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Meet the team


Greg Brown


Greg has over 30 years successful experience as an HR and Development professional, much of his career has been spent at senior level, operating as Corporate Director, Chief Executive and Board member.

Greg has attracted a team of highly talented People Management and Development experts who share his aim to enable people, teams and businesses identify and overcome actual and perceived barriers to progress and success, enabling them to realise their potential and high levels of achievement.

A generalist ‘by trade’ Greg specialises in Leadership Development, Facilitation, Team Building, 360 degree feedback and Coaching. Greg is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a qualified Executive Coach, a member of the Institute of Directors, and is coach and mentor and confidant to numerous Chief Executives, Board level Directors and staff at all levels.

Greg is an experienced and sought after trainer, executive coach/mentor, facilitator and conference speaker, HR 'expert' for the Entrepreneur's Business Academy and a regular contributor to Inside Housing, EBA online and other professional journals.


Cathy Walsh


During her near 30 year HR career Cathy was a co-founder of a number of recruitment firms, including Resources International Plc,

Cathy leads our Senior Executive Recruitment Team and successfully delivers major permanent and interim recruitment and development campaigns, change programmes, assessment and development centres for recruitment and restructure and works with Board and Senior Executive teams and individuals in support and development.

Cathy accreditations include:

Occupational & Personality Questionnaire (OPQ) license holder (SHL)

Saville Consulting Wave license holder

Certified Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (PP)

Certified Practitioner of Time Line Therapy (PP)

Certified Practitioner of Hypnotherapy (PP)

Certified in Personal Profile Analysis (TIM)

Certified in Human Job Analysis (TIM)

Member of the British Psychological Society

Sintia Drebniece


As a skilled Assessment and Development Consultant trained in psychometric testing, Sintia is a key member of the recruitment team. As well as running recruitment projects and development centres, Sintia carries out investigations and review projects, helping clients in identifying, planning, implementing and developing Recruitment strategies and systems.  Her qualifications include:

Level B Psychometric Assessment / Development Testing (OPQ)         

Level B BPS Qualification                                                            

Level A BPS Qualification                                                            

Level B Psychometric Assessment / Development Testing (16PF5)

PRINCE2 Project Management                                            


Martin Evans

Martin’s 25 years experience in managing, starting and developing service businesses both in the UK and internationally has provided close understanding of the dynamics of the challenges they face.

For much of this time Martin has provided outsourced HR support to private businesses, social businesses and charities. He has developed a range of practical and cost-effective tools to assist effective people management and specialises in providing practical day to day ‘people problem’ solving and employment law/contractual advice.


Julie Lord

A strategic consultant with experience in designing, leading and delivering change/management development programmes for organisations across all sectors, and with particular expertise in the not-for-profit sector.  A skilled course leader with expertise in 360 degree feedback, development centres, action learning sets, coaching and delivery of learning modules, project sets and programme evaluation.

A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, qualified in coaching for high performance, level A & B in Occupational Testing (BPS) and Psychotherapy/Hypnotherapy (incorporating NLP techniques).


Sue Douglas

A pragmatic Consultant, Trainer, and Coach, with fourteen years experience of balancing best practice with commercial solutions for social enterprises, public and private sector clients. Sue has set-up and enhanced numerous people development functions, successfully implemented many people development solutions, and facilitated the creation of new visions, driving goals, and values for organisations. Qualifications include: 

  • BPS Level A Occupational Ability Testing
  • BPS Level B Personality Assessment (Hogan Personality Inventory)
  • Executive Coaching Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma in Training & Development
  • BarOn EQ-i & EQ360 (Emotional Intelligence)
  • Risk-Type Compass (Personality & Attitude to Risk)
  • Profile:Match (Personality & Competency)
  • Thomas International Personal Profile Analysis
  • NLP Practitioner


Rachael Clow

Rachael’s career has included a successful career in managerial positions with Virgin Atlantic, before she retrained as an Executive Coach. Her Executive coaching clients include BT, Virgin Active, Shepherds Bush Housing Association, Virgin Atlantic, UNUM, Cable and Wireless and in the NHS where she has been a much sought after Executive Coach with NHS South East Coast and NHS West Sussex, especially following her work delivering 360 Degree Feedback

Rachael's accreditations include BA Hons PSY/BMA. MNLP. Diploma Corporate and Executive Coaching.

Marcus Tofts


As former European HR Director for Havells Sylvania, HR professional at Unilever, Marcus is well rounded HR generalist with experience gained in a variety of organisations.

Marcus' key specialisms include HR Strategy, change management, creativity and innovation, Executive Coaching, UK & European Law, recruitment, policy creation and development. Marcus also undertakes absence management and investigations into employee ‘problems’ such as Whistleblowing and Grievances.

Mary-Ann Nossent

Mary-Ann works across the country on equality projects, covering the nine protected characteristics identified by the Equality Act 2010 - Age, Disability, Gender Reassignment, Marriage & Civil Partnership, Pregnancy and Maternity, Race, Religion or Belief, Sex, and Sexual Orientation.  Her speciality is disability and access, with understanding of ‘reasonable adjustments’, and the undertaking of equality impact assessments.  

She has worked with directors and senior staff to develop equality policies, designed and delivered training to imbed equality in the workplace and developed strategies for employees to understand both organisational and personal obligations under the current equality legislation. Mary-Ann has undertaken in excess of 200 access audits in different types of businesses and is a Board member of the Institute of Equality and Diversity Practitioners (IEDP) and the Centre for Accessible Environments.


Dawn Newey

Dawn Newey is a qualified coach, MBTI practitioner and change management consultant specialising in performance development, career transition coaching and organisational development.


Dawn began her career with Barclays Bank and progressed to senior management where she gained a broad range of experience at regional and national level in leadership, organisational development, performance & career transition coaching, operational & strategic change management, risk management, and corporate lending. 


Dawn’s work focuses on empowering individuals to achieve their goals and supporting organisations to deliver transformational change


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