Alvin has over 7 years’ experience of working in the Higher Education and Charity sector, and 4 years’ experience in the private sector. He loves helping people grow in their professional and personal lives and helping organisations to operate efficiently.
Carolyn is a CEDR (Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution) accredited mediator and member of the Civil Mediation Council, working as mediator, trainer, facilitator and consultant. She works with a diverse range of organisations and sectors including Government, Banking, NHS, Higher Education, Arts & Entertainment and Charities.
Chris Mohr is a communications-skills trainer and a former broadcaster and award-winning programme maker for the BBC. Chris specialises in three areas for the Centre: presentations skills; radio and TV interview techniques; and writing skills.
Chris specialises in helping individuals and teams design plan and deliver their own high-quality event experiences. With 500 events successfully completed and over 2500 events managers trained, he knows a thing or two about the 'how to' of organising events.
Daljeet Singh is committed to the development of the single greatest resource in any organisation or community: its people. He has delivered leadership development and talent management training within organisations.
David Aylwin is one of the country's leading trainers in Fast effective reading and Speed reading. He has specialised in the field for over 25 years. David works with local government, NHS, banks, the police, law firms, and manufacturing.
David has over 25 years' experience as a coach, consultant and trainer focusing on enhancing performance and productivity with individuals, teams and organisations. David specialises in the Management Ladder, creating strong leadership at all levels.
A Chartered Accountant for over 20 years, Deborah has an in-depth knowledge of accounting and finance. She has worked with many different companies and Industries throughout her career and can relate to the specific needs and industry challenges of individuals.
Emma’s passion is helping businesses to grow successfully through their people. By helping businesses to create the right people policies and practices, Emma helps her clients attract, retain and motivate people to deliver great business results.
Gareth specialises in Leadership development and has created programmes that have helped to retain and promote talent in organisations. He also has qualifications in psychometrics which he uses to support leadership development and assessment.
Gill is a communications professional with 25 years consultancy and in-house experience in the PR industry. Gill is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, Chair of Fifth Estate, the voluntary sector PR network, and non-executive director of Shared Interest, a not-for-profit social investment fund.
Henry runs the Centre's Proofreading course. Henry worked in publishing for 10 years as an editor and a sales director before becoming a professional writer. He trains and lectures on every aspect of written communication.
Howard is a specialist in business, programme and project management. He has particular expertise in strategy development and implementation, organisational effectiveness and marketing. He has held senior positions in the private sector, and has worked with the public and third sectors, in the UK and internationally.
Jakki Bendell has over ten years' experience as a consultant, trainer and coach specialising in business writing skills. As a practising professional writer, Jakki draws on a wealth of stories and personal experience to illustrate her courses.
Jane is a business psychologist, consultant and coach driven by the desire to support individuals and organisations to achieve the best possible performance through the creation and maintenance of positive working environments.
Laura has over 15 years experience as a Learning and Development professional and is a skilled trainer and coach. She has held management positions in the voluntary sector and now works as a consultant across all sectors.
Lucy is MCIPD qualified and offers a wealth of experience and knowledge in employee wellbeing, employee engagement and human resources. Her work supporting clients is achieved through training, consultancy and one to one coaching.
Michael specialises in creativity, strategic management, leadership, value creation and marketing. A vastly experienced tutor he has designed, developed and delivered commercial training seminars and workshops to over 10,000 candidates throughout the UK.
Michele has worked for over 30 years as a trainer, a counsellor, a researcher and a manager. Her background is in health education, community justice and the parenting sector. She has worked for local authorities, social services, the health service and not for profit organisations.
Michelle is an experienced Learning and Development professional with a strong background in Financial services. Her informal training style puts delegates at ease, whilst still achieving objectives of both individuals and organisations.
Russell has a wealth of experience in the Financial Services industry having spent over 25 years in retail and corporate banking. As an accomplished facilitator he has worked with a range of public, private and voluntary sector clients in many industries. Russell also has experience in the design and delivery of bespoke training.
Sally is the Centre's Director of Learning and Development and has been working in L&D for 10 years. Sally specialises in Human Resource Development, Gender Equality and organisation wide development programmes.
Salma Shah is a business psychologist who specialises in inclusive leadership, excellence in teams and diversity. With a background of consultancy and business development, Salma has a solid track record of working with high performance teams in both the private and public sector.
Sara is an experienced journalist and media trainer. She has been media training for around 20 years and her clients have included major organisations in the commercial, public and voluntary sectors such as the Home Office, Pfizer, the Department for Work and Pensions, Philips and Channel 4.
Simon Horton has spent over 10 years as an expert in the fields of Negotiating, Influencing, Leadership and Management Skills, working with an impressive list of high-profile clients, in the private, public and voluntary sectors. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, University of London.
Susan is an international public speaker, corporate trainer and PR practitioner and trains in sales, communications, marketing and management. She is a trained journalist and specialises in media and public speaking training for executives, educators and other professionals.
Sylvie is a specialist in vocal performance training ranging from effective communication, impactful presentations, public speaking to accent softening. As an active voice practitioner, Sylvie uses her experience from all her teaching and training in varying sectors to create a multi-faceted learning experience for her clients.
Tess works on diversity and strategic corporate communication. She works with clients to develop their influencing skills and their own best personal style, and also on corporate communication strategy, helping organisations to increase their impact.
Will specialises in helping individuals realise their potential for impact, no matter what their role within an organisation. He works with organisations to develop effective procedures that further their goals and values.
Zahoor is a personable and versatile finance trainer who is experienced in delivering training that is interactive, effective and fun. A qualified accountant by profession, he has worked as a consultant and manager in numerous sectors before specialising as a trainer.