Andy Bedwell has considerable HR and line management experience, drawn from both FTSE 100 organisations and global HR consultancy. He has worked with European boards to design key elements of HR strategy, as well as being responsible for implementing talent management, resourcing and development. He specialises in assessment and development of key and senior talent, but has also delivered programmes covering a wide range of the HR agenda.
Ann Edwards is based in the UK, and works as an HR & OD professional with large corporates, professional services and small companies (B2B & B2C) in a growth phase to help them transition to new financial ownership structures, or where they require additional people corporate governance to be successful in the next stage of their development. Her particular expertise is in designing and supporting succession and talent strategies. Ann has held a number of senior management and organisational development roles with ICL Fujitsu, BBC and the Hilton Group.
Deana Hirst has spent most of her career in people development, working in senior HR roles for large multinational businesses. Since 1996 she has worked successfully as a specialist development consultant. Deana’s experience ranges across the breadth of people development – from the creative design of complete programmes, through the delivery of individual events and 1:1 coaching, to the custom design and facilitation of self-insight and assessment programmes.
Patricia Hodgins has expertise in the design and delivery of programmes in leadership and management, team building, executive coaching, communications skills, diversity and equal opportunities, and work/life balance. She has held positions in areas as diverse as the theatre, advertising and recruitment consultancy and regularly runs programmes for London Business School.
Liz Kennedy worked as an HR practitioner in the pharmaceuticals industry before becoming a lecturer at the University of Westminster and management trainer. She has done extensive consultant work with the BBC and runs many training programmes in a great variety of public sector organisations.
Helen Lewis is a chartered marketer, specialising in working with SMEs to develop their business. Having spent several years as business development manager with business psychologists and other consultancies, Helen is now helping MLI understand and meet their customers’ needs.
Andreas Priestland has worked in leadership development and organisational change for almost 25 years, working with people at all levels, from board level to the front line, to help them make a difference to what they do. He has wide international experience including in China, the Middle East and the US, and has worked with clients in media, professional services, local government, energy, pharmaceutical and other industries.
Ginny Spittle specialises in organisation effectiveness. She has 25 years’ experience in large multinationals, supplemented by periods working in significant management consultancies. Her last corporate role was as Head of Global Resourcing and Development for the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies.
Brenda Voyce is an experienced senior OD, HR and change specialist. She has worked as senior OD consultant with the BBC, and as an HR/OD director in the NHS. Now a consultant and leadership and management trainer, she has particular expertise in culture change, engaging stakeholders, and designing and facilitating team and large group events.
Penny Thorley has previously worked for multinationals with a focus on management development and supporting businesses in transition. More recently her work has included designing and facilitating leadership programmes, providing 1:1 coaching and developing more effective business teams for multinational clients in financial services, government, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, retail and telecommunications. She is a member of the British Psychological Society.
Lisa Pickup corporate experience includes senior organisational development and HR consulting roles across diverse industry sectors, for leading organisations including FremantleMedia, HSBC, ABN AMRO, BP, Schroders and M&S, as well as clients in the public sector. Lisa is a skilled facilitator has significant expertise in the areas of organisational change, strategic resourcing and performance management. She also has strong project management and training design skills.

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