Louise Watts

Louise Watts

Client Director

Saïd Business School
Executive Education Centre
Egrove Park


Louise is responsible for Public Value clients within Custom Executive Education. She works with schools of government, public sector institutions and organisations delivering public services in areas such as education, utilities, health, government and public administration.

Typically, custom executive education work in the public value space addresses themes of transformation, adaptive leadership and system change. Louise has experience of working closely with clients in the UK and internationally to design and deliver programmes that have a significant impact on the sector or system, as well as on individuals and their organisations. 

Louise has extensive experience of coaching senior and high potential leaders, with a particular interest in reflective practice. Before joining Saïd Business School, Louise worked in publishing and higher education. She has an interest in creative writing, and previously taught English at degree level. 

Louise has a first class BA Hons and a PhD in English Literature from Cambridge University. In addition, she is qualified in a range of psychometric instruments.