Meet the Dedici Team

Meet our admin and development team.

Admin Team

Peter Wilson MBA, CMgr, FCMI, FInstCPD

Managing Director

Peter has worked internationally, empowering others in their pursuit of personal and professional development. He is a Chartered Manager with over 20 years’ practical experience in leadership, mentoring and L&D.

Emma Butlin FInstCPD

Programme Co-ordinator & Business Support

Emma has extensive experience in Account Management and Customer Service, developed over 10 years with a leading UK retailer, combined with previous experience in Finance/Admin roles in the training industry. She now expertly manages administration of our development services.

Emma Crich

Finance & Administration Coordinator

Emma has a background in insurance, banking and retail, bringing experience of customer service and finance. She later ran a successful small business, and now manages our trainer administration and finance.

Amanda Walker FInstCPD

Account Manager & Virtual Facilitator

Amanda is an experienced Account Manager and Personal Assistant both in the private and public sector, including some time working in Spain. Her expertise includes process development, event coordination and business development.

Heidi Mann

Virtual Facilitator

Heidi is an experienced personal assistant, office administrator and event coordinator/facilitator. Her background is in Early Years Education with a specific focus on SEN, across a multi academy trust.  Here she developed her skills in developing  professional workshops, courses and facilitated CPD training.


Marion Parris MA, FAcadMEd, FCIPD, FITOL

Founder & Senior 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.

Laurence Wilson

Co-founder and advisor

Laurence is a lifelong learner who started his training consultancy some 40 years ago. He was a pioneer of interactive multimedia products, and keen student of learning design for eLearning and face to face course development. He is a Dedici advisor and senior relationship manager.

Development Team

Jon Britain


Jon has worked in people development for over 25 years in both the public and private sector.  This follows a stint on his family arable farm in the East of England. His experience includes both the UK and overseas with extensive experience around communication, change psychology and leadership.

Jason Colyer Dip.Couns

Specialist Coach

Jason has extensive experience in coaching and counselling including neurodiversity.  His focus is on the person rather than process approach to explore barriers to what is holding back performance and to support the development of new effective strategies to enable progress.

Karen Cureton

Specialist Trainer

After a senior level career in public relations, sales and marketing, Karen is a highly experienced, and award winning mentor and coach specializing in the development and delivery of social media topics for senior professionals.

Sue Daly ACIPD

Trainer & Coach

Sue’s interest in neuroscience supports the delivery of training and coaching, to support self discovery, enabling individuals to reach their peak potential.  With extensive experience in career development and resilience, she has also delivered  specialist support trainee doctors in the NHS.

Bansri Dodhia MCIPD

Trainer & Coach

Bansri has extensive Learning and Development experience within Professional Services, NHS and Schools, with a focus on Coaching, Facilitation, Participating in Panel Hearings and Conducting Investigations.  She is also an accredited ICF coach with experience of coaching those with neurodivergent traits.

Viv Ellis BSc (Hons)


Viv has extensive experience in HR, including learning and development in the pharmaceutical industry which has involved extensive collaboration with leadership teams on organisational change.  Her specialist interest is encouraging self led learning and agile learning cultures.

Stuart Gillis

Trainer & Coach

Stuart’s expertise, developed during a 40+ year business career, lies in team building, coaching, development, and the delivery of world-class engagement in the teams he led. His passion lies in helping people achieve their best, whether that be through 1-2-1 coaching or in teams.

Andy Hogg B.Sc. MOS MCAS

Specialist Trainer & Technical Advisor

Andy is a highly experienced IT specialist and a proven ability to deliver engaging workshops that motivate and engage with both the most experienced ‘applications’ user through to those who struggle with either the technical side or have a fear of starting out with new applications.

Laura Hampson BSc (Hons)

Trainer & Coach

Laura has extensive change management experience in the public sector with roles in both the police, and Health Education England.  Qualified in delivering mental health training,  she has also worked in professional support in the NHS focusing on resilience, wellbeing and career coaching.

Prof. Rob Heywood LLP (Hons), PhD, PG Cert

Masterclass Speaker

Rob is an award-winning Professor of Medical Law, and much published of author. His specialist areas are clinical negligence, informed consent, mental capacity, end-of-life decision-making and advance decision-making.

Dr Sue Hewitt

Senior Trainer & Coach

Sue has 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.

Clare Manning BA (Hons)

Coach Supervisor

Clare is an experienced mediator, trainer and highly accredited coach  in the fields of leadership, communication, conflict, well-being and confidence.  She has supported doctors in the NHS, as well as a number of universities, the legal profession, and the private sector.

Nichola McKay MSc, BA (Hons)


Nichola is a highly qualified people development professional and executive coach with a passion for unlocking the strengths and potential in people and organisations. She has designed and delivered a wide range of successful development interventions in the NHS and also has over twenty years strategic experience in the private, public and University sectors.

Prof. John C. McLachlan

Masterclass Speaker

John is an award winning Professor of Medical Education (ASME gold medal). He has a special interest in assessment and selection for health care practice, teaching and measurement of professionalism, anatomy pedagogy and the use of arts and humanities in health care education.

Laura Norman BA (Hons)

Specialist Trainer

After much experience in the marketing arena, Laura set up her own business in 2018.  Specializing in training, and social media strategy for marketing and public relations, her passion for ethical and sustainable futures for not for profit organisations has led to much success.


Carla O’Brien BA (Hons)

Specialist Coach

As a highly qualified neuro-diversity and English as a second language specialist, Carla has supported adults both in the UK and Kenya.  Her coaching support has been used in the NHS to provide exam and study skills support, as well as doctors returning to training.

Amanda Oliver


Amanda has had a lifetime career in food manufacturing, and is highly experienced as a senior level working on commercial multi-stakeholder projects. She brings much experience in developing and delivering training interventions, and acting as a facilitator for change.

Ron Oliver MBA

Senior Trainer & Coach

A highly experienced business leader, Ron’s talents lie in leadership and change management training, with an eye on the detail of the end user experience. Ron has led major transition projects in the commercial sector, and is now valued for high calibre engaging training delivery.

Rachel Powell MCIPD FLPI

Trainer & Coach

Rachel is a qualified and experienced trainer with a background of learning and development in healthcare and blue chip companies, both in the UK and Internationally. She has much experience in design and delivery of virtual training. Her specialisms are leadership, communication and behavioural change.

Lyndsey Shepherd


Lyndsey is a learning and development specialist who has held various leadership roles within charities, public and private sectors.  Her expertise includes project management, trainer development and she is a mental health first aid instructor.

Richard Simms

Senior Trainer & Coach

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.

Helen Wright MA, BA

Specialist Coach

A qualified specialist tutor and diagnostic assessor in the field of Specific Learning Difficulties (undergraduate and postgraduate level), Helen’s coaching has been utilized in the NHS to support those requiring personal organisation, exam and revision coping strategies.

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