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  • Executive education and key people development
  • SFEDI awards approved centre
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • ilm approved centre

Our People

Our team is our biggest strength. All are fully committed to our values and providing the best service we can to our clients and students.

Our senior team are:

John Parker
Director

John has worked in a variety of people development roles since graduating from university in 1983. He has been instrumental in leading our team to the forefront of impact based leadership and management education.

He has worked with the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) and other partners, including Edinburgh Napier University Business School to develop innovative, work place based routes to qualifications, linking academic and vocational education.

John is a Visiting Professor at Edinburgh Napier Business School, a member of ILM’s National Advisory Committee, a Fellow of ILM and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). He is youth convenor at his local rugby club, a qualified coach and referee and an officer in the Boys’ Brigade.

Janet Parker
Director

Janet has run businesses in both the training and finance sectors for over 20 years. During that time she has project managed a number of a high volume national training contracts for major clients.

Her team has a strong track record in managing and supporting people through their individual learning processes. This is something which is repeatedly cited by students as being critical to the achievement of their learning goals.

Janet is also a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management. She is a keen photographer, chairperson of her local youth theatre and is involved in several other community initiatives.