Meet The Team

Alison Bagnall

Department: MD

Favourite Quote: “If you want to predict the future you need to create it.”
Peter Drucker

James Clarke

Department: Outreach Director

Favourite Quotes: “Live with Passion.” and “Deeds not Words.”
Tony Robbins and Emmeline Pankhurst

Julie Watkinson

Department: Learning & Development Director

Favourite Quote: “Two men looked out through the same prison bars, one saw mud the other saw stars.”
Frederick Langridge

Tony Spencer

Department: Operations Director

Favourite Quote: “Tiny improvements multiplied = significant gains.”
Sir Dave Brailsford

Lucy Read

Department: Programme Manager

Favourite Quote: “What you think you become.”
Buddha

Angela Renshaw

Department: Programme Manager

Favourite Quote: “Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skilful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities”

Lisa Grundy

Department: Programme Manager

Favourite Quote: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”
Dr Seuss

Paul Taylor

Department: MIS Manager

Favourite Quote: “There is nothing impossible to him who will try”

Jack Hoyle

Department: Marketing

Favourite Quote: “Do or do not there is no try”
Yoda

Samantha Willcock

Department: Recruitment

Favourite Quote: “This is Manchester – we do things differently here.”
Tony Wilson

Thao Nguyen

Department: Administration

Favourite Quote: “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
Nelson Mandela

Anthony Greaves

Department: Administration

Favourite Quote: “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.”

Debbie Smith

Department: L&D Specialist

Favourite Quote: “Imagine with all your mind, believe with all your heart, achieve with all your might.”

Jane Klepper-Stephens

Department: L&D Strategist

Favourite Quote: “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”
Maya Angelou

Rob Briddock

Department: Finance

Favourite Quote: “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”
Stephen Hawkins

Hayley Woodward

Department: Housing and Property Coach

Favourite Quote: “None but ourselves can free our minds”
Bob Marley & The Wailers

Rachel Brettell

Department: Housing and Property Coach

Favourite Quote: “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.”
Earl Nightingale

June Clunie

Department: Housing and Property Coach

Favourite Quote: “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.”
Dr Stephen R. Covey

Kelsey Woods

Department: Business Administration Coach

Favourite Quote: “Whether you think you can or can’t, you are right”
Henry Ford

Gayle Barnes

Department: Business Administration Coach

Favourite Quote: “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”
Will Rogers

Emma Brewer

Department: Business Administration Coach

Favourite Quote: “Anything is possible – Just hard work and grafting.”
Mo Farah

Neil Clarke-Strange

Department: Management Coach

Favourite Quote: “Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us.”
Earl Nightingale

Debra Parton

Department: Management Coach

Favourite Quote: “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”
Stephen King

Donna Scheider

Department: Management Coach

Favourite Quote: “Life isn’t about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself”
Georg Bernard Shaw

Graham Norris

Department: Procurement Coach

Favourite Quote: “You can neither win nor lose if you don’t run the race”
David Bowie

Tara Pearson

Department: Procurement Coach

Favourite Quote: “Just remember, you can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Jennifer Anderson

Department: Procurement Coach

Favourite Quote: “Your SMILE is your LOGO, your personality is your BUSINESS CARD, how you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your TRADEMARK!”
Jay Danzie

Jenny Tipper

Department: Procurement Coach

Favourite Quote: “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”
Audrey Hepburn

Andy Flanagan

Department: Accountancy Tutor

Favourite Quote: “Don’t fear failure, low aim is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail”
Bruce Lee

Vickie Mitchell

Department: Accountancy Tutor

Favourite Quote: “The more you are grateful for what you have the more you will have to be grateful for”
Zig Ziglar

Susannah Fallon

Department: Accountancy Coach

Favourite Quote: “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”
John F Kennedy

Amy Moon

Department: Accountancy Coach

Favourite Quote: “You must tell yourself, ‘No matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I’m going to make it.’”
Les Brown.

Amy Downes

Department: Accountancy Coach

Favourite Quote: “Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go far wrong.”
Ella Fitzgerald

Heather Newton

Department: Accountancy Coach

Favourite Quote: “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
Norman Vincent Peale

Elaine Steer

Department: Accountancy Coach

Favourite Quote: “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live”
Albus Dumbledore

Shelagh Duffy

Department: Accountancy Coach

Favourite Quote: “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up.”
Nelson Mandela

Lyn Henderson

Department: Accountancy Coach

Favourite Quote: “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.”
Christian D. Larson

Sonya Haynes

Department: Accountancy Coach

Favourite Quote: “Dare to Know! Have the courage to use your own intelligence!”
Immanuel Kant

Andy Fleet

Department: Trainer

Favourite Quote: “Change is inevitable – growth is optional.”
John Maxwell

Victoria Thompson

Department: Trainer

Favourite Quote: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.”
Chinese proverb

John Crisp

Department: Trainer

Favourite Quote: “Things never stay as they are, they always change”
Johns Father

Dave Tyler

Department: Trainer

Favourite Quote: “ Luck is just preparation waiting for an opportunity”

Image of dog alice

Alice

Department: Head of Hugs

Favourite Quote: “The best Therapist has fur and four legs”

Denise Mennim

Department: Functional Skills Co-Ordinator

Favourite Quote: “Alone, we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
Helen Keller

Sue Wright

Department: Maths Tutor

Christine Burrows

Department: Maths Tutor

Favourite Quote: “Believe you can and you are half way there.”
Theodore Roosevelt

Christine Phillimore

Department: English Tutor

Favourite Quote: “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass; it is about learning to dance in the rain.”
Vivian Greene