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Teresa Carnall

Qualified Trainer and Social Media guru Teresa Carnall, owner of TBC Marketing, designs and develops all of her workshops. Teresa is an industry expert at delivering effective workshops that help take business owners to the next level. She is a highly respected marketer having helped hundreds of companies develop marketing strategies that work. Combine this with her straight talking style and sense of fun and you’ve got a workshop that’s both highly enjoyable as well as leaving you with the knowledge to take your business forward.

Rachel Jones

Rachel has more than 20 years experience of management, training and development in the hospitality industry. Originally from Cardiff, she lived and worked in Yorkshire and the North West before coming home to Wales in 2001. Now based in Snowdonia, Rachel’s company A470 Training helps small hospitality businesses to grow and develop, offering accredited courses in food safety, licensing and health and safety as well as bespoke courses and workshops.

Sue Wilmore

Sue is an experienced HR practitioner and advisor and before setting up her own HR consultancy ten years ago, worked as a HR Manager in both large public sector and private sector organisations for many years. She has lots of experience in working with small businesses across a variety of sectors and advising them on how to stay legally compliant whilst getting the best out of their people. Sue brings her pragmatic and fun approach to any training she offers and demystifies the requirements of employment and equalities legislation for the small business owner.

Bridgette Handley

Bridgette Handley is the Training Director of Zeta Learning 4 change, who designs and delivers her workshops.

Bridgette is an NLP practitioner and has been working in the field of training and development for the past 16 years. She founded Zeta Training & Development in 2001 and has since trained thousands of delegates in leadership and management skills, across all market sectors. Bridgette is passionate about delivering excellence and will be sharing her groundbreaking strategies to empower your business and your team.

Andy Thompson

Andy had over twenty years of engineering and manufacturing experience and moved into the world of Health and Safety after being on the receiving end of incorrectly managed Health and Safety procedures. With his ever growing array of knowledge Andy decided to share his expertise through creating a range of Health and Safety workshops. Building on his years of experience Andy also trains in First Aid as well as Food Safety. Andy’s workshops and short courses are always ‘entertaining, informative and educational’.

Marina Kogan

Marina Kogan is an International Life and Business Coach working with companies and individuals in UK, Russia and France. She delivers her programmes to corporate organisations and groups of individuals and is extremely well respected in the world of business and life coaching. Being a seasoned businesswoman herself, Marina identifies what it takes to start a business and succeed; how to be resilient in difficult times and how to run a successful business while staying true to your values and vision. It is these qualities, among others, that make Marina be a highly sought-after Business Mentor for Welsh Government to SMEs. The workshop is high energy and action orientated for all participants to develop their own strategy and empower themselves with tools to sustain their business.

Ian Mcdonald

Ian is an experienced engineer and entrepreneur with over thirty years of experience in the offshore oil and water processing industries. He is an Executive Coach and Leadership Mentor working with organisations who want to develop a more conscious way of working, supporting multiple stakeholders in this time of growing complexity and rapid change. Ian teaches at the University of Liverpool Management School and advises a number of organisations on the growth of SMEs.

Sue Jackson

Following a career as a Personal Assistant and Office Administrator, Sue qualified as an IT Trainer, establishing ByteBack Training in 1997. She has specialised in the delivery of Microsoft Office and bespoke ICT training for individuals and groups in the public and private sectors throughout the UK.

Ian Mawdsley

Ian Mawdsley is a professionally qualified business coach and trainer who has undergone extensive management training whilst working as a senior manager for some of the major companies in the UK. In addition to senior management in large multi-national companies, Ian has managed SME’s employing up to 150 staff and developed his own business employing 20 staff.

His experience as a hotelier and owner of 4 food retail outlets, together with focus on customer care as an ideal tool made WorlHost the obvious choice for business improvement.

Debbie Hunt

Debbie is an experienced trainer, facilitator, and coach, with a proven track record supporting and developing people and organisations through times of change.  Prior to becoming an independent consultant she worked for a global FTSE100 company, leading teams of up to 150 people and delivering business wide change programmes. She has a real passion for the ‘people side’ of business, knowing through experience that if you have a ‘people centred focus’ then your results will exceed your expectations.

Debbie has worked with clients across a range of industries within the public, private, voluntary and third sectors, helping them and their businesses deliver change, and supporting them to reach their full potential.

Carys Owen

Carys is an experienced business woman with years of experience under her belt. In addition to providing Business Training and Coaching she successfully runs an IT business and a domestic garage doors business. Her strong passion is in developing people. She unleashes their potential through combining her experience, energy, intuition, and pragmatic approach to learning and development. She believes strongly in capitalising on individuals natural styles and uses this as the basis for helping people to achieve both personal and professional goals. Carys is a qualified NLP practitioner and learning and development professional with 15 years’ experience of working at senior management level in international roles for large multinational originations.

Jon Williams

Jon is an online marketer, web design agency owner and web application veteran.  He has spent the last 25 years immersed in marketing and technology, the last 10 of which running the web design agency which he founded and still part-owns, plus a couple of online web application ventures.  Over those years, he has helped HUNDREDS of businesses build THOUSANDS of successful websites.  Jon has always been passionate about transferring his knowledge and expertise, and his latest business venture, Wild About Websites, harnesses this by giving business owners the tools and knowledge to succeed on the web.

Sid Madge

Sid has over 30 years’ experience working in the world of brands. Having worked at many renowned branding agencies such as Wolf Olins, Conran Design, Jones Knowles Ritchie and CGI his knowledge spans digital, product, environmental and identity design. His expertise have lead him to consult for many international brands like Visa, GKN, Smiths, GSK, Land Rover, Jaguar, Kia, Shell, Petrofac, The Really Useful Group, Sainsbury’s, Reckitt Benckiser and Heinz. He not only consults but also lectures at MBA level in branding and marketing.

Sid now spends most of his time delivering talks and workshops on brand, innovation and marketing to businesses, schools and colleges across Wales. He also lectures at many of Wales’ universities, colleges and schools. Through this work Sid impacts over 300 businesses and around 3,000 students a year.

Alan Hughes

Alan Hughes has a background of 30 years service with the then Gwynedd Fire Service and later the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, where he eventually served in the role of Watch Manager.  He maintained a very high standard of Service Delivery and was the Officer in Charge of countless emergencies during his career.
He has a vast experience of delivering Fire Safety advice to owners of private dwellings as well as instructing staff of residential care homes, industry and commerce. He also has instructor qualifications in a number of references and is the holder of an Introduction to Teaching certificate issued by University of Wales Newport .

Keith Stringer

Keith Stringer has more than 20 years of active international trade experience with a number of consumer goods and manufacturing companies. Including his own start up business, he has successfully established new brands in the USA, Japan and China. Travelling extensively and participating in trade exhibitions in numerous countries, he has recruited and managed agents and distributors throughout North America, Europe, Scandinavia and Asia. Since moving to North Wales, Keith works with Welsh companies to help establish and operate their export strategies, greatly helped by using his numerous long standing overseas contacts. The workshop explains why we should export, how to establish and manage an international trade strategy and how to build and market brands in a number of diverse overseas markets.

Justin Van Marle

Justin Van Marle, Director and Lead Photographer of Fresh Photography Ltd designs and delivers all of his workshops. Justin is an award-winning international commercial, wedding, and landscape
photographer with over 10 years experience. He is passionate about all forms of photography and has taught both photographic technique and business practice across the UK and has a full working knowledge of analogue and digital photography, the equipment and software use
d in its production (both image capture and manipulation), flash and continuous studio lighting as well as various forms of specialist photography including helicopter based aerial and underwater.

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