Andy Lee

Andy is an experienced facilitator, coach, presenter and public speaker, balancing quick thinking with an ability to engage all audiences and learners. His training is stimulating and engaging and in both training and coaching he is focused on supporting managers and leaders to deliver growth, operational excellence and superb project management when called upon to do so by their clients. He has extensive experience working with clients within a range of sectors and is a passionate advocate of business leaders working to find sustainable solutions to keep pace with the demands and drivers of modern operating environments and the expectations and needs of their workforces and clients.

Andy has worked extensively at senior manager and Board level, but also specialises in delivering highly interactive and practical solutions for those at the front line of management. His effectiveness is a direct result of his own real-life management experience.

Like so many managers, Andy worked his way up from the 'shop floor' and really understands the challenges involved in becoming a people manager for the first time, the fine line of balancing achieving the task with the needs of the individual people, and the difference that a good Team Leader can make to the business getting the results it needs.

Qualifications, memberships and other relevant skills

  • MBA (Distinction) Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle, UK
  • ILM Level 7 Coaching and Mentoring
  • NCFE Level 3 Equality and Diversity (bullying, harassment and discrimination)
  • CIPD member
  • Member of the Institute for Learning
  • MSc Renewable Energy and Engineering Newcastle University
  • NCE post graduate qualification in Journalism/Journalism Law (indentured degree), University of Teesside

BA Hons English Literature, Newcastle University

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Our Team

Managing Director

Angela Loggie

Managing Director

Co-founder and Managing Director of Keystone, Angela has over 20 years' experience of working in operational management, generalist HR, organisational development and customer relationship management roles at a senior level.

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Accounts Director

Jo Raishbrook

Accounts Director

Jo is a senior consultant, trainer and coach, as well as Account Manager for many of our clients. He has been designing, managing and delivering coaching and training initiatives for a number of years.

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Accredited Programmes Director

Esther Patrick

Accredited Programmes Director

With a background in management and people development ranging from SME to blue chip, Esther brings a wealth of experience to the role of Learning and Development Consultant and account manager for many of our clients.

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Finance and Programme Manager

Emma Lucas

Finance and Programme Manager

An experienced management accountant, Emma has been a valued addition to the Keystone team.

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Learner Support Coach

Clare Fentham

Learner Support Coach

Clare comes from a background in management and has over 15 years’ experience in education and training. Her involvement with leadership and management training started after graduating with her MBA at the University of Birmingham.

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Our Associates

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Ian Francis

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Ian is a motivated and motivating Learning and Development professional with experience of unlocking the potential in others both in the UK and internationally.

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Richard Sivers

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Richard has over 25 years' experience working within the leadership and organisation development arena, in both the UK and internationally.

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Andy Lee

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Andy is an experienced facilitator, coach, presenter and public speaker, balancing quick thinking with an ability to engage all audiences and learners.

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Beth Chadwick

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Beth is a strategic and innovative international Talent and Change Management leader with a solid grounding in large scale programmes. She has demonstrable results in creating a clarity around outcomes and measures.

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Helena Day

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Helena has over 20 years' experience in developing, designing and facilitating Leadership Development programmes in the private and public sector.

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Jon Harris

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Jon is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds a Masters in organisational psychology from the Tavistock Centre. Jon is a trained management accountant and a highly experienced manager and consultant.

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Steve Crane

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A highly skilled and experienced trainer (and Actor Facilitator) who meets the demands challenges and unique requirements of each project with integrity and passion. Steve aspires to deliver challenge, support and inspiration.

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John Dibble

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John has been involved in learning and development for over 12 years. Bringing together his performance skills as a drama school graduate with his 10 years experience as head of training within the third sector, he has acquired a particular skill set.

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Emma Davis

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A passionate Learning and Development professional with strategic leadership capabilities, Emma has a proven record in delivering effective solutions across a range of sectors and environments.

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Kirsten Baynham

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Kirsten is a Learning & Development professional who has a passion for learning and enjoys seeing others grow to meet their potential.

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Deb Gilby

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Deb is a hugely experienced and passionate trainer with over 30 years' experience in facilitating learning and development events. She developed her training skills initially in the IT sector, before migrating into the interpersonal skills arena.

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Chris Cooper

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Chris is an experienced facilitator and coach who strongly believes in the ability of the individual to grow and develop. He has led world-wide Operation Raleigh expeditions, managed high profile service companies.

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Andy Davies

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Andy is a facilitator and coach with over twenty years' experience in the development of individuals and groups in business, education and sport.

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Gary Gorman

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A CIPD qualified coach with over 30 years experience of managing and developing teams, either as a team leader himself or as a highly regarded trainer and learning professional.

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Paul Nolan

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Paul is a learning and development professional with a proven track record of designing and delivering bespoke solutions in the areas of people skills, project management, communication, sales, negotiation, influencing and building relationships.

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Nik Rabbani-Barker

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Nik is an experienced facilitator and coach who is known for designing and engaging participants in bold and innovative sessions. She has a wealth of experience facilitating Team Building workshops, Leadership and Conflict Resolution sessions.

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Simon Thomas

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Simon is a CIPD qualified learning & development specialist and wellbeing consultant. His career spans 16 years as a leader within Asda Wal-Mart.

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Jon Toulson

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Jon has worked in learning and development since 1988 with experience in retail, leisure and manufacturing. He works in both the public and the private sectors, operating effectively at all levels.

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Bina Tailor

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Bina has extensive experience in facilitating and delivering programmes in management and leadership and is an accomplished TAP certified trainer. She is passionate about leadership within the workplace and has a proven track record.

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Alan Evans

Alan Evans

Alan Evans

Co-author of bestselling ‘Ice-breakers pocketbook’ and 'Openers & Closers' pocketbook, Alan is a high-impact, innovative and motivational trainer and consultant, exceptional at helping people work collaboratively to learn new skills.

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