Meet The Team

Photograph Marion Parris

Marion Parris MA, FAcadMEd, FCIPD, FITOL
Managing Director & Trainer

With a background in organizational psychology, specializing in people development and workplace performance (including performance management), Marion has extensive experience as a trainer and coach in the NHS, private and third sector and is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators.


Peter Wilson
Business Development Director

After a brief stint in law, Peter joined the training industry in 2001 as an e-learning consultant. Along the way he also spent 10 years in Eastern Europe working in the charity sector. His various roles included event/project management, training and work in the Legal Department.

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Ron Oliver MBA

A highly experienced business leader, Ron talents lie in leadership and change management training, with an eye on the detail of the end user experience. With fifteen years experience in the financial sector leading major transition projects with a high level of commercial awareness, he now develops and delivers high calibre engaging people development programmes

Dr Rob Heywood

Rob Heywood LLP (Hons), PhD, PG Cert
Masterclass Speaker

Rob is currently a Professor of Medical Law and has been working as a teacher in law since 2005. A much published author his specialist area is medical law and ethics.

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Dr Sue Hewitt
Trainer & Consultant

Sue has a BA in Biology and a PhD with a very varied life science background. She is a much published author in the field of HR and personal effectiveness. An NLP Master Practitioner she specialises in highly participative people development in times of career transition and change and trains internationally.

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Linda Lawton MBA, MSc, BSc
Trainer, Service Review & Coach

Linda was Head of Health Development for Warwickshire Health Authority and has public health specialities career. She has extensive project experience in NHS including Mental Health leadership development and Open University Leadership in Healthcare. She is an expert advisor to the Department of Health.

Jo Clarke

Jo Clarke, BA (Hons)
Specialist Trainer, Business Development Manager & Coach

Jo is a highly experienced and qualified trainer in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and is also training in Psychotherapy. She has a number of years past experience in business and retail project management, and also has trained as a teacher in the performing arts.

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Richard Simms

With a background in the first line services in the public sector, Richard’s expertise lies in leadership development, including core skills and team development. He has a high level of expertise in utilizing psychometric tools to raise awareness of the impact of approaches on effectiveness.

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Nichola McKay MSc, BA (Hons)
Trainer & Organisational Development Coach

Nichola is passionate about working with organisations and individuals to develop talent, especially in the fields of leadership and executive coaching. She has over twenty years strategic experience in both the private and the public sector

Dr Alison Stewart

Dr Alison Stewart M.Sc., B,M., B.S., B.Med Sci. (Hons)
Trainer & Coach

A Psychiatrist with over 20 years experience working in the NHS, Alison is passionate about people realising their potential. She has recently retired from the role of SAS Tutor and is an Emotional Intelligence Coach. For 5 years she has been a Medical Appraiser at her Trust and has been the Chair of the Local Negotiating Committee.


Libby Langley MBA
Specialist Trainer

Libby is a highly experienced coach and trainer specialised in delivering digital marketing and commercial training. She has delivered both in the public and private sector across a wide range of organisations and audiences and as been a contributing author for a number of magazines and social media sites.

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Kamal Kotecha
Specialist Trainer & IT Consultant

Carl brings to the team extensive experience in a number of sectors including legal, logistics and the health sector. His area of expertise is lean processing, continuous improvement and team development. He delivers practical coaching and training to develop performance.

Carl Kovacs

Carl Kovacs BSc, PGDip, MCIPD

Bringing excellent people and technical skills, Kamal has 23 years practical and leadership experience within the IT function of a large local government organisation. He delivers practical and interactive workshops for using technology to its full capacity.

Laurence S. Wilson

Laurence S. Wilson MCIPD

Laurence has 35 years experience as a trainer, learning development manager and HR Director in corporate, public and own business environments. He brings a wealth of experience in learning design, development and delivery, especially in healthcare and technology-enabled learning. He is a Lay Partner for the East Midlands LETB.

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Trainer, Business Coach & Speaker

An internationally experienced trainer with over 20 years experience in banking and 10 years as a management consultant and trainer in both the public and private sector. Phil specialises in leadership development and coaching for senior level staff particularly in the commercial aspects of running an organisation. He has also worked with senior NHS clinicians who need to develop their management skills.


Simon King MSc, BSc
Company Secretary


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