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Pete Flaherty

Managing Director

Pete is a successful, well-respected and experienced leader, coach and developer of organisations, leaders, teams and people. Pete is a highly engaging and motivational trainer, corporate change consultant, and Leadership and Talent specialist drawing on a wealth of experience from work within the Professional Services, Insurance, Communications, Retail Public and Manufacturing sectors, and from the design and delivery of leading edge development initiatives, and one-to-one breakthrough success in executive and personal coaching.

An Executive Coach and an HRD Professional specialising in leadership development, executive team development, talent management, merger and acquisition integration, cultural change, communication and influencing, Pete is an internationally accredited and approved Trainer and Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Pete has over 20 years’ experience within the field of learning and development and is focused on helping organisationas and individuals to be successful. Pete is also a successful key note speaker and national conference host.

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Adam McGilvery

Associate Consultant

A corporate career spanning two decades as a highly successful trainer, facilitator and coach, he has helped clients in a diverse range of industries, including specific experience within the professional services sector.

Adam has designed and delivered bespoke programmes on effective communication, influencing, management, presenting and business development internationally. He helps professionals improve how they effectively influence others and present themselves with appropriate levels of impact. He achieves measurable results through practical and proven training and coaching.
He focuses specifically on quickly establishing rapport and credibility and approaches his work with energy, fun, humility and a wealth of practical experience.

A degree qualified facilitator, coach and NLP Master Business Practitioner, he combines proven practical techniques with a fresh approach to training and coaching that quickly creates new perspectives for our clients. This approach ensures the delivery of real and tangible change for clients, and the businesses in which they work.

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Andy James

Associate Consultant

Andy is an experienced and talented organisational development professional. He combines excellent skills with a strong background in management and commercial roles. His approach is based on a strong commercial foundation, facilitating performance development through the use of real business challenges to provide a vehicle for learning.

Andy has particular interest and expertise in the development of high performance teams. He has used his experience to inform the development of the 5 Components of Team Performance model. This model provides the basis for his Team Performance Diagnostic tool.

Andy began his career with British Aerospace. He held a variety of commercial and project management roles, working on major export aircraft programmes. He was a member of a number of multi-function project teams launching new aircraft projects. He was also heavily involved in a number of major change programmes.

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Ian Walker

Associate Consultant

Prior to setting up his own coaching company in 1997, Ian had reached Director level in Norway’s largest company, managing their UK distribution centre in Birmingham which had a turnover of £35M. Before that he quickly rose through junior, middle & senior management roles in the manufacturing and distribution sectors across the UK.

Ian is an intuitive trainer and coach who knows when to support and when to challenge. With a deep understanding of the theory and practice of effective communication, and building high performing teams. He possesses the presence and authenticity of a professional coach and facilitator. Showing respect, building rapport and confidence, listening, enabling others to realise their full potential and achieve exceptional results in the business context in which they operate.

Ian is an Accredited Belbin team role facilitator and approved Coach for the UK Government’s Business Growth Service. He is a Master NLP Practitioner and Thomas International psychometric profiler for Emotional Intelligence & Personality. He recently achieved ITS Graduate Coach status with International Teaching Seminars approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF). He originally graduated from Manchester University and later Ashridge Business School, specialising in Management Sciences.

With a passion for learning, Ian has made significant investments in his own Continuing Professional Development over a fifteen year period, enabling him to apply appropriate frameworks to each assignment in close collaboration with clients. Feedback and recommendations attest to his ‘trademark' capacity to turn theory into practice and create the conditions for generative growth long after Coaching assignments are complete.

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Liz Hindley

Associate Consultant

Liz specialises in our professional management training programmes, enabling the programmes we deliver to clients the opportunity to gain ILM accreditation. 

Liz focuses on developing self-reliance, enhanced communication skills and commercial awareness for management teams.  Liz offers both one to one support and mentoring as well as group session, together with built in reviews to ensure participants are getting the maximum benefit available.

Liz enables our clients to achieve nationally recognised qualifications by helping individuals develop their skills, abilities and motivation.

Our partnership with Liz enables us to provide ILM and NVQ qualifications for Management, Coaching & mentoring, Administration, Team Leader, Customer Service, Health & social Care, Project Management, Health & Safety, Hospitality and Warehousing.

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Simon Dawkins

Associate Consultant

Simon has over 25 years’ experience of providing financial and commercial awareness training. He works hard to get under the skin of client’s business to understand what drives their commercial and financial success.

He has worked throughout the UK, Europe, China and Australia. His programmes provide all levels, from those taking their first steps into the world of business through to experienced directors and equity partners, with the skills and confidence to add value to their business.

He is passionate about what we do and find that by delivering our workshops, business simulations and one to one coaching sessions with enthusiasm and flair he brings out the best in people he works with.

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Simon Kerevan

Associate Consultant

Simon specialises in supporting SME and LME organisations by giving them access to World Class Objective Assessments without incurring huge training and set up costs. Our services vary from simple bureau psychometric assessment testing to full scale talent management.

His passion is customer service and satisfaction and he has a reputation of going above and beyond the call of duty to deliver on his promises.

His background in Business Psychology was gained working for SHL, arguably the world’s leading assessment organisation and has continued to grow every day since.

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