Lesley Hoare

Lesley Hoare

Location: Redwood City, CA


Lesley Hoare is an enthusiastic and empowering coach with a positive regard for the unique qualities and potential of each person. She is skilled at providing inspired and strategic coaching for all individuals, from individual contributors to senior executives. In addition, Lesley is a highly experienced talent management and human resources consultant. She brings to AIIR extensive executive-level leadership and experience across a variety of industries and global regions.

As a coach, Lesley is enthusiastic and empowering, with a positive regard for the unique qualities and potential of each person. Her style is pragmatic and action-oriented, focusing her expertise on providing inspired and strategic guidance for senior executives, including those in career transition, helping them identify and leverage their strengths to achieve their career and business goals.
Additionally, Lesley has served in several talent management positions with a focus on creating innovative, forward-thinking HR solutions for global corporations with large millennial, mobile, and diverse workforces. Lesley is skilled at bringing internal and external stakeholders together to adopt and deliver these policies and programs. She has served in global HR executive roles with VMware, Oracle/Taleo, Kimberly-Clark, and Hewlett-Packard.

Since 2019, Lesley has also worked pro bono for the Women’s Impact Alliance (https://thewia.org). WIP works to advance the world’s highest potential and game-changing female leaders in social and environmental change. Lesley works as an Executive coach and Consultant for the Alliance.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • C-Suite
  • Career Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Leaders in Transition
  • Onboarding
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Women & Leadership

Industry Experience

  • Advanced Electronics
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Systems & Services
  • High Tech
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Nonprofit
  • Professional Services


  • English


  • University Leicester, UK - MS, Training & Development
  • Neville's Cross College, University Durham, UK - BA, 3 yr Teaching Certification - not BA


  • AIIR Team Effectiveness Survey
  • AIIR Team Effectiveness Facilitator
  • Global Team Coaching Institute - Foundations Certified Coach
  • Master Team Practitioner Certification

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