Corporate Team

Juliet Grayson

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Is an experienced trainer, facilitator, executive mentor and coach. Her work has been distilled out of a twenty-five year exploration of the ways in which people limit themselves at work, both personally and professionally. She combines her extensive business experience – she has run her own company for over twelve years – with a profound knowledge of NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming) and a deep understanding of systemic thinking. Juliet is known in training circles for her warmth, for the thoroughness of her trainings, and for her ability to maintain a sense of fun whilst challenging those behaviours that call for a change. She is a fully qualified counsellor and psychotherapist (UKCP) with a private practice in Chepstow, South Wales.

William Ayot

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Is a poet, playwright, workshop leader and speaker, He has over 25 years business experience, which, combined with his proven creativity, brings a powerful presence to any course he runs. He has a particular interest in the conversation between organisations and the arts, and a commitment to bringing soul and imagination to the workplace. As a founding director and later chairman of Olivier Mythodrama, William led groundbreaking leadership workshops and seminars, delivering at the most senior levels. His client list is a Who’s Who of world class organisations including, multinationals, NGOs and government agencies. William has worked at many of the world’s top business schools including INSEAD (Fontainbleau), Columbia (New York) and LBS (London). Whilst maintaining a working relationship with business educators and still delivering to a few select clients, William now concentrates on his writing. He still delivers his popular and entertaining keynote, The Poetry of Leadership, runs his Maximum Impact: Leadership Communication Masterclass and offers senior executives his powerful and incisive Maximum Impact Coaching. Writing includes the play Bengal Lancer, a poetry collection, Small Things that Matter, and the forthcoming anthology, E-Mail for the Soul: Poems for Organisational Life. William is a spokesperson for NACoA, the National Association for the Children of Alcoholics and a Patron of the Swan Project, Bristol.

Rob Mottram

Is a certified NLP trainer and development coach with over 20 years management experience. His career history includes sales, project management, marketing, training and professional development, both in the UK and internationally. Rob’s focus, as a training consultant, is not only to help people to be more effective, but also to enable organisations to become healthier and happier places to work. He works primarily in the areas of interpersonal skills, leadership, development and stress management. He is MBTI accredited (Myers Briggs Type Indicator).

Traci Finch

Is an inspirational coach/trainer who facilitates significant positive change for individuals and organisations. Her approaches to learning and personal development arise from a range of perspectives including neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) and transactional analysis (TA) and her own experience of 40 something years worth of overcoming what we call life and its challenges. Her background has included senior managerial roles within the Public Sector and over 10 years within the field of accelerated learning and development. and managing organisational change. She is an NLP Master Practitioner, certificated in TA and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. (MCIPD). She inspires hope and confidence towards new ways of doing things.

Victoria Gater

Has a background in psychology, and worked for ten years in the mental health and homelessness field as a trainer and group facilitator, in both local government and voluntary sector settings. She is fluent in British Sign Language (CACDP stage two). She was directly responsible for initiating a project to enable access for deaf people to the Mental Health services in Leeds. She currently works as a trainer and group facilitator in creativity, and personal development. She also has a private practice as a Transactional Analysis Psychotherapist in advanced clinical training.

Chris Hurn

Chris Hurn

Is an experienced trainer, coach, and facilitator, working regularly in the educational system. He specialises in courses related to team building, creativity, personal development, understanding diversity and meeting skills. His regular clients include dyslexic and deaf people. Having come from five years in Industry, he set up his own business fourteen years ago, so he understands the challenges of dealing with the public. He is about to complete a Post Graduate Diploma in Facilitator Training (IDHP: The Institute for the Development of Human Potential). He has a degree in Music and a Postgraduate Diploma in Orchestral Training.

Hilary Davis

Hilary Davis

Has 16 years experience in the Retail and Service Sector in Human Resources, in both Head Office and Regional roles, in rapidly expanding and changing organisations. As an Independent Business Trainer, Coach and Facilitator Hilary works across a wide range of industrial sectors and at various levels, with emphasis on increasing self-awareness, creating new thinking and practical application to the business environment. Hilary is an NLP Master Practitioner, certified in Myers-Briggs (MBTI), SHL/OPQ and FIRO. She holds a Diploma in Personnel Management and is a qualified Image Consultant.

Jon Chapman

Has twenty five years’ experience of business management, management consultancy and people development. Jon was chief executive of a medium-sized technology business in the chemical industry for fifteen years, having previously worked in industrial market research and as a business analyst and management consultant with the Hay Group. He led a policy group on sustainability and safety, health & environmental improvement, managing stakeholder relations with government, regulatory bodies and NGO’s for the UK chemical industry. In addition to a first class honours degree and an MBA, Jon has trained extensively in body-mind personal development techniques which he uses in his coaching and teaching work.

