Meet our admin and development team.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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’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 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 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’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 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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
Collaborative Leadership for SAS Doctors: "Encouraging empowerment and leadership in team" - "Excellent very accommodating " - "Very insightful" - "Perfect". Trainer delivery: average feedback 9.8 out of 10 (East and North Herts NHS Trust - February 2024)
Train the Trainer for Doctors (2 day workshop): "Very important, lots of new things & ideas" - "Good explanation, practice sessions" - "He created an excellent environment to train us. Overall I really enjoyed the training feedback ideas, brilliant. Learned a lot". Average feedback 9.8 out of 10 (University Hospitals Lincolnshire - January 2024)
Delivering Practical Clinical Teaching: "Very important course, helps a lot to correct my practice" - "Plenty to learn and reflect to steer future involvement in teaching" - " Engaging and interactive ". Average feedback 9.7 out of 10 (University Hospitals Lincolnshire - January 2024)
Motivational Interviewing: "Applicable to clinic scenarios" - "Sue made sure all the examples were relevant to our personal roles" - "Engaging, very descriptive and excellent role plays" - "Good pace of the day, good interaction with all participants"(SAS Doctors @ North Cumbria - February 2024)
Clinical Leadership (2 day workshop): "Delighted to attend this useful event" - "Learned new things and ideas" - "I believe while supervising trainees training, this will be very effective course" - "Excellent knowledge and materials"(SAS Doctors @ United Lincolnshire Hospitals - January 2024)
Reflective Practice for Doctors: "It was very interactive with group activities" - "Very well organised" - "Some very applicable/patient interaction" - "Rich memoire for future writing a future structured reflection" - "Very experienced, clearly focused, structured" - "Very easy to listen to as deliver in a relaxed manner" (Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS FT - January 2024)
Advanced Clinical Communication Skills (2 day workshop): "Relatable real life examples were helpful" - "All ideas are extremely relevant and helped me to make more strong communication in difficult situations" - "Extremely insightful and targeted training to our needs and specialty" - "Content tailored to my/group and specialty needs, very inspiring and up to date" (Doctors and Pharmacists @ Northampton General Hospital - January 2024)
Mental Health Awareness: "Lived experience and incredibly knowledgeable " - "Great input, very interactive and good vibe! " - "Felt engaged all throughout the day". Trainer insight: average feedback 10 out of 10 (Multi-professional team @ Bradford Teaching Hospital - January 2024)
Coaching and Mentoring for Healthcare Professionals "Brilliant, interactive " - "Very informative session" - "Highly applicable " - " Very valuable thoroughly enjoyed" (SAS Doctors @ University Hospital Southampton - January 2024)
Reflective Practice for Doctors: "The interactive nature of the course made it very effective and interesting" - "Interactive, respectful, positive critique" - (Doctors at East Cheshire NHS Trust - December 2023)
Collaborative Leadership for SAS Doctors: "It was interactive, customised to clinical roles" - "Excellent delivery, plenty of opportunities to participate" - Average feedback 9.4 out of 10 (SAS Doctors - December 2023)
Time Management for Healthcare Professionals: "This was an excellent training session. Very helpful & excellent delivery. I would highly recommend this course" Average feedback 9.2 out of 10 (SAS Doctors - November 2023)
Quality Improvement 'In Action': "The course gave me a clear idea about how to start a QI Project and the things to keep in mind" ; "Amazing delivery & facilitation skills. Engaging & informative" Average feedback 9.4 out of 10! (SAS Doctors - November 2023)
Leadership Fundamentals: "Rachel was a very good listener, and was easy to talk to. The course was very structured" 10 out of 10! (EM Junior Fellow - October 2023).
Good Practice in Revalidation, Portfolios and PDPs: "Very well delivered" "Very interactive teaching style" "It helped me know to plan the things to ask for in accordance to strategic plan" (SAS Doctors - October 2023).
Coping with Workplace Conflict: "Highly useful and relevant" (SAS Doctor - October 2023). Average event feedback for trainer knowledge/insight - 9.7 out of 10!
