Grahame Robb - Managing Director
Grahame has more than thirty years of experience in leadership and team development, organisational development, and strategic consulting. He has helped a wide range of leading UK organisations, global market leaders, government organisations and healthcare institutions to achieve significant change. Grahame is an enthusiastic presenter who inspires others to achieve beyond their aspirations. He is participative, engaging, and calls upon his extensive life and business experience to help participants push beyond their boundaries. In addition to his experience as a consultant and trainer, Grahame is a skilled presenter addressing audiences on the topic of Influencer. Audiences range from small executive team events to major company and government presentations.
Karen Robb - Director
Karen is a Master Certified Trainer in Crucial Conversations and Crucial Accountability, with more than twenty-five years of experience in training, coaching and consulting. With a background in human resources, she has facilitated training for major blue chip companies, small to medium enterprises, and government organisations. Specialising in leadership and team development, Karen helps individuals, teams, and organisations increase effectiveness, achieve bottom-line results, and realise life-changing personal and business benefits.
Brian Collyer - Director of Outdoor Learning
Brian has over 25 years of experience as a Development Trainer and has worked with a wide variety of delegates ranging from senior executives of multinational companies through to graduates on accelerated management development programmes. Brian is passionate about the use of the Outdoors as a powerful development and coaching environment. He specialises in team, leadership and management development as well as strategic vision coaching. Brian excels in applying and using experiential learning in both the indoors and outdoors to reinforce learning in a powerful, pragmatic and personal manner. He actively promotes the application of learning back in the workplace.
Joe Mackintosh - Management Development Trainer
Joe is a versatile trainer, operating as both a Senior Facilitator for outdoor experiential learning programmes and as a Master Trainer in Crucial Conversations. Joe is also a Certified Trainer in Crucial Accountability. He is passionate about helping people reach their full potential. This passion is reflected in his enthusiastic, engaging, and honest training delivery. His natural facilitation skills, coupled with his ability to relate to his audience with illustrative and descriptive stories, helps keep people engaged and motivated. These qualities also ensure valuable and lasting relationships.
Jane Hodgson - Management Development Trainer
Jane is an accomplished trainer with over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles and 12 years working in Learning & Development specifically. With a background in retail, financial services, information systems and manufacturing, Jane has a breadth of experience to draw on and uses this to bring her training to life through masterful story telling. An energetic and inspirational trainer, she creates a relaxed atmosphere where learners feel safe to ‘have a go’ – whilst her training is fun, there’s always a serious point to be made and Jane is adept at ensuring that everyone gets the maximum from the learning experience.
Lori Taylor - General Manager
Lori is responsible for managing the two outdoor learning centres owned and operated by GRA. With an extensive background in hospitality and management, she is passionate about offering the best possible service to clients and exceeding the high standards she sets for herself and others. A confident and skilled communicator, Lori liaises with a wide range of GRA partners and associates.
Charlie Evans - Sales Manager
Charlie has over seven years of sales experience in the training industry. He is a strong advocate of tailoring programmes to specific organisational challenges rather than offering off-the-shelf products and specialises in culture change programmes. Charlie has extensive experience working with both public and private sector clients ranging from one-off training programmes through to global roll-outs. Belbin Profile: Resource Investigator
Matthew Campbell - Marketing Manager
Matthew has over seven years of experience in media and marketing roles. He oversees all marketing activities across the business, working closely in partnership with VitalSmarts, The FA and The Ken Blanchard Companies. With a background in B2B marketing, Matthew specialises in content marketing; supported by an honours degree in English Language. Matthew has undertaken research and written media articles focused on the topics of improving workplace communication, accountability and performance management, published by both HR and business media.