Debora Collister

Is an experienced teacher and facilitator who works in business, education institutes and local community. Her background as an actress took her travelling and performing internationally where she developed studies in movement expression and psychology. This led to a qualification in T’ai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung instructing. For the past 7 years she has been working in personal development and become a Master practitioner of NLP. Currently she combines her experience providing training with variety passion and fun

Mo Rye

Is a very experienced coach, facilitator and trainer. She has worked with thousands of individuals within the field of Learning & Development over the last 20 years. Running her own business she has regularly worked with large companies like IBM, small start-ups, local Councils, London NHS Trusts, private individuals and therapists and counsellors. She understanding the world of work and has come to believe that if you can recognise the impact that certain challenges and constraints have on us as individuals you can turn them into opportunities for personal growth. Mo is known for tuning into her participants needs and grasping their goals after which she will facilitate, guide, support and challenge each person to make the changes they are looking for. Her workshops are engaging, fun and insightful. Mo is a Master Practitioner in NLP and a fully qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist (UKCP) with a private practice in Pershore, Worcestershire.

Kate Lowry

Is a visiting tutor at Cranfield School of Management. She has over 20 years experience working in organisations as an Organisational Development practitioner covering 3 main sectors, Retail, IT and Financial Services. In organisations Kate has worked as a designer and implementer of key cultural interventions, change, leadership and management development programmes. She has run teams and implemented projects both in Europe and in the US. An experienced coach and facilitator of group and team development, Kate is known for the creativity and pragmatism she brings to the work she is involved in. She enjoys communicating complex ideas in a simple way, and helping people try out different ways of solving problems. A keen interest in individual potential led Kate to train as psychotherapist in Gestalt, Bioenergetics, and Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor.

Christina Shewell

Christina Shewell

Has worked in communication and voice for many years as communication skills trainer, theatre voice teacher, speech and voice therapist and university lecturer. She therefore has a wide experience of work with actors and public speakers, and the remediation of voice problems. She has worked with many companies and institutions to train groups and individuals in the effective use of voice in business, and has trained actors in both drama schools and major theatre companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company. Christina has a Masters degree in linguistics, and an honorary senior lectureship in voice at the Department of Human Communication Science at University College London. Christina has written and broadcast widely about voice and a recent publication is the book “Good Business Communicates across Cultures”, about the difference between Indian and British communication styles. She is the originator of the Voice Skills approach to vocal training and restoration, which she teaches throughout this country and abroad. Inter-action is proud to have Christina as their voice coach.

An interview with Stephen Fry and Christina Shewell as played on Radio 4 August 2009 as part of Fry’s English Delight programme on ‘Speaking Proper.’

Sally Potter

Sally Potter

Is an experienced, committed professional, with high-level, insightful people skills. Her specialism is motivating practising managers and leaders to convert work experience and personal goals into academic and professional achievements. She brings energy and diligence in enabling clients to tap into personal resourcefulness, through a purposeful, energetic training style offered within plenary, small group and one-to-one formats. Her focus includes helping clients to learn to manage the psychological impacts of organisational change on their personal and business effectiveness. Sally works in the areas of stress and conflict management, women’s empowerment at the emotional, intellectual and strategic levels, and in-depth emotional issues of clients ready to integrate the personal and the professional. By offering a range of contemporary applications of relevant psychological models to business challenges, she is able to help individuals and teams work through difficult blocks to their effectiveness. Sally trained in 2004 with the first group in the UK to be taught to use the Pesso approach in working with managers. 

Pete Mann

Pete Mann

Brings a specialist focus on the continuing personal and professional development of managers. His expertise is in designing and delivering innovative initiatives in experiential learning, knowledge conversion and applications of psychology to the personal growth of managers and leaders undergoing transition at work and in life. He uses individual and team feedback from advanced psychometric assessments of self, potential and performance to help diagnose individual and corporate performance patterns. A member of the first group qualified in 2004 as Pesso practitioners in the UK, Pete is a PhD and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and has consulted widely in Africa, Europe, South Asia and the Near and Far East. His publications are to strengthen practice, and include articles on action learning, tacit knowledge and the application of the Pesso system of psychotherapy to advanced managerial learning.

Simon Lawrence

Has been involved in organisational development and training since 1994, supporting organisations to make strategic business and cultural changes through training. Prior to working as a training consultant in the UK and overseas, he worked in local government for seventeen years, most recently as training manager at Coventry City Council. He has a Science Degree, a Management Diploma and is a Master Practitioner of NLP, and a Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development.

Inter-action has a network of associate trainers that we can call upon for particular areas of work. This gives us a greater flexibility in meeting our client’s needs.