David Tomkinson MA FCIPD
Director
David has over 25 years’ experience in the retail sector, working with blue-chip organisations and is an experienced senior manager and developer of organisations and teams. He has a passion for releasing the potential of each individual, through involvement and engagement to minimise resistance to change. He is experienced at influencing at senior levels and getting down to the practical details to ensure effective implementation and ownership within client organisations. Using his approach based on minimising resistance, he has introduced culture change programmes into two large organisations, involving initiatives such as coaching, self-managed teams and 360’ feedback, achieving dramatic business improvements. He has a Masters degree in Management and Organisational Learning, is qualified in psychometric trait, Firo-B & Myers Briggs type assessment. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
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Anne Lashmar BSc MSc
Director
Anne has over 30 years' experience working in UK and internationally for and with blue-chip organisations. Her client and participant focussed approach to workshop design & delivery is clear, energetic and grounded in her beliefs about human capability. Her style of warm challenge develops trust and insight hand in hand. She spots what really matters and delivers on promises, one of which is that her clients gain energised, confident people ready to tackle challenges in new ways. Her enthusiasm is infectious. She is a natural coach who instinctively develops sustainable independence by co-creatively transferring skills to clients. She also lectures for Warwick Business School.
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Mick Roberts BSc CIPD -
Director
Mick is a highly experienced learning and development professional with over 25 years in L&D, OD and HR functions. He has worked closely with executive leaders, designing and delivering numerous interventions for managers at all levels in the retail and manufacturing environments. He joined the and team at the start of 2013 prompted by his desire to work directly with leaders and their teams. He has moved from an international blue chip retailer where he has enjoyed a successful career in both field based and support office based positions covering the UK and Ireland. He has been responsible for store management development, graduate programmes and supporting large scale OD changes. He was part of a small leadership development team responsible for senior leader and executive development who were shortlisted for a HR distinction award in 2012. He is a qualified coach, MBTI and Firo-B practitioner who loves working alongside individuals to enable them to appreciate their true potential and to explore how they can be at their best. He is passionate about exceptional customer service and helping organisations stand out from the competition.
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Ian Kaye ACIPD PGC
Director
Ian has over 15 years experience of working in General Management and Sales Directorship roles within several leading companies in the travel and leisure sector. A proven leader with a track record of success, Ian's results have always been based upon inspiring his teams and finding the motivational trigger in each individual. He is passionate about transformational leadership and helping people reach their maximum potential. Having led several remote teams both in the UK and overseas, Ian is experienced in creating a culture of ownership and responsibility where employee engagement is key. Ian has been personally involved in several change management programmes during corporate mergers and acquisitions and has seen how open and honest communication combined with a clear vision have created stronger, higher performing teams. After working with several external agencies, including andpartnership, in previous roles Ian is a unique position of understanding what businesses are looking to achieve and being able to help find the right solutions to their needs.
Colin Murray
Business Development Director
Colin has over 15 years of commercial experience in the health and beauty industry leading teams in buying, brand management, global sourcing, account management and business development. He builds and maintains outstanding relationships globally with people from all levels – from factory to boardroom, based on a foundation of integrity and fully transparent communication. Having held senior roles in multi-national retail and manufacturing organisations, he has built highly successful teams and led them through periods of significant change. These experiences have instilled a real passion for leadership, inspiring people to drive forward and deliver success as a team. In his role leading our business development function, Colin goes the extra mile to collaborate with our clients to deliver bespoke programmes that exceed expectations, creating a motivated team dynamic and driving sustainable business growth.
Ronnie Harris MBA, MCIM
Marketing Manager
Ronnie is an experienced marketer with more than 20 years in the professional corporate environment and is in strategic marketing, project management, PR and communications. Her expertise and knowledge encompasses corporate brand development, brand design and implementation together with practical experience in the design of marketing collateral including exhibition materials, corporate videos, brochures and branded merchandise. As a manager, Ronnie has always been keen to mentor her team and colleagues to help them with their own personal and career development. Her interest in leadership development lead to her join andpartnership in 2015, soon utilising her management skills to as a co-Facilitator, supporting her colleagues in delivering training programmes.
