About Us

Meet The Team

Each member of our team of Business Psychologists, Human Resource Professionals and Learning and Development Consultants was chosen for their intelligence, commitment, passion and professionalism.
 

John LazarusDirector

John brings a depth of quality exposure to people solutions from pan - European HR Director roles and a diverse range of market sectors and clients. A founding partner of Insight in 1995, his focus is on Human Resource management, development and strategy, delivering measurable business improvements.

His leadership and consulting style takes Insight beyond the delivering excellence model and towards the goal of 'dependably terrific'. John's assurance to you is that Insight will always put our clients at the very heart of our business and work with you in a genuine and progressive partnership.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management
  • BA (Hons)
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Member of Institute of Directors
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Simon WiltshireDirector

Simon provides positive, constructive and effective solutions to individual, team and organisational challenges.

He has worked closely with multi-national companies, local government, educational institutions and health sector providers, often supporting board-level projects. He specialises in areas including assessment and development centres, top-team development, talent management programmes, transformational change workshops and psychometric feedback.

Simon brings enthusiasm, creativity and constructive challenge to each of his projects, forming sound and long-standing relationships with our clients.

  • MBA
  • BSc Psychology
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
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Paul ChudleighClient Director

Paul, a qualified Business Psychologist, specialises in the fields of assessment and selection, facilitation, organisational development, team development and coaching.

He has worked with many executives and senior managers - individually and in teams - building a reputation for generating practical, focused and tangible results. He has worked successfully with organisations in the public, private and third sectors and enjoys long-term relationships with his clients.

Paul is thoughtful, incisive and supportive - with a warm sense of humour. His passion is bringing about meaningful change in relation to the issues that really matter to organisations, individuals and teams.

  • MSc Psychological Assessment in Organisations
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Assessment
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Psychology of Organisational Development and Change
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • Accredited Workplace & Employment Mediator
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • Member of Association of Business Psychologists
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Pip GwynnDirector

Pip has significant project management and client liaison experience for organisational development projects including assessment and selection processes, learning and development programmes (including ILM programmes) and 360 degree feedback processes.

She takes a specialist business psychology approach to design and delivery of interventions including defining and measuring job performance using psychometrics and bespoke assessment exercises. Pip has designed and led selection processes for senior roles in public, private and ‘third’ sector organisations. Pip has developed a significant body of experience in the design of bespoke exercises including real-plays and interactive presentations.

Pip is dedicated to generating great results for her clients. She is supportive, easy to work with and skillful in helping her clients to spot what needs to be done to secure desired outcomes.

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc in Occupational Psychology
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • Member of British Psychological Society
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Jessica CooperAdministration Manager

Jessica is a highly experienced administrator and assessment centre manager who has worked on numerous projects for clients across all sectors.

Jessica manages Insight's administrative and business support, with an emphasis on getting things right first time for our clients. She oversees the logistics of selection and assessment processes and development programmes. She produces high quality documentation and plays an important role in terms of Insight's client care.

Jessica has great communication skills, an attention to detail and a willingness to go the extra yard to ensure clients enjoy a great experience.

  • BSc Business (Legal Studies)
  • HNC Business Administration
  • Certificate of Competence in Test Administration
  • BTEC National Certificate Business & Finance
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Laura Di RienzoMarketing and Events Officer

Laura offers business support to Insight in an administrative and creative capacity. She supports the team in house and is responsible for overseeing Social Media and Marketing activity and co-ordinating Insight events (such as South Wales Coaching Network).

Her varied work history includes: Recruitment, Training, Sales and Marketing. Laura also manages the day to day running of TWA Role Play, having worked as a Professional Role Play actor for more than 10 years.

Whilst working in different sectors and industries, Laura has adopted a wide range of skills. She has an absolute commitment to delivering excellent levels of service and will always go above and beyond to exceed client expectation.

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Michael BakerDevelopment Consultant

Michael brings an energetic and enthusiastic approach to his training, and is highly sought after for his motivational and skills-based programmes. An extremely versatile and knowledgeable individual, Michael has an aptitude for translating concepts into practical learning events.

With a wide and varied background, including financial services, Michael combines a high level of commercial awareness, with a personable and client focused sensitivity. His expertise includes management development, organisational change, coaching skills, strategic review, assessment centres, personal development and career planning.

Michael builds great relationships with individuals and groups. He offers a fresh perspective, an enthusiasm to meet the challenge and a warm interpersonal style.

  • MBA
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
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Amanda StewartHR Consultant and Executive Coach

Amanda has over 20 years International HR Generalist experience. She has worked across Private, Public and Voluntary Sectors with a strong emphasis on improving service delivery.

Her focus has been on supporting leaders to achieve results through their people as well as facilitating organisational change, through strategic planning, organisational design and culture/change management.

Amanda is also skilled at developing policy and direction for people management in organisations. She has provided HR support through both interim and mainstream consultancy support.

