Louise Wiles and Evelyn Simpson are the creators of the Thriving Abroad programmes, Relocation Ready and Thrive designed to support expatriates as they navigate the transition experience and create expat lives they love.
Louise and Evelyn’s expatriate experience totals over 40 years. They have relocated as employees, expat partners and parents. Using their experience as expats, coaches, personal development professionals and trainers their mission is to support and empower international assignees and their partners to proactively create lives abroad which align with corporate/organisational objectives.
Louise and Evelyn began working together in 2012 when they researched the experience of over 300 expat partners located around the world. The resulting “Career Choice and the Accompanying Partner Surrvey Report”, was nominated for an Expatriate Mobility Management Award (EMMA) in 2012 by the Forum for Expatriate Management. Their work has been published in the International HR Advisor, Expat Focus, Expatica, Expat Careers and on their own blog at ThrivingAbroad.com. They have presented on Global Mobility topics at conferences around the world.
Lyn Bromley has been the managing director of First Impressions Training Ltd since September 2010.
She is an experienced people manager, trainer and consultant. Her wide-ranging corporate background spans finance, training, consultancy and project management. She held senior leadership positions and has worked with clients from a whole host of industries, from financial services to law, and from SMEs to blue-chip organisations.
Donna Whitbrook is an experienced corporate consultant and people developer. Her extensive corporate background spans finance, training, consultancy, performance improvement, governance and strategy.
She has held senior management positions in banking and finance and board-level positions in the public and third sectors.
Lyn and Donna have a real belief in the work they promote. They are passionate about developing leaders and helping businesses to transform the performance of their individuals and teams, enabling them to reflect their organisation’s brand vision and values and deliver world-class service to their valued clients.
Maria Hocking is a life coach, writer, inspirational speaker and motivational trainer. Known as the UK Life Changer, she regularly travels far and wide, enabling her clients to change their lives with her words. She has a huge knowledge within the fields of health, well-being and happiness and she walks her talk. Having been through challenging times herself, she uses her experiences and her learnings to help others.
Jane Kenyon is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, coach, blogger, social leader, game changer and female champion. She is passionate about potential and raising the aspirations of the next generation and she does this via her social enterprise www.girlsoutloud.org.uk.
Since 2007 she has been working exclusively with women via www.wellheeleddivas.com. She is an inspirational speaker and resected writer in the personal development field.
Tony Llewellyn is a specialist in the behavioural forces that can be used to build amazing teams. He is a qualified chartered surveyor, and also has a Masters degree in Coaching and Behavioural Change. Tony primarily works as an advisor to teams working on major projects where collaboration is recognised as being critical to success.
Prior to starting out as a team specialist, Tony worked on both the client and the consultancy side of many major projects, including a senior management role in a substantial UK construction consultancy, and also as a director of a global engineering business.
His previous book, Performance Coaching for Complex Projects, was published in 2015, and he regularly contributes articles to various publications in the professional press.
Tony lectures frequently, both to students at two London Universities, as well as to individuals and groups undertaking professional development training.
Author of the award-winning How to be Really Productive, Grace Marshall is known for her ‘refreshingly human’ approach to productivity. Featured in The Guardian, Forbes and Huffpost, her work as a Productivity Ninja has helped thousands of people to replace stress, overwhelm and frustration with success, sanity and satisfaction.
Louise Lloyd is a mindset and wellbeing coach. Through speaking engagements, coaching, and The Inspired Zone Podcast, she helps people to hack stress, limits, and lifestyles. Louise is on a mission to stop stress and fear getting in the way of people realising their potential.
From CEOs and business owners to coders, scientists and PAs, her practical and effective approach helps people to overcome the challenges they face. She leads sessions for global senior leadership programmes, helping leaders to maintain presence and focus amidst pressure.
Having ridden for Great Britain during her career as a professional event rider, Louise knows what it takes to handle pressure and to navigate life’s inevitable ups and downs, and her background in teaching yoga, meditation and breath practices informs her understanding of the simple and transformational tools that she shares today.
She has helped thousands of people to overcome fear, anxiety and limiting mindsets, enabling them to take back control of their life and go for their dreams.
Alicia Eaton is a well-established Harley Street therapist who specialises in children’s emotional wellbeing. Her unique blend of psychology and practical parenting advice makes her the number one choice for parents seeking help for their children’s problems. From anxiety, fears and phobias to thumb-sucking, nail-biting, bedwetting and sleep problems, Alicia helps parents steer their children on the right path.
Originally a Montessori teacher, Alicia ran her own school for five years, then went on to train at The Anna Freud Centre. She followed this up by qualifying as a Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist as well as going on to train in NLP with Paul McKenna and assisting him with his seminars for over 7 years.
Ruth Cleaver-Emons is a Trainer of NLP, Hypnotherapy and Timeline Therapy and a Master coach, as well as running the Northwest Vibrant Networking region and working as an Independent Consultant with Arbonne.
Jenny Campbell is Chief Executive and lead researcher at The Resilience Engine. Resilience takes her into many domains, from working with leaders in large organisations to working in schools, universities and charities. She is passionate about sharing the thinking and practical resilience habits from the research, so that everyone can feel well, more at ease, and reconnected to the joy in their life.