Our People

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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 such integrity, care and trust, 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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Tony Nicholls

Principal Consultant

BSc (Hons), MSc

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

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Rachael Geddes

Operations Manager

PA Executive Plus Diploma

Rachael brings an enthusiastic and friendly approach to the Mayvin team. An organiser by nature she thrives on helping and supporting the Mayvin team and clients.

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Pip Rowson

Marketing Manager

Pip develops and implements Mayvin’s marketing, communications and business development strategies. Her key skills are in copywriting, editing and research.

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Debbie Hannan

Programme 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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Holly Pattison

Programme Coordinator

Foundation Diploma

Holly is proactive, has a strong drive for results and a tenacity to achieve above and beyond.

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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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Linda Holbeche

Advisory Board Member

PhD

An acknowledged thought leader, Linda’s areas of interest and practice include strategy, leadership and sustainable high performance, organisation development and design, HR development and aligning HR with business strategy

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Philip Mix

Advisory Board Member

Phil’s consultant development interests are in intervention strategies, group dynamics, and use of self. He is a strong advocate of ongoing supervision for OD practitioners.

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Alison Vickers

Associate

BA (Hons)

In all her work with clients. 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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Carol Daniels

Associate Consultant

BSc, DMS, MSc, PhD

Carol specialises in helping senior managers to lead organisational change through developing effective behaviours and relationships. She is highly experienced in 1:1 and team coaching and the facilitation of senior management groups at critical decision points

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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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Clare Joghee

Associate Consultant

 
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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Don Gunther

Associate Consultant

MBA, BSc, CertCoach

Don’s insight and engaging style has enabled learning and application to real world business outcomes. He has created solutions which allow leaders and teams to gain insight and awareness of core strengths, challenges and potential areas of development

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Helena Clayton

Associate Consultant

MA, BA, MCIPD

Helena’s 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 her clarity

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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 transformation change programmes

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Noel E K Tan

Associate Consultant

CPF, MEd (RM), MSc (Strategic Studies), MEdMan

A process facilitator, dialogue practitioner, leadership coach and workshop curator, Noel’s best work is in melding organisational systems with the human spirit by transforming the way leaders inspire cultures of collaboration amidst disruptive change

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Patricia Van Overstraeten

Associate Consultant

MA

Patricia is able to understand deeply a client’s challenges and needs and to open up a conversation that helps them to see their own behaviour and patterns. What can remain how it is and what needs to be changed? Patricia helps people to find a way forward, plan together and create change.

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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

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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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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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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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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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

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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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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Val Sedounik

Associate Consultant

PhD

Val is a true trusted advisor and business mentor. She is known for providing new perspectives and ideas, and challenging conventional thinking. She has a wealth of experience in developing co-creative and collaborative designs and workshops.

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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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