Sandra Green BSc
Senior Consultant
Sandra has over 15 years’ experience working within the field of people development and specialises in working with leaders to maximise their productivity and performance. Her approach is to work closely with leaders in understanding what makes them tick and where they are heading. Through a pragmatic and challenging coaching style Sandra enables leaders to achieve their and their team's vision and goals. Her belief is that coaching adds value through speeding up the process and ensures leaders do so with integrity and authenticity.
Fiona Moore
Senior Consultant
Fiona is a qualified coach, facilitator and leader of teams, working with both individuals and teams to drive higher performance, authenticity and greater engagement. She has enjoyed a career over the last 25 years with progressive growth in leadership development and talent management. She has done roles leading the talent & leadership development function, designing & facilitating programmes for a number of large organisations – operating with middle & senior leaders across all disciplines. Fiona has experience of design and facilitation of a wide range of learning interventions, including 1:1 coaching interventions, coaching for executive teams and leadership programmes covering a range of topics.
David Parton FCIPD
Senior Consultant
David Parton is a business consultant and coach with many years of experience in leadership and team development, and behavioural change management at board level of blue chip FTSE 100 companies. He has experience as an executive director of a multi million pound retail service business with a commercial results focus. David’s background includes operations line management as well as business strategy development and implementation. David’s main areas of focus are the Leadership and change management skills required to deliver results in today’s competitive and demanding environment. He works with leaders and teams in the private and public sectors and in professional sport to deliver organizational success and business results.
Mark Stephens ACIB
Senior Consultant
Mark has over 30 years’ experience in Senior Management and Executive roles across a broad range of Companies. He has held Senior and Executive management roles in credit, operations and corporate work outs and has been responsible for starting up a number of successful businesses. He successfully sourced Private Equity capital to start his own business which went from approval to full business operational launch (including regulatory approvals and IT infrastructure), within 7 months. Subsequently he was one of the founding Directors of Aldermore Bank Plc, the most successful challenger Bank to date, with over 900 employees.
Jess Long
Senior Consultant
With over 16 years in senior management experience in blue chip organisation, Jess improves business performance by working with business leaders and critical business teams. Since graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Business Studies, Jess has been head of HR in two major Plcs and also held two long term interim HRD roles. She's enjoyed a tremendous amount of professional development during her career to date, including the international development programme in Bass Plc, and Integral Leadership. She has also tutored and coached many other high potential people. She has a challenging, honest, creative and positive approach, supporting individuals, teams and organisations to define and achieve their goals.
John Ashton B.Ed (hons)
Senior Consultant
John is a people and organisational development professional who combines his broad range of skills as a creative and outcome focussed coach, facilitator, people developer and visual thinking practitioner with 15 years’ experience gained via exposure to a wide range of organisations across multiple business sectors in the UK and Europe. During the last few years, John has been focussing on using visual thinking approaches to help people see information more clearly, make linkages more easily and share ideas more effectively. His graphic facilitation approach encourages interaction, creativity and engagement in meetings, workshops and conferences.
Quentin Lillis FCIPD
Senior Consultant
Quentin has over 30 years’ experience working in a variety of sectors including retail, manufacturing and automotive organisations. Recent projects have included efficient performance management, implementing effective people practices, team working and organisation design including roles and structures, and recruiting, assessing and retaining talent. He is skilled at working with boards and leadership teams, helping them to identify the growth needs and change requirements of a business from a people and HR services perspective.
Andrew Kerry
MSC, CERT DIP FIN ACC.
Andrew has almost 30 years’ experience of working with people to implement change across the private, public and voluntary sectors. His background is in operational management leading teams ranging from 5-50 and services with multi-million pound budgets and up to 200 staff. He has undertaken work that crosses local government and NHS including establishing joint working partnerships. In the private sector, he has consulted on outsource programmes and developed innovative approaches to partnership working. His work on leadership development has been featured in People Management and on employee surveying as an IDS case study. He was a founding Trustee of the West Sussex Music Trust.