Gemma joined TiA full-time in 2013 following a 10 year career in the Water Industry, where she entered the profession as a scientist and process engineer and concluded with regional responsibility for sector operations. As well as having valuable line management and budget responsibility Gemma designed and implemented employee engagement projects for her division. Gemma’s background in science and engineering means that she has first hand practical experience of operations, which is reflected in her pragmatic approach to leadership and people development.
She is experienced in process and project management, with particular expertise in the design and implementation of quality standards and employee engagement projects.Gemma’s current assignments are in the design and delivery of leadership and personal impact workshops for the Capital Markets division of Credit Suisse. Design and delivery of an induction and teambuilding event for the prestigious Sloan Programme, working for London Business School. She is responsible for establishing TiA as an Approved Centre for providing Level 5 Leadership & Management programmes for the Institute of L&M as well as the delivery of ILM Level 5 programmes for a facilities management client.Gemma’s qualifications include a certified practitioner of MBTI Step 1 (OPP); PGC Management, Exeter University; University Degree in Biotechnology and Masters in Bio-reactor Systems
Having joined the TiA team in 2006 and now a Director, Juliet is responsible for the daily running of the company, managing the operational and financial requirements. In her current role she frequently supports the delivery of our European programmes combining a logistics role with small group facilitation, working alongside the main delivery team.
Juliet is passionate about mental and physical wellbeing and personal development. Outside of work, she spends much of her time in the outdoors, walking or running the Cornish coast and countryside with family and friends.
Since establishing TiA in 1989, Chris has worked at board level with many of our public and private sector clients, where he has a direct involvement in service delivery as well as fulfilling the role of Managing Director with responsibility for quality and client relations.
Chris’ areas of expertise are in Organisational Development (leading cultural change, embedding values and behaviours): Experiential Learning (management and leadership development; teambuilding; project management). Board Support (top team development, executive coaching).
Gillie works closely with the client to understand the values and behaviours which reflect the organisational culture. From this point, powerful scripts and scenarios can be developed, and actors are briefed in the language and behaviours that accurately represent the organisation.
Forum theatre and skills workshops enable individuals to practice interpersonal skills that result in more effective interactions, in a safe and challenging environment.
Gillie has a background in voice and human communication, and continues to lecture and present in this field. She brings this expertise to designing and delivering bespoke workshops and masterclasses in presentation and personal impact masterclasses. She also offers individual leadership and voice coaching where requested.
Gillie’s recent work has included Zurich Insurance, Rolls Royce, Swiss Re, Kuehne & Nagel, Altium Capital, NHS Team Leaders & Clinical Educators.
In addition to being an experienced consultant and facilitator Philip is also an actor and uses theatre, storytelling and role play as a tool for experiential learning and development. With TiA he has designed, developed and delivered theatre-based training courses to Rolls Royce, Sainsbury’s, Highways Agency, NHS England, London Business School and Wrigleys.
Philip is part of our core delivery team currently working worldwide on the Leadership and Talent programmes with Zurich Insurance; Kuehne+Nagel - Global Talent and Management Awareness programmes; Credit Suisse - Teambuilding and Personal Impact sessions; designing and leading our ongoing Team Development & Leadership Awareness work with Stagecoach UK, North America & Europe.
Within TiA, Rachel heads up many of the executive coaching assignments and senior management team development workshops, where she uses her experience in the business and counselling arenas to bridge the personal and organisational challenges faced when implementing change.
Rachel is a member of the IPD, EMCC and the British Association of Counselling at Work, and has presented research papers at an International Mentoring Conference.
Jani’s focus and skill set covers include critical decision making; living your values; stress management; resolving conflict; leading with conviction; outperforming expectations; personal communication and impact.
Jani is currently working with the CEO of a national charity (net worth £75m) to develop strategy and build a cohesive Board and Executive. He is also coaching the Managing Director of a £10m private healthcare firm to build her executive team to deliver against stretch targets. He is coaching Commanding Officers of the Royal Navy’s Maritime Reserve Units to deliver against HMG’s performance targets.Jani is also designing and delivering leadership development programmes for numerous UK businesses, including; Clydesdale Yorkshire Bank; NHS Trusts; Willmott Dixon Construction; Team GB
Jani’s qualifications include BSc and MA; Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management; Level 7 qualification in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring; MBTI practitioner.
Maria is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and is currently working with TiA leading the delivery of Zurich’s Leadership Discovery programme in LATAM.
Maria has worked extensively in Latin America facilitating courses on topics such as Service Excellence, Rewards & Recognition, Coaching in the Moment, Effective Communication, Conflict Management and Teamwork.
Through her own consulting firm Maria offers services such as cross-cultural training, global team management, diversity and inclusion, and leadership business acumen.
Currently Maria is implementing a diversity and inclusion initiative for Casa Herradura in Mexico. She is also involved in the design and delivery of service excellence training, delivered to 1,000 employees at Nokia Siemens Networks and more recently leadership development for Nokia in Latin America.She also works with a number of clients in the intercultural arena, including Banco Santander, Philips and Diageo.
Maria is a certified practitioner of DISC, SDI and COI; Graduate and member of Global Coaches Network; University Degree in International Relations; Masters in Management and Organizational Development.
Thomas has in depth sector knowledge in Manufacturing, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Information Technology and Financial Services. As a generalist working at Board level, Thomas advises top management and provides cost-effective solutions for building up HR organisations. He has experience in large M&A projects and has been in charge of post-merger integration and other organisational or cultural change projects.
Working as an Associate with TiA since 2012, Thomas's primary geographical scope is: France, Germany and Switzerland. He is fluent in French, German and English.
He re-trained in evidence-based theories including cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnotherapy, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy, and completed an MSc in Psychology (Mental Health and Well-being). He is the founder of Present Future Self and provides 1-2-1 therapy and transformation programmes for leaders, alongside workshops and seminars on all aspects of mental health and performance within business and education. Barry specializes in stress, sleep, self-development, and high performance. He also teaches and coaches up-and-coming therapists at the UK College of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy.
Barry has supported TiA as a facilitator running small group workshops, most recently focusing on trust, belonging and resilience.
Since becoming an independent consultant and facilitator, Mathewe has worked with groups across a range of industries, from executive boards to project teams. Central to Mathewe's approach is challenging people to think differently about issues they face and encourage cognitive diversity amongst groups. By challenging them to think more innovatively and strategically, Mathewe helps teams to solve complex problems, generate innovative ideas, explore opportunities and ultimately make better long-term decisions.
Georgia's acting career has involved film, theatre and radio and she has experience making training films in a variety of contexts. She has worked both nationally and internationally as both an actor and facilitator. Georgia works under the umbrella of our valued partners ActorFactor and is passionate about helping people to fulfill their potential and making an impact in the workplace.
Lucía collaborates with ActorFactor specificallly on their Spanish-speaking programmes. With a profound love for the tasks she undertakes, she believes in the enormous potential of empathy and knowledge to transform every workplace.