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Testimonials

"Peter is able to tell apart fact from fiction in a complex business environment to assist business in dealing with its real priorities. He demonstrates a strong skill set in being able to help individuals identify their strengths and weaknesses in a clear, brutally honest yet personable manner while also mapping out how to improve in each area. Working with Peter was refreshing, inspiring and fun."
Sam Thanvi, Managing Director at Nile Family Takaful (Tokyo Marine Company)

"I first met Peter a number of years ago when he evaluated me in a way that accurately summed me up and helped me with my development plans. He was clearly a good coach so I employed him in that capacity and he has been wise and insightful throughout. He is not afraid to challenge me when needed and he will quickly pick up key business issues, focusing on those areas that will make a real difference. The company has carried out various tasks for the bank, including the evaluation of senior finance professionals as part of a major long-term project within Lloyds."
Mick Comben, Head of Organisational Effectiveness, Lloyds Banking Group

"Peter has worked with us on a number of projects and as my personal coach. He combines technical ability, strong questioning skills and immense experience to assess any situation and thereby ensure the brief he works from is very thorough. He has delivered additional value to my organisation consistently.

In working as my personal coach Peter has provided wise counsel, candid challenge at a personal level and high quality development; the real bonus is that his broad experience makes him a compelling mentor too."
Peter Ellingworth, Chief Executive, Association of British Healthcare Industries

"Peter has a unique set of tools and a disarming personality that get quickly to the core of an individual’s working style and interpersonal relationship management. Peter successfully uses these techniques on both a team and individual level to assess strengths and development areas to coach management to higher levels of effectiveness. I benefitted from his specific suggestions and individual coaching for over a year. In addition, Peter coached our leadership team with all managers giving Peter solid marks for his insightfulness and targeted improvement recommendations."
Mike Ryan, General Manager, Chevron Products UK Ltd

“I would like to thank Peter for the fantastic workshops that inspired the thinking and appreciation within us all that everyone has a preferred way of learning and for reminding us all what it's like to learn something new from scratch.”
Tracey Bryant, learning and Development Advisor, RWEnpower.

"I have known Peter for many years, first as a candidate and then as a client. All of his work has been carried out diligently and to time and the quality of his judgement about individuals has always been extremely sound and based upon not only an understanding of the requirements of each role but also full engagement with the company in order to understand its culture and the individual's ability to adapt to the surroundings.

I have always found Peter's approach to be professional and business-orientated on the one hand and personal on the other. His development advice is always accurate and pertinent but expressed in ways that motivate the individual to want to improve."
Peter Little, Senior Vice President of Chevron Tankers Limited

I've known Peter since around 1999….In my experience, I can 100% recommend Peter. He is exceptionally knowledgeable across the HR spectrum, is highly respected and highly respectful, he has never let me down and he has always exceeded my expectations. A particular area of strength is his coaching and feedback abilities. He is also able to apply his wide ranging capabilities in situations involving quite junior staff through to the most senior executive.
Nigel Lombard, Managing Director, Drivology

 

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