noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Annabel Capper

Annabel Capper


Annabel has worked extensively in the corporate and government sectors as a facilitator, coach, and actor facilitator for over 15 years and as an actor and director for 25 years in both the UK and US. She has facilitated and led company wide programs on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Culture Change and Inclusive Leadership. Annabel was a Lead Facilitator in a 6-month pilot program with the MTA in New York City, with the aim to coach every single transport worker in customer service skills. She has coached leaders at all levels and stages of their careers. Annabel works with individuals and groups to develop skills in challenging conversations, managing feedback, leading with impact, enhancing communication skills, embodying presence, stakeholder presentations, negotiation and influence. A lifelong curiosity of human behavior and seeking to help others understand their own thoughts and behaviors inspires Annabel in all her work as a facilitator and coach. She loves to create a safe and dynamic space for people to challenge themselves, make discoveries and learn powerful skills to create profound impact in their working lives and beyond.

Training Experience

Annabel has developed a vast range of experience and expertise across a broad range of businesses including finance, tech, transport, retail, government, and pharmaceutical industries. Prominent clients include:

  • Morgan Stanley
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Barclays
  • Citibank
  • Fitch Ratings Inc
  • Google
  • Metropolitan Transportation Authority
  • Long Island Railroad
  • Independent Purchasing Cooperative
  • Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Chromalloy
  • Microsoft
  • Genpact
  • YOOX Net -a- Porter
  • Muslim Council of Great Britain
  • Harvard Business School
  • Shell
  • Clyde & Co.
  • Hinge
  • Fellowes
  • Fugro
  • Estee Lauder
  • Colgate Palmolive
  • Hg

Business Experience

Alongside Annabel’s work as an actor, director, coach, and facilitator she has assisted CEO’s, Managing Directors, and executives of all levels in private equity, hedge funds, banks and management consultant firms in the UK and US for over 20 years. Annabel led Shakespeare workshops in the UK prison system for 8 years, culminating in several successful productions that were filmed by the BBC.

Theater Experience

  • Company member of Bedlam, NYC
  • Plays Monica Fallon in ABC’s “For Life”
  • Plays Dr Katherine Skaan in NBC’s “New Amsterdam”
  • Roles in plays in the West End, London to Off Broadway, NYC
  • Has played Lady Macbeth four times, including at The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and on film in ‘Macbeth No More’
  • Member of Screen Actors Guild / AFTRA, Actors’ Equity Association and Equity UK

Education and Credentials

  • 3 Year Classical Acting, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts
  • Mentored by John Barton, co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Facilitator Training, Interact UK
  • Facilitator Training, Steps Drama
  • TAI Foundations of Performance Coaching