Our People

Mayvin_James Traeger Director

James Traeger

Director

BA (Hons), PG Dip Psych, PhD

James is known for his wisdom, intuition and the depth of his knowledge. His sensitive and pragmatic approach, offering sound advice and thought provoking questions, enables people to master complex situations and find important truths that are out of sight.

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Martin Saville

Director

MA (Oxon), MBA

People trust Martin, they feel better about themselves and the world after spending time with him. The thing that enables this is the strong relationships he develops, with integrity, care and trust – relationships that last well beyond the confines of any piece of work.

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Sarah Fraser

Director

BA (Hons), MSc

Sarah’s clients value her for her keen insight, her strategic foresight, her wit and her ability to make useful connections, in relationships and thinking. She is inspired by working with individuals and teams to promote culture change and drive innovation.

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Carolyn Norgate

Carolyn Norgate

Principal Consultant

BA, MSc, PG Cert Coaching, Chartered FCIPD

Carolyn is passionate about developing the adaptive capacity of people and systems to learn and thrive. She is known for her leadership, relationship-based approach and strategic and creative thinking. Carolyn brings both a mindset and set of methodologies from complexity science to her work.

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Sophie Tidman

Principal Consultant

MA (Oxon), Associate Certified Coach (ICF)

Sophie’s clients value her for her intuitive insight, her playful style and her ability to come to the essence of the issue at hand. She is inspired by the power of human connection and compassion to make change in the world.

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Tony Nicholls

Tony Nicholls

Principal Consultant

BSc (Hons), MSc

Tony brings a strategic perspective, creating space for clients to understand their contexts and to reflect on their ways of working. Clients value his calm, reflective and occassionally challenging presence.

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Rachael Geddes

Head of Operations

Rachael brings an energy and enthusiasm to the Mayvin team, listening and responding to what others and the business needs.

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KATRINA SHOESMITH

Katrina Shoesmith

Business Development Manager

 
Katrina is often the first port of call for our clients, and her warm and welcoming communication style fosters good conversations that place our clients at the centre of our work.

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CLAIRE NEWELL

Claire Newell

Marketing Manager

BSc (Hons), CIM Postgrad Diploma

Claire is passionate about people and making real connections. With a positive outlook and bright character, she is the creative force that drives Mayvin’s marketing team.

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Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith

Client Coordinator

Charlotte instantly builds rapport and connection, relates well to others and communicates effectively.

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DEBBIE HANNAN

Debbie Hannan

Client Coordinator

Debbie has a methodical and thoughtful approach to her work with Mayvin. A friendly and helpful communicator, Debbie thrives on working as a team to provide integral support to both the Mayvin team and clients.

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Coral Huggins

Operational Support Administrator

Coral is a keen learner with a can-do attitude who always strives to do her best and calmly approaches whatever the task or challenge. Coral is a team player and is always willing to help our were needed while working independently and managing her own task list. 

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Suria Lonsdale

Marketing Coordinator

Suria values the importance of strong communication skills, and prides herself on her own as she feels they are key in forging strong, successful relationships. Suria is both creative and organised in equal measure and assists Claire in running the marketing side of Mayvin.

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Tony Fraser

Chair of Mayvin

 
Tony works to create a climate in which people want to know and apply their strengths. He is particularly interested in developing effective patterns of behaviour needed for outstanding leadership, both individual and collective.

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Alison Vickers

Alison Vickers

Associate Consultant

BA (Hons)

Alison brings a distinctive mix of research, creativity, empathy and challenge to ensure that there is real and meaningful impact.

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Anne Painter

Associate Consultant

 
Anne’s style is client-focused, highly professional, engaging, open, knowledgeable and insightful with the right balance of support and challenge. Her focus is on leadership development, interpersonal effectiveness and high-performance team building.

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Mayvin Carol Daniels Associate Consultant

Carol Daniels

Associate Consultant

BSc, DMS, MSc, PhD

Carol specialises in helping senior managers to lead organisational change through developing effective behaviours and relationships.

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Caroline Bottrell

Caroline Bottrell

Associate Consultant

MCIPD BA (Hons)

Caroline is passionate about helping leaders be the best they can be, in order to deliver for their stakeholders, their organisation, their people and for their own personal growth.

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Cathy Korn

Associate Consultant

MA(Oxon), MAC, MBPsS

Cathy’s style is to work supportively but also to be challenging in the relationships with her clients, to offer honest feedback and to challenge the status quo; to facilitate learning beyond the superficial; and to seek ways forward to produce real and lasting change.

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Chris Williams

Associate Consultant

Chris has over 20 years of experience in delivering management and leadership development programmes to the public and private sectors. He has a particular interest in diversity and new models of leadership.

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Cindy Cox

Associate Consultant

BA (Hons), MSc

Cindy is at her best getting alongside others to enable growth and collaboration through focussed inquiry, deep listening, and sensitive challenge.

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CLARE JOGHEE

Clare Joghee

Associate Consultant

BA Hons, MSc, Dip

Much of Clare’s work focuses on strengthening relationships and team dynamics in senior teams, whilst addressing strategy development, organisation congruence, and managing lasting and sustainable change.

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Dorothee Stoffel

Dorothee Stoffels

Associate Consultant

BA/DipSW, MSc and MA

Dorothee is an experienced Organisation Development Consultant and Executive Coach with many years of experience of supporting individuals, teams and organisations through major change.

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Helena Clayton

Associate Consultant

MA, BA, MCIPD

Her approach is rooted in academic depth and rigour which she balances with a deeply practical way of working always seeking to ask ‘so what? and to make learning useful. She balances support with challenge and is known for her compassion and clarity.

