Roger McCartney MBA CMgr FCMI MCIM – Executive Director, CiEED

30 years in local government.  13 years employed by Chartered Management Institute, CMI. Member of Cumbria County Council Corporate Training & Development Team.  7 years experience of running own consultancy and event management business Performance Inspired, and 5 years setting up the Centre of International Executive Education & Development, CiEED.  Joint Chair of CIPD/CMI North West OD Forum, Member of CMI North West Regional Board.  Examples of management & leadership clients, Cumbria County Council (Top 50 and Senior 100 programmes), Carlisle City Council, JaguarLandRover, Bentley Motors, BAe Systems Submarines, Hospice of the Good Shepherd.  Accredited for CMI professional qualifications from Level 2 to Level 7 covering Management & Leadership, Coaching & Mentoring, Project & Programme Management, Public Leadership (Level 6), Professional Business & Management Consulting.  Also accredited to deliver Verax International diagnostic services – organisational and individual.  Culture improvement and employee engagement provider for An Even Better Place to Work.  Appointed as a CMI Chartered Manager Development Centre and CMI/Institute of Consulting  Approved Business Partner.

Anthony Burke FCIPD – Associate, CiEED

Expertise – organisational culture and values, organisational change management and development, strategic business planning, psychometric diagnosis (organisational, team and individual), HR business partnering, performance surveys and benchmarking, employee engagement, leadership, management and supervisory development, emotional intelligence, team development, experiential learning , real time on-line business simulations (Capsim Inc), action learning, coaching and mentoring skills development, executive mentoring, leadership and management competency frameworks and assessment, performance management and appraisal system development, balanced scorecard development, European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).  Over 20 years experience in organisational development, learning and development etc.

Anita Wild MSc HRD, Chartered CIPD, MCMI, FITOL, MAC – Associate CiEED

Trained in Design, Delivery, Assessment, Internal Verification, and APL of Management, Leadership and Coaching programmes. Performance Coaching, Career Coaching, Executive Coaching, OD/Business Process Re-engineering, Train the Trainer, Team Development, Open/Distance Learning Development.  34 years in learning and development.   Accredited for CMI, ILM and ITOL qualifications.

Keith Brown MSc MA BA MCIPD – Associate CiEED

Over 25 years in the HR and L&D sector.  Primary areas of expertise – Learning and development/Organisational Development/Talent Management.  All aspects of learning and development including management development and team development  (but not sales training).  Generalist HR including policy development, investigations, recruitment, development centres, career guidance, 1:1 coaching and facilitation.  Approved/accredited for – BPS Level A & B, Verax International diagnostics, Hogrefe Leadership Judgement Indicator, PCL Risk Assessment and D32/33/34.

Examples of contracts delivered:-
  • Middle Manager training for a large private engineering company
  • Leadership training for a large automotive company
  • Range of management skills training for large automotive company
  • Individual coaching for managers in large automotive company
  • Working the Room skills for a small firm of solicitors
  • Management skills training for local authorities
  • Chairing Skills for a Trade Association
  • Individual 1:1 coaching
  • Individual recruitment up to senior manager level
  • Travel and tourism up to L3 courses

Catherine Blades BA Hons Chartered FCIPD, MCMI – Associate CiEED

Management & Leaderhip Development Consultant/Trainer & Coach combining broad ranging training expertise with senior-level business leadership experience.  Results-driven and commercially focused with a proven track record in successfully designing, marketing and delivering management and professional skills training programmes.  Over 20 years involvement with learning and development and management and leadership development.  Authorised provider of mental toughness diagnostic and development tools.

David Baker MBA FIC FCMI – Associate CiEED

Career progressed from testing and quality, through R&D, Technical Sales, Sales & Marketing before moving into General Management.  Appointed MD of a group of manufacturing companies and then progressed into the role of Divisional Chief Executive of a multi-national Plc in the chemicals sector.  Gained experience of many roles within a growing company, including full P&L responsibility, which he now uses to help high growth and early stage businesses achieve their goals.  After selling this Division in 1996 David raised finance from a Venture Capitalist and banks to successfully complete the acquisition of a manufacturing company, followed some 4 months later by a second acquisition.  These two businesses were consolidated into one business operating from one site, from which he made an exit in 2001. Since then David has used this wide experience to work with pre- and early stage, as well as high growth businesses in many sectors, on business and strategic planning, raising finance, business development and organisational restructuring.  David has also lectured in Business Planning, Raising Finance, Sales & Marketing, as well as facilitating Action Learning Sets.

