A commercially astute, results driven L&D/OD professional who really knows how to turn the ‘soft stuff’ into the ‘hard stuff. Wendyanne is a truly inspirational and powerful communicator.
She is able to influence critical decisions and inspire innovative solutions that solve business problems, promote growth and continuous improvement and lead to better performance and results. Operating at Board, Senior Management and Operational levels, she has a real knack for engaging with people; first seeing their world through their eyes, then empowering them to the point where they see old problems with new eyes. Wendyanne has genuine passion, integrity in abundance and incredible insight, which she uses to transform people and performance. When clients want someone who is motivational, inspiring and will help them get to where they want to be, Wendyanne is certainly a lady who can!
Ron is a highly qualified senior consultant and facilitator with over 30 years experience. He has headed up training and development functions, primarily in the financial services sector where he was Head of Management Development at TSB Bank, Head of Training Delivery at Lloyds TSB and was Head of Learning & Development at Britannic Assurance.
He has worked across a wide range of organisations, in sectors such as manufacturing, construction, e marketing, retail, financial services, and facilities/asset management companies. Ron consults with the CBI to centralise project management processes, and is a non executive board member for Savvy Wise; a cloud based development company. He has extensive experience of working with the NHS and other public sector organisations where he has been able to influence a more commercial approach to drive essential change. In addition to his work in the UK Ron delivers training programmes to organisations around the World in countries such as the USA, South Africa, UAE and China.
Ron is a pragmatic facilitator who ‘gets’ business and the need for process whilst helping learners realise the power of their behaviour in driving and influencing successful outcomes. His ability to inspire change through powerful leadership whilst applying sound business logic sets him out above others. Ron makes the complex simple and helps people solve their own business problems through insightful observations and expert guidance. His enthusiasm and down to earth, easygoing approach means he integrates easily into a range of different environments and cultures, and he consistently achieves great feedback and very high client satisfaction scores.
Shaleena brings to the table significant experience; 10 years’ experience in learning and development, coupled with 13 years’ experience as a senior operations manager with responsibility for teams of up to of 50-70 people. Her success in her career was measured on her ability to deliver results through others. As a passionate learning and development professional Shaleena has never lost sight of the people side of management. She has a natural instinct for people and an ability to ignite their passion and sense of purpose to achieve what they may not have previously thought possible. Her philosophy has always been to focus on the people – then the results will speak for themselves. Her passion comes from her belief that every individual possesses unique skills and talents – whether they are consciously aware of them or not. She believes firmly that the manager’s role is simply to help people establish a path that takes them from where they are now to where they need to be – personally and professionally. ‘The journey may take twists and turns. She claims, ‘as long as it gets them to the right destination, and when they get there, a new journey begins, because learning is a journey, not a destination.’
As a natural problem solver, Shaleena uses her experiences to help coach and support individuals through finding practical solutions to problems and seeking opportunities. ‘Great managers look inwards before they look outwards’, she claims, ‘and they make things happen, rather than waiting for things to happen.’
As well as being a highly experienced and Level 7 qualified coach and assessor, Shaleena is an NLP practitioner and has coached senior managers to support successful transformational change initiatives and has developed performance management processes. She also delivers Apprenticeship programmes, providing coaching, assessment and support to existing and aspiring managers.
A highly effective, diligent management professional, Rob has provided transformational leadership and direction across a diverse range of business functions over a successful career spanning thirty years. As a successful Operations Director he has a strong strategic focus and excellent understanding of quality management processes within business and secure/ critical environments, having been instrumental in negotiating key cross-government contracts at Ministerial level.
He has led on core business functions which have included Leadership & Management, Executive and Team Coaching, Mentoring, Organisational Development, Programme and Project Management, Customer Relations, Business Continuity, Corporate Governance and Operational Assurance,
As an engaging, personable and highly credible trainer, facilitator and coach, Rob is dedicated to developing team members’ strengths to build dynamic and highly-performing teams who surpass company/organisational goals. Using his transformational leadership skills he has been very successful in turning teams around and achieving results.
He is an excellent communicator, capable of representing an organisation at all levels, and thrives on delivering in fast-paced business and/or security-oriented environments in the face of constant challenges.
Rob is highly qualified, including an MA in International Studies through Kings College London as well as an MBA through the Open University. He has delivered numerous leadership and management interventions across the UK and in Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi. Holds security clearance to a high Government standard.