Our Bank of Resources

All the people coming along to share their ideas are in my network of friends, colleagues and contacts. They care passionately and want to help others, and I know you will find then all interesting, although some may challenge you more than others! I trust them, I hope you will too.

Coming along …. so far…..

A CEO of a 10,000 people business

A Social Marketing expert 

A Charity Leader

A Social Enterprise CEO

A Climate Change expert

A Brand & Design Expert

A Finance Director

A Successful Entrepreneur

A Management Psychologist

A Published Author

A Sales Director

George Kohlrieser

Business School Professor

Expert in high performance leadership.
Experienced hostage negotiator.
Clinical psychologist.
Author of ‘Hostage at the Table’ – secure bases and fostering a positive mindset.

30th March 2021
11.00 -12.00

Cindy Rampersaud

BTEC & Apprenticeships

Passionate about the vital role education and skills based learning can play in helping individuals make progress in their lives.

9th march 2021
11.00 – 12.00

David McRedmond

CEO An Post

Comany of the Year 2020

Started on the shop floor, never a specialist, a reluctant business person, in the UK, the United States and Ireland, but it all worked out well. I love work and love people.

16th March 2021
11.00 – 12.00

Sue Phillips

Social Entrepreneur

Demonstrated and passionate history of working on gender and social justice in the international development field. Sue founded and led Social Development Direct a leading edge business.

23rd March 2021
11.00 – 12.00

Aodha O’Connor

Chief Operating Officer – Centric Health

An accidental accountant with an interest in developing teams. Aodha has worked in leadership roles in companies providing professional services, telecoms, media, the health sector. The key dominator being the importance of having the right people with you who want to learn, develop and push boundaries.

27th April 2021
11.00 -12.00 UK

Bryan Raven

MD White Light

Director of White Light, a company specialising in supplying technology to the live events and broadcast industries employing over 200 people.
Bryan is a big believer in apprenticeships and ‘on the job’ training.

13th April 2021
11.00 – 12.00 UK

Vera Hegarty

Positive Psychology & Well Being Specialist

Setting up a Social Enterprise in Well-Being training after a career in the City. 
Completed an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and now supporting St Mungo’s Charity -‘ending homelessness, rebuilding lives’.

20th April 2021
11.00 – 12.00 UK

Sam Peck

MD EJ Taylor

E.J. Taylor & Sons is a family run construction business providing award winning services to a range of sectors from large developers to private homeowners.

6th April 2021
11.00 – 12.00

Teresa Arbuckle


Originally a marketing expert in successful companies such as
Heinz, Leapfrog Toys and Premier Foods, helping them grow sustainable businesses and accelerate their brands. Now MD of a highly successful home appliances brand.

Believing passionately in leadership and supporting others to be successful

4th May 2021
11.00 – 12.00 UK

‘Think more broadly than qualifications – who are you, how do you project yourself. Think about  ….how I am valuable to you?’