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Ambroz Neil

Dr Ambroz Neil has been helping his clients stand out in a crowd for over a decade. His no-nonsense approach has helped countless young people successfully make the transition from academia to industry and stay relevant to industry leaders. Numerous schools, colleges and bodies, including Oxford and The CTC Trust, have benefited from his expertise on how best to turn promising academic performance into a booming career.

Trading as Alexander & Associates, Ambroz has more than 20 years of experience in management consultancy. His in-depth understanding of the correlation between customer satisfaction, management models and effective research techniques have brought the likes of Exxon/Mobil, British Sugar, DHL, British Salt and Wirral Hospital Trust to his doorstep. It has also made him acutely aware of what it takes to remain competitive in today’s business world.

Ambroz combines effective goal setting with a long-term vision to help his clients develop a personalised strategy that embraces their passions and address real-world challenges. His clients benefit most directly from his relatability and ability to find practical solutions to complex problems in real time.

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Teresa Connolly

Teresa Connolly has always been passionate about helping people overcome their difficulties and reach their personal summit. Mentoring since 2009, she began her career working with ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students more than 20 years ago. Working with adult learners as well as young people, she has guided countless onto the path of personal and professional achievement.

Teresa believes in her client’s power to change their career’s trajectory when strategic thinking and proper attitude collide. She has witnessed this fusion as a Mentor Coordinator at West Thames College and in her work with the University of Northampton. During her years working with Open University, she stressed the need to be flexible and innovative whilst working within the University framework. Teresa’s ability to develop relationships with stakeholders ensures that her unique projects come to fruition.

Teresa’s clients benefit most directly from her ability to see their strengths and weaknesses clearly, and to design inventive strategies that showcase their unique appeal. Her enthusiasm to see her clients shine makes her a valuable member of our team.

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Juliana Storey

Juliana Storey has over twenty years of experience, putting the right people with the right resources, and helping them to find their path to success. Juliana combines practical understanding of the current jobs market with progressive and targeted goal setting, to coach her clients to the future they have envisioned for themselves.

Her career has taken her to board rooms and advisory committees, as a Vice Principle for Regent Independent School and Sixth Form College as well as a Business Development Manager for Crown Academy. Juliana’s approach stems from her time at London School of Commerce, where she found that what most clients needed was to develop personal skills that allow them to maximise their talents. Her years as a liaison officer between academic institutions and the business sector have made her a sharp and shrewd marketer. She knows what employers are looking for, and she has designed multiple programmes to help them get it. Juliana brings that same experience and enthusiasm to helping her clients rebrand themselves.

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Martina Balysz

Martina is an accomplished linguist with a passion for supporting the cross-border development of local enterprises. Speaking Czech, Polish, German and English, as a native Slovakian she gained a MA in Business Management at the Slovak University of Agriculture, Nitra, which was later underpinned by accountancy and financial training during her time studying and working in London.

Her understanding of cross-cultural entrepreneurship has been fashioned over several years of working in Austria, Italy and growing a recruitment agency that serviced Slovakia and the UK. She takes pride from the fact that her business was at the forefront of recruiting skilled workers and university students to support the UK foods, education and construction industry sectors. This varied set of skills and competencies makes Martina well placed to identify and develop real value exchange opportunities between the UK and Slovakia.

EDI Division

Michael Reiss

Michael Reiss, a Cambridge undergraduate and postgraduate, is Professor of Science Education at the UCL Institute of Education, University College London. He also holds the position of Visiting Professor at the Universities of Kiel, York and the Royal Veterinary College, in addition to Docent at the University of Helsinki.

His background steeped in education, as a practitioner, researcher and Specialist Advisor to the House of Commons Education Select Committee, and as a member of the Government’s GM Science Review Panel, positions Michael as a valuable member of the directorate that will steer the initiative to make one textbook per child a reality across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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David Fernando

David is Managing Director of a privately held marketing communications company where he works with clients to develop sustainable and effective marketing strategies in both digital and print media. David has over 20 years’ experience in the magazine publishing and customer publishing sectors, working as account director for blue-chip clients such as Rolls Royce, British Airways, Nikon, Diners Club and Asda. His adaptability to different markets together with his knowledge of the publishing process will help guide the initiative.

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Ireen M. Chengo

Ms Chengo has repeatedly demonstrated her natural ability to work with domestic and international stakeholders across the spectrum of sectors to develop and implement sustainable solutions that drive development and innovation.

With more than fourteen years banking with Standard Chartered Bank (Zambia), she has established her domestic and international banking knowledge and expertise during a dynamic period of transformational change.

Being a natural entrepreneur Ireen founded a waste management business and through the Zambia Chamber of Small Business was elected on to the team with responsibility for lobbying Government on policy direction. This naturally resulted in Irene being contracted as First Secretary Trade, including education, to the Diplomatic service and being posted to The Zambian High Commission in London. Her six-year tenure provided Irene with invaluable experiences and enabled her to establish a truly international network that spans government officials, political advisors, corporates and NGOs.

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Wendy Charles-Warner

Wendy Charles-Warner has developed her expertise in home education legislation and practice over the past four decades. She has supported many hundreds of parents in their goal to ensure that their children achieve their full potential. Her contributions to Government consultations, NGOs and public bodies are widely respected.

With a background in law and psychology, Wendy excels at getting to the crux of any problem and finding a solution that works for the individual. She passionately believes in freedom to choose, as every child has the right to receive an education that is suitable to them as an individual. Wendy’s support encourages and empowers parents to make choices that are right for their families; each one a unique and valuable source of the skills required to give our next generation the best start that they can have on the road to adulthood.

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Marilyn Janice Jordan

Marilyn is a consummate educator and trainer of trainers with more than 20 years developing and fine-tuning her craft with companies such as British Gas, United Kingdom. She has been involved in HR-driven employee development training initiatives covering the implementation of new systems through to developing and delivering personalised programmes that advance non-technical skills. Ms Jordan has been at the forefront of the increasingly accepted importance of customer service as a key element of any marketing mix and thus consumer initiatives.

After working for Hilton Hotels, rebranded as Magdalena in Tobago, Marilyn continued to build on her wealth of customer service and training experience and practices, inevitably adding to her repertoire a broader involvement in the education of children and young adults. This interest has evolved into a real passion, resulting in her directorship with an island-based company, Aquila Sports Club and Academy.