Melvin Hurley – Chief Executive Officer (Voluntary Part-Time) Leader and founder of Careers-Action, originally named Milton Keynes Executives Action in 2011, Melvin is now Chief Executive Officer of Careers-Action. A Chartered Marketer, with board-level management experience, Melvin has worked in both corporate and SME businesses nationally and internationally. Melvin’s past voluntary work has included coaching, management, lobbying and fundraising for an ice hockey club, contributing editor of a parish magazine, youth leadership and Ambassador for the Institute of Cancer Research “everyman” Appeal. Since starting Careers-Action Melvin has completed a PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector), Enterprise, Employability and Personal Development, and numerous other courses to help with Careers-Actions programme planning and delivery.
Peter Bellingham Special Advisor and Career Consultant Provider of independent career transition and career management support to senior executives. Peter has over 20 years of experience with leading corporate providers following a career in international business development for large and small organisations. Experienced across all industries and disciplines and can, through experience, assess where skills/experience are transferable to another sector. Thinking outside the box is a core skill.
Tom Bartlett Careers specialist trainer and consultant providing training including CV Writing, Succeeding at Interview, and Mid-Life Career Review. Effectively delivered rapid and targetted responses to redundancy contracts with private businesses, including Tesco, RBS, and the Coop.
Paul Beesley Senior Consultant, BeyondTheory – business training & coaching. Business growth consultant to organisations, teams and individuals Paul puts his 20+ years experience in commercially driven HR and people development to work to provide quality people development.
John Dale Careers-Action Founder and Director Public Speaker, Business Networking specialist, Trainer, Conference Organiser and former senior NHS and Ambulance Service officer. Trustee of Careers-Action.
Emily Darlington Politician, formerly Head of Strategy for University Alliance, Head of Policy and Corporate Affairs for New Philanthropy Capital, Board Member DACS, Board Member and Volunteer Tushinde Children’s Trust.
Liz Gifford Expert at leading the formation of partnerships and making them work. Director The Training Grid, Skills Consultant MK Gateway and former Director Milton Keynes Economy and Learning Partnership.
Beverly Kepple Owner DISC Profiles International. author of “Discovering the Ultimate Tool” How to build rapport almost instantly and get on with anyone you meet in any circumstance using the DISC model of behaviour.
Gillian Ormston Learning and Development Business Partner with Beds, Cambs and Herts Police. Commercial Training Manager – Learning and Development Consultant, ILM Tutor (Leadership & Management / Coaching & Mentoring) Business Partner and Consultant Double Trouble.
Dr. Sadie Reynolds Specialist in leadership and management learning and development, career counselling, coaching and mentoring, mediation, conflict handling/resolution. Managing Director/Owner at Calibre Solutions Limited.
Mike Ricketts Business Mentor and Chartered Marketer. Managing Director at The Marketing Toolbox Ltd. Managing Partner at Dream Plan Achieve. Mentor Programme Manager Thames Valley Branch at Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Charlie Wardle Chartered Accountant (ACA) with an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, post-grad diploma in Marketing Health and Wellbeing Specialist. Chief Executive at The Mountain Coach & Mountain Parallels.