Emotional Regulation Skills Toolkit: "Very comprehensive and effective" - "Dealing with patients with different emotions, course is very helpful" - (SAS Doctors - September 2023)
Coaching and Mentoring for Educational Supervisors: Excellent energy levels, engaged throughout, involved the audience (Consultant ES - September 2023)
MS Teams Intermediate: Excellent. Patient. Friendly. Pragmatic. V helpful. (SAS Doctor - September 2023)
Well delivered course. Trainer extremely knowledgeable. Very useful handouts with excellent resources. Consultant July 2023
The course highlighted how to improve my clinical communications. The content was relevant to the course and explained in very efficient way. Registrar July 2023
Excellent course material and presenter. Very well organized. Clear objectives and course outline. Very good technical support. Clinical Lead July 2023
Very knowledgeable about the topics and had appropriate examples to work with. Encouraged active participation, SAS Doctor July 2023
It has made the task of reflection far more manageable. Materials are practical and easy to read Clinical Fellow July 2023
I reflect on a daily basis, some formally mostly informally, but having a session on how to get the most out of it, how to aid appraisal process is really helpful Educational Supervisor July 2023
Very effective. Great facilitator. Breakout rooms worked well and tech input was excellent. Loved how much group interaction there was, a great variety of ways of getting the message across Educational Supervisor July 2023
Really enjoyed & it & learnt allot. Very applicable. Clinical Supervisor July 2023
Very knowledgeable, made it interactive and enjoyable, made me think of past success and areas to improve for future during and after the course, clarified on GMC requirement and importance of keeping reflections anonymous to protect us from prosecution in future Associate Dean July 2023
Really valuable day. Relaxing environment, perfect for sharing and collaborating, thank you SAS Tutor June 2023
This was the best course I have attended in a long time. Excellently organised and delivered. SAS Doctor June 2023
The course was effective in raising awareness and causing us to reflect on our practice positively SAS Doctor June 2023
Excellent and very interactive. Covered such a difficult topic in a very professional way. SAS Doctor June 2023
Very very good day. The trainer was very knowledgeable. SAS Doctor June 2023
Very skilled trainer. Good delivery and interactive. Clear and understandable Clinical Fellow June 2023
Tailored specifically for medical senior (consultant) interviews so lots of useful information about the preparation and the actual interview process and panel SAS Doctor June 2023
Excellent. Very engaging. Trainer has good knowledge and insight of the topic SAS Tutor June 2023
Trustworthy training, both in design and with the trainer who had a deep insight in to the topic. Consultant Emergency Medicine May 2023
Well structured and organised action learning set. I found sharing thoughts and the informal reflection very inspiring and motivating . SAS Doctor May 2023
Loved hearing everyone else's ideas and difficulties and progress with their projects. Facilitator very knowledgeable and she is been very generous in sharing her expertise advice. SAS Doctor May 2023
Come away feeling practically and emotionally energetic. A really wonderful day! All doctors should do this! Clinical Fellow May 2023
Lots of tips and ideas to get to flourishing. Excellent workshop – one of the best!!! SAS Doctor May 2023
It was a very effective course which gave legal advice on common issues related to end of life decisions we face during our practice. Case based discussion made the course very interesting and engaging Consultant April 2023
Trainer was very experienced and had a greater depth of understanding than the basic core medicolegal issues Consultant Surgeon April 2023
My reflective practice has tended to be quite ad hoc. This will make the process more efficient and I hope effective as it gave me a number of different models to try Consultant April 2023
Good structured approach to written reflections. Motivated me to change my practice to include regular reflection that is recordable and useable Educational Supervisor April 2023
Formalising the reflective practice I already have will be easier now and I feel more able to support the juniors in reflection Educational Supervisor April 2023
Very knowledgeable and well prepared trainer. Extremely useful supporting materials. Offers me great options in sign posting my trainees to where they can have specific careers information. Educational Supervisor April 2023
Very well done and informative. Brilliant listening to the perspectives of other colleagues on how they approach this topic. Educational Supervisor April 2023
Very knowledgeable and presents the concept in detailed and smooth way. Very interesting concept of LEAN and change curve. SAS Doctor April 2020
A lot of ideas to start with. It does add a valuable insight of how you save but not compromise. Clinical Fellow April 2020
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