  • Masters in HR Management
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in HR Management
  • US Designation of Senior Professional in HR
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • Accredited Workplace & Employment Mediator
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management
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Manjula BrayBusiness Psychologist and Executive Coach

Manjula is a highly experienced assessment professional specialising in selection systems and processes using competency-based methods and psychometric tools. Manjula is also an experienced coach who offers her clients opportunities for meaningful personal change.

Manjula brings a thorough and professional approach to her work and consistently implements best practice approaches. She is an active member of several professional bodies including the CIPD and ABP and keeps up to date cutting-edge developments in her field.

Manjula is insightful, reflective and encourages people to think differently about the things they do.

  • BSc Applied Psychology
  • MSc in Entrepreneurship
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching & Mentoring
  • Member of British Psychological Society and Association of Business Psychologists
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Kevin ChristieDevelopment Consultant & Coach

Kevin is a people development and facilitation practitioner who specialises in leadership and management. With more than 20 years of management experience, Kevin has developed a track record of developing people to become outstanding individuals in their chosen discipline. He is enthusiastic about leading organisations to exceed their business targets.

Kevin has a deep seated belief that ‘learning’ and ‘winning’ are best achieved when people enjoy what they are doing in the workplace. This principle supports his approach to development which is both stimulating and rewarding.

  • MBA
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching & Mentoring
  • Member of British Psychological Society and Association of Business Psychologists
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Richard EavesBusiness Psychologist and Executive Coach

Richard offers robust experience in designing analytical exercises, values-based questionnaires, real-plays, interactive presentations and team briefing exercises. He is a qualified and seasoned user of personality instruments and regularly provides feedback to panels for senior appointments.

Richard offers a broad-ranging body of experience and has worked extensively in local government. He has supported local government officers through the delivery of assessment centres, development centres, 360 degree feedback and performance coaching.

Richard is both reflective and analytical with a highly professional approach. He is known for generating creative client-focused solutions and builds genuine and lasting relationships.

  • MSc Occupational Psychology
  • ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • Member of British Psychological Society
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Duncan JohnDevelopment Consultant

With a career of over twenty years working in management, marketing and training, Duncan has a very successful track record with voluntary organisations, local government, educational institutions and other areas of the public and private sectors.

He specialises in areas including stress management, recruitment, harassment issues, customer service, management techniques and behavioural skills. Dunc

an is also a qualified coach and assessment/development centre practitioner.

Duncan has a reputation for creative and unique high-energy training. He is renown for using humour and real-life examples to ensure his training comes alive for participants.

  • ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Associate Member CIPD
  • City and Guilds Assessor
  • Investors In Excellence Practitioner
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Sally EvansDevelopment Consultant

Sally is an experienced operational leader and HR Director with a successful track record of leadership and management experience in the public, private and voluntary sectors. She believes passionately that engaging and helping people grow, enables great performance and has a reputation for understanding people and organisational challenges.

Using insight and a coaching approach, Sally engages well with all her clients, bringing challenge and fresh solutions whether she works with SME teams or Plc Boards. Commercially aware, Sally’s expertise is in transformational change, leadership development, operational performance and strategic assessment.

Sally develops excellent client relationships and demonstrates a fantastic attention to results and solutions that are proven to be sustainable. She loves problems and uses strategic tools and methodologies, combined with insightful questioning, to help businesses improve performance.

  • Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Post graduate diploma in Collaborative leadership
  • ILM Certificate Level 7 in Strategic Leadership
  • NLP Practitioner Coach
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Tori LangBusiness Psychologist and Executive Coach

Tori joined Insight from a global 'top 5' finance and advisory firm where she had developed a reputation for building strong client relationships across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, engineering, IT, education, pension providers, retail and charities.

She is richly experienced in assessment and development centre design and delivery (to senior management and director level), search and selection, psychometric profiling and design of competency frameworks.

Tori brings a friendly, innovative, pragmatic and commercially sensitive approach to her projects across both public, private and third sectors.

  • MSc Organisational Psychology
  • BA (Hons) Psychology
  • ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • Member of British Psychological Society and Association of Business Psychologists
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Felicity LeeBusiness Psychologist

Felicity is an experienced coach, having worked with middle and senior managers within insurance firms, investment banks, law firms and retail. Her approach is to work ethically and enthusiastically, using a supportive and highly positive but direct and honest style. Felicity draws on a number of approaches in support of the coaching relationship including; a full suite of diagnostic instruments if required (bespoke 360 to obtain objective feedback, personality and strengths profiling tools), cognitive and behavioural changes to enable change as well as more creative techniques to provide wider options for change.

Felicity’s main areas of expertise include executive coaching, team facilitation and executive assessment and development.

She has worked for private sectors both in the UK and globally in the Oil and Gas, Finance, Transport, Telecommunications, Retail and Insurance sectors.

  • MSc Occupational Psychology
  • Chartered Occupational psychologist
  • BPS Certificates of competence in Occupational Testing (Ability and Personality)
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Appreciative Inquiry practitioner
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Lucie ThomasDevelopment Consultant

Lucie is a strategic and pragmatic Organisational Development professional with expertise in Leadership Development, Performance Management, Employee Engagement and Organisational Change across both the private and public sector. Extensive experience of working at executive and senior management level, and leading organisation wide projects. Commitment to thorough and accurate diagnosis of development and seeing learning transferred from the training environment to the workplace.

