Our Team

Board Director

Jim is a co-founder and co owner of PDW Group. As well as being instrumental in the strategic direction of the company, Jim’s main operational role is the running of our business development function, covering lead generation and converting prospects into new clients.

Prior to forming PDW group back in 2004, Jim had 13 years of corporate experience in middle & senior management roles with Coca Cola spanning major retailer customer management, leadership, sales & marketing and operations, and so brings a broad mix of pragmatic experience and learned knowledge to his work for the benefit of our clients.

Senior Performance Development Manager

Christine is a Senior Performance Development Manager at PDW which day to day means she facilitates workshops, conducts 1:1 coaching, looks after our clients and brings new clients on board.

Christine loves working with all of the delegates that walk through our doors and she transforms their behaviour and their lives. Christine is passionate about people development and she is curious to understand other people’s worlds and help them be the best they can be.

Outside of PDW Christine is a petrol head. She loves all animals, going to the theatre, eating great food and exploring new places.

Managing Director

Jo is our managing director and has worked in various client facing positions since starting here at PDW in 2015.

A real people person, Jo’s passion for developing people is her primary focus, whether that be for other businesses, team’s or individuals or with the PDW internal team.

Either way, her aim is always people achieving their full potential as a result of hers and her team’s work. Outside of work, Jo enjoys travelling, walking and spending time with family and friends and is often the organiser of social and charity events.

Board Director

Elan is one of the business owners of PDW Group. She brings vision, Strategic and commercial thinking to our clients and the people she coaches.
A down to earth, realistic approach to life along with a sense of humour. Enjoys swimming, yoga and being in the moment.
 

Client Success Coordinator

Elham is our Digital Implementation Assistant. She supports our clients in setting up and implementing PDW software products seamlessly into their organisation.

Outside of PDW, Elham is busy busy busy with her two children, but somehow manages to find the time to enjoy some baking and painting.

Client Success Executive

Gemma is our Feedback Services Executive which day to day means liaising with clients to set up their Client feedback, People Engagement or 360 survey, managing the surveys and working with clients right the way through to sending the report over.
 
Outside of work Gemma has two young children who keep her very busy! But once they are in bed enjoys getting stuck into a good Netflix series.

Head Of Client Services

Lara is a Performance Development Manager and is passionate about helping people and businesses achieve their goals.
 
With her experience in Retail Operations, HR and L&D she fosters the growth of others through 1:1 coaching and facilitating workshops. She’s consciously curious about everything around her, this curiosity helps Lara stay ahead of trends and anticipate changes in the future.
Lara’s interests include yoga, films, music and growing her own fruit and vegetables.

Head Of Finance

Lisa is PDW Group’s Head of Operations & Finance and is always happy to help out and go that extra mile for our clients and colleagues.

Her interests are going out, socialising and travelling.

Learning & Development Facilitator

Graduate Software Engineer

Client Success Coordinator

ICT Support Apprentice

Performance Development Manager

Our team includes over 35 client facing managers, consultants and facilitators, as well as software developers and support team, all dedicated to maximising the experience of our clients, and committed to our values.

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I often hear myself say “Great opportunity to use your PDW skills” – or, in shorthand, just “PDW!” This has been the most effective training I have done in my career – and to call it training downplays it.

Vicky Sandry General Counsel
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Particularly good feedback from the team on all the practise sessions as this really brings the theory to life – and a great team helping to do that.

Steve Howarth CEO
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Good structure, very well facilitated and the combination of project and personal skills training meant that it was easy to see how the personal skills could be practically applied.

Richard Cheatham Project Manager
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I often hear myself say “Great opportunity to use your PDW skills” – or, in shorthand, just “PDW!” This has been the most effective training I have done in my career – and to call it training downplays it.

Vicky Sandry General Counsel
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Particularly good feedback from the team on all the practise sessions as this really brings the theory to life – and a great team helping to do that.

Steve Howarth CEO
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Good structure, very well facilitated and the combination of project and personal skills training meant that it was easy to see how the personal skills could be practically applied.

Richard Cheatham Project Manager

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