Meet the team

Our team brings a wealth of experience from across the education and charity sectors. We all love what we do, and are passionate about supporting children and young people.

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Annette Adkins

Executive Assistant
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Arti Sharma

Chief Executive Officer
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Claire Wilson

Senior Consultant Trainer
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Emily Huggett

Marketing and Campaigns Manager
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Gill Fewins

Business Development Manager
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Harry Freeman

Programme Manager
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Heidi Cooke

Customer Support Manager
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Helen Biro

Customer Support Officer
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Jenni Moore

Lead Consultant Trainer
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Jenny Perry

Programme Manager
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Joe Eccleshall

Customer Support Officer
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Jonathan Green

Marketing Communications Officer
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Julia Woodbridge

Head of Programmes
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Laura Codrington

Programme Coordinator
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Laura Lehman

Head of Marketing and Communications
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Léa Verlaguet

Digital Improvement Manager
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Lee Shergold

Senior Business Development Officer
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Melisa Brawls

Publications and Resource Officer
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Shirley Kennedy

Operations Coordinator
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Suzi Bowles

Senior Membership Officer
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Tom Ryan

Director of Products, Services and Impact
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Victoria Norris

Service Manager - Specialist Support
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Wendy Roden

Product Development Manager

Our Associates

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Adele Wilkinson

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Andrea Middleton

VRU Lead Consultant
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Bev Selway

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Carrie Thorne

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Claire Hargrave

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Jason O’Byrne

Associate Consultant Trainer (VRU)
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Julie Hall

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Lorna Love

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Marina Postlethwaite Bowler

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Miranda Collins

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Nichala Johansen

VRU Lead Consultant & Associate Trainer
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Nicola McAllister

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Penny Hermes

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Rachael Mann

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Sarah Gristwood

Associate Consultant Trainer (VRU)
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Sarah Norwood

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Siobhán Garrett

VRU Lead Consultant
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Suus-anna Harskamp

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Zoe Cary

Associate Consultant Trainer
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Zoe Warnes

VRU Programme Coordinator