Custom Executive Education, Elaine is responsible for the portfolio of clients that the School delivers Corporate Executive Education to throughout the world. Oxford Saïd is known for its partnership approach to programme design, diversity of pedagogical approach, and ability to convene experts from the University of Oxford, Academe, and industry. Elaine’s team works with Oxford Saïd’s Faculty and partners to create tailored programmes designed to meet the needs of individual organisations.

Elaine has a doctorate from Hertford College Oxford, and degrees from the University of Aberdeen, University of Birmingham, and DeMontfort University.