Expert Advisors

The Covid-19 crisis is the ultimate test of leadership, in this extraordinarily stressful time, the value of great leadership is being demonstrated every day.

The world of work is changing fast, adapting to new work environments, connecting digitally has become the new norm, some fantastic benefits, but also some significant challenges.

People are the most important asset in a business and as the pandemic has progressed, the wellbeing of our staff has never been more important.

To enable support to challenges in workplace wellbeing and proactively provide business leaders with a platform to speak to experts about wellbeing strategies, we have pulled together some leadership and wellbeing experts from across the Chamber membership and wider business community.

These experts can offer two hours FREE support to business leaders in Lincolnshire, with potential of 3 hours FREE support for sole traders.

Whether that be to discuss the challenges you are facing, how you can better support your staff or you just want a sounding board, they are here to help you.

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Alexis Powell-Howard – Fortis Therapy & Training

Alexis is the proud managing director of Fortis Therapy & Training, the multi award-winning therapeutic mental health and wellbeing business providing a range of comprehensive, approachable and accessible services to businesses, organisations, schools, local authorities and private individuals.

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Alison Harris – Wellness Coach

Based in Lincoln, Alison brings together her experiences and training to offer talks, workshops, online courses and one to one coaching both in private and corporate settings that are based on a holistic approach to wellbeing.Since making changes to her own life, she’s noticed she now has more energy, strength, calmness, clarity, and peace of mind.

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Dr Carol Brady – Brady Consulting Ltd

Carol is a clinical psychologist, executive coach and organisational development consultant, with a particular interest and expertise in workplace well-being, and set up Brady Consulting Ltd following an NHS career of over 30 years, in which she was a senior clinician and latterly executive director of an NHS Trust.

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Charles Barnascone – Infinite Possibilities

Charles Barnascone is a highly experienced Trainer, Sales Coach and Business Development Consultant.

He has worked with a large number of diverse organisations in both the private and public sector and is well versed in designing and delivering leadership and training solutions in an innovative way and providing business development support.

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Lizzie Jordan – Think2Speak

Multi award winning social entrepreneur and sexual health advocate.

Lizzie also works as an expert patient consultant, adviser and inspirational speaker, and as a Visiting Lecturer at Birmingham City University and Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln where she was awarded a Distinguished Honorary Life Fellowship in 2019 for services to the university and public life.

Find out more about Lizzie Jordan

Michelle Johnson – PCW Consulting Group

With 15 years in organisational strategy and HR, Michelle has previously held senior roles at Morrisons, Laing O’Rourke, Kier Group and worked in professional services.

Michelle is also a neuro linguistic practitioner coach with a degree in psychosocial sciences, enabling her to help business leaders to truly speak their minds and open up about any business concerns.

Find out more about Michelle Johnson

Naomi Watkins-Ligudzinska – NW Counselling Hub

Naomi is one of the UK’s leading Domestic Abuse consultants, as featured by BBC and commissioned by Lincolnshire County Council, Bristol City Council and University of Lincoln.

Having delivered various training to volunteers, staff members, professionals, children and young people, she has become a highly experienced trainer. She has written workshops for all levels and delivered to small and large groups alike.

Find out more about Naomi Watkins-Ligudzinska

Nicola Ellwood

Nicola is a Master Coach (MSc) who works with leaders, teams and cultures to be their best. As a coach, she specialises in working with ‘the person’ within the leadership role, helping them lead as their best version.

She helps with strong strategies to overcome barriers to truly thriving and experiencing the role and professional career they want.

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Phil Hutchinson – Lantern

Phil has worked in Learning and Development for over 25 years in both public and private sector organisations across the country. He learned a lot over the years about who he is and how he impacts others and tries to use that knowledge and experience to facilitate and enable growth for both individuals and organisations through the support and development of people.

Phil is a qualified trainer, assessor, management consultant and coach and an approved Chartered Manager with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

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Rachel Linstead – Firecracker

Rachel has been a fully qualified nutritionist and business coach for over twelve years and has worked with a hundreds of businesses from established multi-national companies to one person businesses at the start of their journey.

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Roz Williams – POHP Limited

Roz Williams is an applied business psychologist with a particular interest in occupational health.

Through her consultancy, POHP Limited, Roz helps small to medium-sized businesses build sustainable performance through the health and wellbeing of their employees.

Find out more about Roz Williams

Rory Underwood – Wingman Ltd

Wingman is a performance consultancy built on the high performance experience of Rory Underwood.

Based on his 35+ years of experience across elite sport, the military and business, we have a unique understanding of what great teams can achieve and what it takes to build environments where that success, and the team’s ability to perform under pressure, is the norm.

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Sam Kendall – Kendall Training

Sam started the business offering First Aid Training to businesses as this was her skill due to her experience on the front-line ambulances for seven years.

As the business developed and expanded, Mental Health Training was introduced along with a mental health nurse.

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Sean Barkes – Refinity Coaching

Sean helps business leaders, senior managers and other aspirational individuals make higher quality decisions, with more clarity, by challenging their unconscious assumptions and thought processes. He helps people gain clarity of vision, translate that vision into specific goals, plan a pathway for their achievement and support them all the way along that pathway.

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