Grant Hamilton – Associate CiEED

Equality and Diversity Practitioner, Target Account Selling Practitioner, IIP Assessor Registration. Achievement of E11 and E31 in March 1999.  Accredited IIP Adviser registered with Yorkshire Assessment Ltd.  Registered Adviser with Yorkshire Assessment Ltd.  Advising client companies on business improvement – covering business reviews, developing & writing business plans, delivering workshops to directors, managers and employees on processes and procedures including sales and business process re-engineering, change management. designing, developing & delivering training programmes.  C.20 years in organisational and people development

John Morgan MBA C.Eng FCMI – Associate CiEED

An accomplished results-orientated Operations Director with strategic vision, entrepreneurial flair and a ‘can-do’ attitude able to identify and deliver opportunities for business improvement.  A logical and analytical post-graduate with a wealth of management experience in operations, strong team leader and motivator, effective communicator driven by the need to make a positive difference and manage change successfully. Strong financial awareness combined with proven planning and project management capabilities ensures that clear business objectives are set and delivered.  Deliverer of a range of management and leadership qualifications (CMI and ILM).

PGCE (Further Education), D32/33 A1 units. 20 years experience in learning and development.

Mike Smith MBA – Associate CiEED

Extensive knowledge of National Occupational Standards for Leadership and Mgt.  Executive Coach – for directors in a range of Small to Medium Sized Companies. Developing others through workshops, seminars, action learning, presentations etc.  Assessor and Internal Verification of qualifications.  Writing and development of learning materials, extensive use of Microsoft Office Software.  Networker – Chair of Lancashire CMI and Professional Institutes network.  Flexible – enjoy working with others to identify solutions and opportunities.  Team worker – working with and making use of others talents and skills.  Enthusiast – enjoy the challenge of change.

20 years experience in learning and development, leadership development etc.

Paul Finnegan MA Cert.Ed FCIPD CMgr FCMI FIFL QTLS – Associate CiEED

Paul has significant, senior level, experience in respect of the development of people and organisations.   He has worked successfully across five ranks in the police service and has held national positions in respect of police learning and development.  In recent years, having established his own company, he has undertaken challenging contracts worldwide.  Widely respected as highly motivated, innovative and culturally aware, Paul is skilled in capacity building, facilitating learning, trainer development, training design, leadership, change management, cognitive based coaching and evaluation.

Pat Wellock BA (Hons) PGCE ILM – Associate CiEED

Pat is an experienced lecturer/tutor and assessor in Management, Business, Law, Team Leadership.  Works within global distance learning, workshops, and one-to-one assisting students towards completion of qualifications.   Interests lie in the UK and international market to assist students to gain globally recognised qualifications.  Knowledge and experience in working to awarding body standards.  Designer, tutor, assessor and verifier of legal and management and leadership online/distance learning materials.

Helen Marshall MBA BA(Hons) CMgr FCMI MIfL – Associate CiEED

Helen Marshall is director of Helios People Development Limited and an associate of CiEED.  She is passionate about learning and development especially where it is competence based within the work environment.  Helen’s career includes senior managerial roles with responsibility for multi million pound contracts and 200+ staff, and an academic role at Newcastle University.  As a chartered fellow of the CMI and holding a range of teaching and management qualifications, Helen supports a range of individuals and organisations across QCF levels 2 to 7.  She is achievement focussed, approachable and professional with experience of face to face as well as online tutoring and assessment.

Antony Shearn MSc LL.B – Associate CiEED

A career Learning & Development professional with experience in financial services and technical computing prior to full-time consulting, Antony Shearn is equally familiar with both internal and external consulting roles. He is experienced in management and organisation development in technical and general environments, and has worked with individuals and groups at all levels

from front-line supervisory to CEOs.  Projects include developing a management team launching a new business, international programme for high potential graduates, accelerated learning system for engagement and performance management, international management development programmes, leadership development and change programmes, blended and online solutions, leading accelerated learning programmes etc.