Coaches and Facilitators - UK


David Lambert
Co-author of Smarter Selling
Tel: +44 792 903 8736

David co-author of Smarter Selling. and a leading authority on building trusted relationships. 

David began his career with Coopers & Lybrand in London, before co-founding TraQs Consulting, a UK-based consulting firm, in 1990.  In 1995, he moved to Hong Kong and joined PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he held positions as Business Development Director, Marketing and Communications Director and, finally, Head of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Leadership Academy. 

David holds a first degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Training and Human Resource Management.  He is accredited in IoweU, Think on Your Feet®, Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI)™ and the Octagon© behavioural instrument.  David's primary industry expertise is with legal and accounting firms, but his work on building trusted relationships takes him into industries as diverse as sports, construction and engineering, financial services, media, transport, manufacturing, charities and healthcare.  Anywhere that trust is a requirement for business success.

With bases in Asia and Europe, David travels extensively, speaking at conferences and in-house seminars, coaching and consulting to senior executives, facilitating strategy meetings and delivering training workshops.


Beccie Varney
Tel: +44 1256 359367

Drawing on her extensive people management and learning and development experience, Beccie is a dynamic and highly skilled trainer.

In addition to IoweU, Beccie is also an accredited Think on YourFeet® trainer, as well as a Master Practitioner in NLP and is a Chartered Member of the CIPD.

Beccie is passionate about helping people getting to the top of their game through innovative solutions incorporating effective organisation skills, true management of time together with effective communication skills. She does this by really
understanding people's personality traits and matching solutions to their underlying values and beliefs.

She demonstrates a strong talent for enthusing others and has transformed individual and organisational cultures to deliver measurable results and return on investment.

Beccie has been responsible for developing award winning solutions resulting in the CIB award for Innovation 2008 and winning the National Training Award for outstanding
Training for her work with the Cooperative Society.






Gina Hayden
Tel: +44 (0)20 7481 4525 / 
      +44 (0) 7957 306 706



Gina has been working in the people and leadership development arena for the past 18 years.She divides her time between her businesses in the UK and South Africa.Her background is in psychometric testing and profiling, counselling psychology, and corporate leadership development.She focuses on facilitation, coaching, consulting, team development and cultural change within organisations.


In the last decade Gina spent four years as an internal development consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK and across Central and Eastern Europe.She is presently a Director of Sphere Consulting Services, which she set up in 2002 and which has delivered people development solutions in the UK, South Africa, Poland, Russia, Dubai, Belgium and France.Sphere’s workshops on Leading Change and Influencing Skills have been successfully implemented in Africa and the US.

Gina’s primary clients include professional services firms, energy sector clients, engineering and design firms and public sector organisations.In the banking sector she has worked with teams within Barclays to increase their effectiveness.

Her particular passions are for dialogue and powerful conversations, developing strong, differentiated relationships with clients, and increasing cohesion in teams.


Matthew Gregory
Tel: +44 (0) 1562 881 900


Matthew has been working in the field of sales, account management and relationship development for the last 20 years and his work is focused on enabling individuals, teams and organisations to change - improving and transforming their performance.

He spent the last nine years working for KPMG and for part of this time was responsible for sales training.

Matthew has worked with a wide range of leaders over the last decade and has a particular expertise in enabling them to convert change efforts into tangible results.

Matthew‘s primary experience is in financial services and professional services/ investment banking. He also has experience in the following sectors: automotive, construction, utilities, retail and manufacturing.

Julia Holmes


Julia has worked in the training and organisational development field for 13 years both within organisations and, since 2001, as an independent consultant.

Julia began her career with Ernst and Young training as a Chartered Accountant in the Banking and Capital Markets Assurance practice before becoming a Financial Controller for Yellowhammer, a UK advertising agency.

Julia became Head of UK Tax Training and Development at Coopers&Lybrand, managing delivery of a diverse suite of development programmes for 2,500 UK Tax partners and staff. She also worked in senior roles leading large development teams within PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Julia’s primary industry expertise is with accounting firms and financial services, but she has also worked with clients in the IT, distribution and wine sectors.


Paul Redwood
Tel: +44 (0) 1564 783 799  /  +44 (0) 780 2911 405

Paul has worked as a successful Organisational Development and Learning consultant for over 12 years. He previously worked as a Change and Process consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers; as a Sales and Marketing Manager for Courtaulds; as an international Banker for HSBC and as an Officer in the Royal Navy.

Paul has worked extensively across many industry sectors, including Financial Services, in a consulting and development capacity. Most recently, he has provided development support and held long term coaching relationships with Operational Leaders and their teams at Legal & General. He has also designed and facilitated executive learning activities for GE Money and Gresham Private Equity.

Other recent clients include Britvic, Ford (UK), PricewaterhouseCoopers, Aggreko, Punch Taverns, Deloitte CIS (Russia), Simmons and Simmons.