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Kate Firth

Kate Firth

Associate Consultant

BA (Hons) MA, PGDip, PGCert

Kate has a background in theatre, counselling, psychology and voice and applied linguistics, which makes her uniquely placed to work with the complexities of human relationships and communication as expressed through the voice, body, and words.

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Liz Finney

Associate Consultant

MA (Cantab)

Liz is known for her ability with people, her sharp wit, warmth, insight, and academic rigour. She quickly establishes rapport with clients and is effective in encouraging real and productive debate and reflection.

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Liz Goold

Associate Consultant

 
Liz is highly experienced with exceptional communication and leadership skills and a strong track record in leading personal and team transformational change programmes.

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Olivia Margo

Associate Consultant

Postgrad Cert, MA

Olivia specialises in organisational dynamics and leadership. She works to support leaders to make sense of their experiences in role and take purposeful action with accountability for the impact.

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Paul Mulligan

Associate Consultant

Paul’s coaching style is person-centred. He designs coaching programmes that are tailored to the individual’s needs, working on how we create our experiences through words and language.

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Pete Hamill

Associate Consultant

MSc, BSc (Hons), CertCoun, Master Somatic Coach (MSC)

Pete is interested in leadership and personal development, including the role conflict plays in organisations and society. He is passionate about supporting leaders to deliver change in organisations, and maximise potential.

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PETER LAWRENCE

Peter Lawrence

Associate Consultant

Peter has a passion for building partnerships with people around a shared purpose. He is able to make the theory of change relevant and meaningful within the operational environment.

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Philippa Morris

Associate Consultant

MA, MSc, BA (Hons)

Philippa’s experience of senior roles and her training as an organisational change consultant means that her approach is leading edge, empathetic and grounded in the real world of work.

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Rachel Rann

Associate Consultant

Rachel’s approach involves paying attention to the human dynamics, organisational structures and wider contextual factors that support or impede organisational performance.

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Richard Hale

Associate Consultant

BA (Hons), DMgt, MA

Richard is known for his ability to pose challenging questions to support learning. He is a specialist in action learning based organisation development and the creator of the higher education accredited Action Learning Question methodology.

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Rita Evans

Rita Evans

Associate Consultant

PG Dip, PG Cert
Rita is known for her humility, creativity, sense of fun and ability to build trusting relationships. Her clients value her supportive challenge, strategic insight and ability to make connections across the whole system. She brings an energy and a passion to tackle the root cause of issues and ‘model the change we want to see’.

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Mayvin Satu Kreula Associate Consultant

Satu Kreula

Associate Consultant

MSc

Satu is attracted to challenges that require bridging a gap and bringing people together across a variety of divides, including ones within themselves. She helps people improve their ability to work productively and lead effectively on a global scale.

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Mayvin Seema Arora Associate Consultant

Seema Arora

Associate Consultant

MBA

Seema’s strengths lie in her ability to quickly form and develop relationships and becoming a trusted advisor. She is a skilled facilitator who loves helping clients unpick their knotty challenges and find renewed excitement in achieving business objectives.

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Sharon Brockway

Associate Consultant

Sharon has an informal yet insightful empathetic style, individually tailoring her approach to achieve the best outcomes for leaders and their organisations. She has a warm yet challenging approach, creating a trusting environment in which robust feedback can be given.

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Shelly Hossain

Associate Consultant

BA, PGdip, MBA, NTL

Shelly has passion and courage to support organisations to enhance their Inclusion practice. She works at the individual, group and organisational level to understand the complex dynamics of diversity work.

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Steve Hearsum

Steve Hearsum

Associate Consultant

MSc, BA, HSDP

Steve supports and challenges clients to find their edge and stretch when what they are after is more than simply ‘better sameness’.

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STEVE TARPEY

Steve Tarpey

Associate Consultant

MA

In addition to his formal training, it is Steve’s ability to draw upon many years’ experience as a practising manager and leader in a variety of settings that makes his approach so effective. Put simply, one of Steve’s core skills is bringing together diverse groups of people with a wide variety of views and backgrounds and helping them to work together effectively.

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Mayvin Sue Belgrave Associate Consultant

Sue Belgrave

Associate Consultant

BA (Hons), DipFRCD

Creating the environment in which voices can be heard (with the wisdom of hindsight!) is central to Sue’s work. Sue has run more than 100 large group interventions across all business sectors. She specialises in participative ways of working.

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TOM KENWARD

Tom Kenward

Associate Consultant

BSc, MSc

Tom is committed to drawing the best out of individuals and teams, co-creating approaches that enable learning and deliver results. Employers and clients say they value Tom’s knowledge, collaborative approach and a keen eye for what needs attention.

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Tory Strethill-Wright

Associate Consultant

BSc (Hons)

Tory brings a wealth of hands-on experience working at board level in FTSE 100 companies to scope, design and deliver business transformation. She is passionate about helping leadership teams to lead their organisations more effectively through complex change.

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Mayvin Val Sedounik Associate Consultant

Val Sedounik

Associate Consultant

PhD

Val relishes her role as a trusted advisor and thought partner for business leaders, providing strategic leadership in designing and delivering both small- and large-scale change initiatives, either on a local or global basis.

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Vee Halliwell

Associate Consultant

BA (Hons) DipM FCIPD

Vee is innovative, entrepreneurial, insightful, focused and compassionate. She enjoys working with complexity and offers openness, flexibility, energy and integrity.   


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