We have a highly experienced and qualified tutor team – all of whom have extensive first-hand knowledge of their subject areas gained in a variety of sectors.

Most are qualified to Masters level and hold a wide range of qualifications at senior level.  All have worked in senior roles so have hands-on experience of leadership and management. They are highly experienced at delivering programmes face to face and virtually to learners of all abilities and backgrounds.

All tutors are DBS checked and are approved by all our awarding bodies. Full CV’s are available on request.

Our Senior Partners

Peter Waddell MA MCIM MEI

A leading change and service improvement innovator & specialist, Peter continually pushes the boundaries of strategic thinking and innovation, authoring several substantial management techniques. 

Peter is an accomplished course designer and has designed a wide range of complex gamified exercises for senior managers on our post graduate programmes.

Cherith Simmons Dip Ed (Froebel)

Founder of Cherith Simmons Learning and Development in 1989 and a leading HR and leadership specialist.

Cherith’s approach to leadership is dynamic and engaging.  Cherith has worked at the highest levels in a wide range of blue-chip and government organisations.

Jerry West BSc MSc AICS MInstLM

A highly qualified corporate governance specialist with significant leadership, change, finance and quality expertise. 

Jerry has a forensic approach to assessment design which underpins his other role as our Internal Verifier.

Our Accredited Associates

Debbie Davidson

A leading customer service, leadership and soft skills specialist.  

Debbie has worked for many blue-chip organisations. She has worked with us over the last 6 years delivering Level 3 and 5 management development programmes.

Sandra Hermitage

A highly experienced leadership and management tutor and a distance learning specialist.

Sandra is an accomplished and highly respected member of our tutor team. She has worked on programmes at all management levels and has specific skills in management apprenticeships.          

Paul Mason

A seasoned service improvement and leadership tutor with many years of blue-chip corporate delivery across the public and private sectors.

He has worked with us over the last 7 years and regularly receives high praise from participants for his insights and practical experience.

Beverley Froud

Beverly combines emotional intelligence with performance improvement and service skills.

Her many years of experience are valued by front line and operations managers especially.

Anne Louise Pemberton

A successful track record in leadership, customer service, performance and soft skills. She has worked for a wide range of leading customer facing organisations with high levels of service expectations. 

Anne is fully approved by our awarding bodies to deliver at all management levels.

Matt Brown

A skilled and resourceful leadership and performance improvement expert, with a long track record of successful training at all levels of management.

Matt brings a down to earth approach married to professional and academic rigour to his work and is well regarded by learners for bringing study to life.