Meet the Ingenious team
Kev founded Ingenious Performance on the belief that performance and learning in any discipline come through the experiences we have. We learn in service of what we care about, and incorporate improved habits based on incremental practice, feedback, reflection and refinement. At Ingenious Performance, this philosophy underpins everything we do, to create world class performance experiences. This deep understanding has led to working with tens of thousands of leaders in large scale global businesses, assisting them to take their performance to the next level.
Mark works as an executive coach, leadership consultant and behavioural change expert with a deep expertise working in Pharmaceuticals, Retail, Government and Consulting in a career spanning 30 years. He believes that everyone has the right to be inspired by what they do and brings intense curiosity, backed up by decades of experience working in big, fast moving, complex, global organisations to deliver results for our clients.
Beth is a leadership and personal development consultant and coach with a breadth and depth of experience across media, retail, Government, financial services and the third sector. Beth believes that when we experiment, we learn – and when we learn, our performance improves. Consequently, she is adept at creating a safe, fun and authentic environment for individuals to try out new skills and ideas that can add value and create results for our client organisations.
Dan is a learning and development consultant with over 15 years experience. He has worked in-house as well as an external consultant and in a wide range of environments, sectors and cultures. He has an energetic and engaging style when in the training room that quickly puts participants at ease. His focus is on addressing the key behaviours required in any situation to move it forwards and ensuring that these are conveyed in as practical and pragmatic way as possible.
Sam is a Business Psychologist who has worked for 20 years helping organisations achieve commercial success. He has particular interest and expertise in leadership development, team development, resilience and organisational culture. At the heart of his approach is an ability to facilitate dialogue and unlock the often hidden, irrational and unpredictable dynamics in human relationships. He has held senior leadership and OD roles in GlaxoSmithKline, Investec, and Diageo. He is a Principle Founder member of the Association for Business Psychology.
Sarah is an experienced executive business coach, facilitator with experience of working across numerous sectors. Sarah has an engaging style of facilitation and delivery supporting clients to deliver tangible results with authenticity and confidence.
Claire partners with organisations to create and facilitate impactful leadership development and behavioural change programmes. She focuses on asking great questions that really challenge thinking and lead to in-depth understanding. This is foundation for her solutions that make development part of the way things are done to get results for individuals, teams and whole organisations. Claire’s career has led her to work with a huge range of diverse companies and people, each one helping to build their own and her capability.
Cath is an inspiring learning and development specialist, whose particular strengths are in building the leadership and personal skills of managers and in creating strong, effective teams. She is particularly skilled at helping managers achieve great results through their people, so that organisations realise lasting business benefits. With extensive expertise in developing staff and managers at all levels in the private and public sectors, her focus is on strengthening the individual skills and interpersonal relationships that ultimately drive an organisation’s success.
Alex is a leadership and organisation development expert with a drive to support international non-Governmental organisations (INGOs) and national charities to become more effective, focused and kinder places to work. She is an expert facilitator and coach and balances high levels of support and challenge to enable individuals, teams and organisations to have the difficult conversations they need to in order to get important work done.
Tim is a qualified and experienced coach and facilitator. He specialises in facilitating experiential learning that is anchored in Emotional Intelligence. Equally at home developing individuals, leaders and teams; Tim’s focus is to provide development that inspires and enables people to implement their learning by changing existing or creating new habits.
Catrina is a facilitator, coach and leadership consultant with a rich range of experience gained from working with leaders at board level through to first appointments. She loves helping individuals develop the quality of their thinking, judgement, skills and confidence and believes that once people find their leadership courage and purpose, anything is possible.
Luke brings a set of skills to the field of performance development, one that is rooted in psychology, performance and behavioural change, acquired over 25 years worth of experience. His mantra is to ‘learn by doing’ and always enjoys the challenge of working with participants to help facilitate this.
Shelley has worked professionally as an actor and screenwriter, and has several years of experience as a Business Role Player both in the private and public sector. Shelley has also brought this experience to writing and developing learning experiences for Ingenious Performance - where she strives to create tailored and bespoke scenarios for clients. Shelley is a firm advocate of the power of experiential learning having seen the benefit that participants get from learning by doing, and she is passionate about providing detailed and evidence-based behavioural feedback to maximise learning for delegates.
Jerry has over 20 years experience as a Business Role Player and works with a passion for experiential learning & drama based development that delivers results. Jerry always brings energy to the experiences we create and prides himself on his ability to quickly understand the client & it's culture.
Victoria works as a business role player with her expertise focusing around practising meaningful conversations, inclusive leadership, challenging unconscious bias and micro-behaviours impacting on performance. Over 12 years, she has helped performance transformation in national and local government, media, technology and retail. Seeing at first hand the transformative change in delegates resilience and confidence when they challenge themselves in the IP learning space is a huge personal driver for her.
Kate has worked as Business Role player and Facilitator since 2001. She is passionate about creating lasting behavioural change through experiential learning, and believes in giving honest, supportive feedback in order to enable this. Learning is reciprocal and she relishes discovering more from every interaction with participants, at all levels of management and across many sectors.
Lucy has worked in a learning and development capacity, in the public & private sector for the past 18 years. She uses her skill as an actor to bring workshops to life, in the form of role-play, forum theatre and facilitation. Having seen the impact a creative, interactive experience can have on delegates, Lucy feels passionately about what she does.