Author Archive: Elaine Hickmott

Dr Elaine Hickmott is Development Director of EH Enterprises; providing tailored leadership development services for scientists and engineers. Following completion of a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Elaine began her career as an industrial chemist for a multinational manufacturer, Freudenberg Nonwovens. Her decision to take a more commercial path saw her move into technical, business and senior management roles for TBA Textiles, Federal Mogul, ERA Technology and become Operations Director for The Outsourced Training Company. Elaine created her model for leadership, The Creative Enabler, and approach to leadership development, The Diamond Effect®, based on personal experience and a desire to help technical professionals realise their potential as leaders and role models.