Annabel Beerel


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Dr. Annabel Beerel is an organizational consultant with expertise in Leadership and Change Management, executive and organizational effectiveness and analyzing Ethical issues across a wide range of professions. Annabel has worked with multinationals as well as educational and non-profit organizations. She has been a Corporate Financier and Investment Banker in the City of London where she was actively engaged in business analysis, fund raising, merger and acquisitions and strategic planning. She founded and ran a highly successful business in Artificial Intelligence for a period of eight years.


Annabel is also a highly experienced executive coach. Her assignments include one on one coaching as well as working with a management team to enhance effectiveness, and to improve communication, decision-making, and the development of leadership capacity across the organization.

Annabel is the founder and President & CEO of the New England Women’s Leadership Institute, an organization that helps women advance in their careers and advises on organizational leadership capacity building. The flagship event of the Institute is the New England Women’s Leadership Summit, a major leadership and professional skills development event for professional women across New England.

Annabel holds a Ph.D in Comparative Religion and Ethics from Boston University. She holds a Masters Degree in Theology from the WestonDSC_7225 (Mobile) Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and has pursued Advanced Leadership Training at the J.F. Kennedy School of Management at Harvard University. Annabel holds an MBA with a focus on Corporate Finance and Strategic Management. She is also a qualified accountant.

Annabel was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then she has travelled extensively and has worked and taught in several countries around the world. Her passion is travel where she can experience world cultures and religions. Annabel takes every opportunity to work with international women. She teaches seminars to international women invited to the U.S, by the U. S. Department of State and hosts her own workshops and seminars under the umbrella of Women Educating Women Worldwide.

A dynamic and entertaining presenter, accomplished panel host, and facilitator, Annabel travels and presents at numerous conferences. She is also the prolific author of articles and books. Her most recently published book is entitled Leadership and Change Management by Sage Publications. She is currently working on an Ethics book for managers that promotes Corporate Citizenship.