  • LLB Law Coventry University
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring
  • ILM Level 3 Assessor
  • BELBIN Accredited Trainer
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Kate WilliamsBusiness Psychologist

Kate has tailored, designed and managed numerous development and assessment programmes for organisations operating in sectors including financial services, leisure, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, new technology, retail and public services.

Kate has an in-depth understanding of a wide range of psychometric instruments available on the market having led courses qualifying individuals in the use of personality profiling instruments for a number of test publishers.

Kate is energised by building potential in others and supporting their development. She is passionate about offering people insights about their talents and strengths in a way that helps them enhance their leadership and management.

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc Organisational Psychology
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • Member of British Psychological Society and Association of Business Psychologists
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Helen WhitneyHR Consultant and Executive Coach

Helen brings a wealth of experience in supporting leaders with selection and assessment for roles at all levels, managing change effectively and dealing with workplace conflict positively.

She is a skilful coach, encouraging senior managers to challenge the way they approach issues in their lives, enabling them to deal quickly and more effectively with people management problems and the conflicting priorities of home/team/self. She uses techniques based on the latest neuropsychology to greatly enhance confidence and influencing skills.

Helen has over 18 years’ experience in Human Resources and Occupational Psychology and has a successful track record across the private and not-for-profit sectors including financial services, manufacturing, housing and charities.

She is warm, pragmatic, has a high quality focus and brings new ideas and insights.

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc Occupational Psychology
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • Chartered Member of CIPD
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Wendy ShooterBusiness Psychologist and Executive Coach

Wendy draws on her management experience, psychology and counselling training to deliver real-world solutions to business issues. She works with clients to assist them in gaining deeper insights into their organisations and themselves, developing solutions that provide results.

Wendy’s expertise includes: assessment and development centres, 360° feedback, organisational culture, organisational change, competency design and personal coaching. Known for her positive attitude, and excellent relationship building skills, Wendy is passionate about combining creativity, intuition and commitment to ensure the right interventions are consistently delivered.

  • Chartered Occupational Psychologist
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • Member British Psychological Society
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Alison LoveExecutive Coach and Mediator

Alison’s approach to providing support is based on a strong belief that all things are possible and that opportunities for learning are endless. With over 30 years’ experience as an HR practitioner, employment lawyer and business leader; her business and leadership skills are demonstrated by her success in building a highly regarded specialist employment law department from scratch in a very competitive marketplace and by her nomination as a finalist in the prestigious Business Leader Wales Awards 2011.

Alison is a passionate convert to the benefits of workplace mediation, having witnessed firsthand the limitations of the legal process. Her style is supportive, practical, pragmatic and challenging with the ability to engage and communicate to promote personal development and foster a creative approach to problem solving.

  • LLB, Law Finals Hons
  • Fellow of the Charted Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Accredited Workplace and Employment Mediator
  • ILM Level 7, Leadership Mentoring and Executive Coaching
  • Member of the Institute of Directors
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Caroline GourlayBusiness Psychologist and Executive Coach

Caroline is renowned for her career development coaching and counselling work. She also adds wide experience in assessment and development centre design and delivery and 360 degree feedback.

Caroline has a reputation for being highly versatile and sensitive to client needs, helping people to a greater level of understanding. Her natural style is insightful, empathic and highly perceptive.

She combines this with a strongly diagnostic approach, with an ability to get to the heart of the matter. Drawing on her background in industry, IT and consulting, she offers practical, business focused solutions.

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc Occupational Psychology (Distinction)
  • Chartered Occupational Psychologist
  • ILM Level 7 Diploma in Leadership Mentoring & Executive Coaching
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • Member of Association of Business Psychologists
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Paul Gallichan-ToddDevelopment Consultant and Coach

Paul is an experienced coach and training and development consultant who has worked in the UK and France. He offers a broad-ranging body of experience and has worked in public and private sector organisations through the delivery of assessment centres, development centres, management development and coaching programmes.

Feedback from clients tells us that Paul is a dynamic trainer and coach who listens closely to understand exactly what clients need. He builds close relationships with clients and his fluid approach helps to overcome obstacles towards the success that clients are looking for. As a confirmed MBTI ‘P’, do not expect him to always stick to the expected during a training or coaching intervention! Some of his qualifications:

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • MSc Occupational Psychology
  • British Psychological Society Certificates in Psychometric Testing (Levels A & B)
  • Qualified trainer of Personality Dimensions®:
  • Certificate in Training Practice (Distinction) CIPD accredited Training qualification
  • CTI Co-Active Coaching Qualification, ICF accredited (ACC)
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Get in touch

If you would like to discuss how we can help your organisation, then please get in touch with a member of our team.

hello@insight-hrc.co.uk

01633 415 361

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