Preparing Leaders for the Future of Work

At Kenos Consulting, we work alongside CEOs, Chief People Officers, Chiefs of Staff/Operations, Heads of Culture & Engagement, Leadership & Talent Directors to define and shape the required culture that will effectively support your organisation’s strategic objectives.

Led by Sophie Kenos, the founder of Kenos Consulting, we have built a reputation as thought leaders and trusted partners to executives worldwide. With extensive experience spanning over 52 countries across 4 continents in industries such as financial services, professional services, and technology firms.

Sophie Kenos, along with our team of highly experienced consultants, specialises in addressing today’s pressing topics, including the implications of AI on the workforce, remote and hybrid work models, upskilling and lifelong learning, employee experience and well-being, compassionate leadership, as well as collaboration and communication tools that promote innovation and efficiency.

Through our expertise and deep industry knowledge, we are committed to supporting organisations in navigating these challenges and unlocking their full potential for success.


Kenos Consulting work hand-in-hand with organisations to get tangible results, particularly in challenging times of change or transformation. Our work typically focuses on any of these 4 key areas —

Culture Change
Culture Transformation

Kenos Consulting begins by gaining a deep understanding of the organisation’s existing culture through comprehensive data analysis, identifying key factors that shape it.

They collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation to establish the desired culture, aligning these perspectives with internal and external data to ensure that the desired culture effectively enables the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives. Kenos Consulting then assists in developing and implementing tailored programs aimed at cultivating the desired culture, continuously measuring their impact throughout the process.

Emiratisation | Saudisation | Omanisation Programs

Kenos Consulting, a trusted partner for Middle Eastern organisations, specialises in Emiratisation, Saudisation, and Omanisation. Our holistic approach begins by meticulously mapping the entire employee journey.

We craft targeted programs that attract and seamlessly integrate local talent. From designing tailored recruitment processes to ensuring smooth onboarding, skill development, coaching, and long-term retention. We prioritise cultural sensitivity and modern workplace dynamics to enhance diversity within the region’s workforce.

Talent Management

Kenos Consulting specialises in designing and implementing cutting-edge talent management processes and programs that assist organisations in attracting, on-boarding, developing, engaging, and retaining top talent.

Our approach begins with a comprehensive review of the organisation’s current end-to-end practices, identifying areas that require refreshing, disrupting, maintaining, or even discontinuing. We collaborate closely with the HR team to craft a talent management strategy that aligns with the latest workforce trends, ensuring its relevance and future-proofing the organisation’s talent practices.

Capability Development

In today’s dynamic corporate landscape, organisations must prioritise building a skilled and knowledgeable workforce. Kenos Consulting understands this need and assists organisations in defining their future capability requirements at all levels. We develop customised content and facilitate development programs that can be delivered virtually or through in-person sessions.

Our focus is on ensuring that these development programs are closely aligned with the organisation’s strategic goals. Additionally, we prioritise flexibility in program delivery, enabling quicker access to relevant content to meet the evolving needs of the workforce.



Isabel Naidoo 
Global Head of HR 
Capco (London)

“Sophie Kenos partnered with Capco’s Executive Committee during a time where the firm was in its infancy. Sophie played an integral role in defining and building the firm’s overall culture in how we attracted talent, managed, developed, and engaged our global workforce and ensuring the culture was aligned with Capco’s 2-year strategic goals. I highly recommend Sophie for her ability to identify the right levers to pull when building culture”

Diana Kronhart
Branding & Comms Global Lead
HOYA (Hamburg)

“Sophie helped us achieve a major first step for the global marketing team in our company’s history. Thank you for your professional, well prepared and structured sessions. Thank you for enriching us, for inspiring us, for pushing us, for engaging us, for reflecting with us and for leading us. You are not only a complete professional, you are an exceptional, authentic person. Thank you for caring”

Ismail Amla 
Managing Partner 
IBM (New York)

“We wanted to create a growth mindset culture across IBMs North American consulting practice. We partnered with Sophie Kenos who worked closely with our leadership team to help shape, develop, and execute various culture programs. Thanks to Sophie’s professionalism, she brought clarity and helped drive performance and desired results”

Akber Pandor
Head of Leadership Development
KPMG (London)

“Sophie Kenos proved invaluable in the development of a highly innovative emerging leaders program for future KPMG leaders. Sophie identified and developed the original Leadership competencies for the EMEA region and was responsible for the overall co-ordination of the project and for collating the diverse research”

Prithvi Shergill
Senior Vice President HR
Accenture (Singapore)

“Sophie Kenos partnered with Senior Executives in over 20 countries across Accenture to develop our leadership pipeline, engage our Generation Y workforce and retain our top performers. Sophie worked with senior management teams to facilitate alignment of our culture, operating model, talent management practices and strategic intent which ultimately helped us and our clients reach their performance targets”

Keith Questel-Lewis
Change Manager
Royal & Sun Alliance (London)

“Sophie worked with me on a change transformation program worth $700 million and was responsible for the development and pilot of training programs nationally as a result of a large system implementation. Sophie Kenos challenged traditional thinking and managed senior stakeholders building confidence in times of critical deadlines. I highly recommend Kenos Consulting for their professionalism, expertise and ability to deliver results”

Oscar Portabales
Isban (Boston)

“Sophie Kenos quickly understood the culture of our Organisation by designing an Assessment Centre which helped us understand the strengths and opportunities that led to the development of our Senior Managers. I really appreciated her strong commitment with the project and with the management team”

Sandeep Biswas
Managing Partner
Accenture (Bangalore)

“We needed to develop a comprehensive and practical Human Capital strategy for our business to support our ambitious growth plans. I was impressed by Sophie Kenos’ ability to manage the various stakeholders while undertaking this exercise, being critical, where required, without sounding critical. Eventually a very pragmatic roadmap was developed which everyone bought into”

Mark Selby
COO Retail Banking
Santander (London)

“Sophie Kenos made an immediate impact. Put together at speed, she came in and worked with the Intermediaries team to understand the key drivers behind the underlying dynamic. Intelligent and engaging insight coupled with energetic and positive facilitation, enabled us to cleanse the historical baggage, assumptions and divisions and move forward in a collective and positive way. I believe the work with Sophie proved a clear watershed for the team”