Ruth Moody
Managing Director, Facilitator and Coach

Ruth Moody
Managing Director, Facilitator and Coach

Ruth is the owner and Managing Director of Farscape and has over 10 years’ experience in training. Ruth specialises in Emotions and Behaviours at Work and has created the people focused, values-based training that Farscape has become known for. She is accredited to deliver the Advanced Emotions and Behaviours at Work psychometric and frequently works with teams and leaders to help them develop their self-awareness in order to build high performance.

Neil Kimberley
Programmes Director, Facilitator and Coach

Neil Kimberley
Programmes Director, Facilitator and Coach

Neil is an experienced business professional and coach who shares Farscape’s passion for people development. He has spent the last 20 years immersed in the fields of education, training and coaching and has recently gained a Masters in Coaching and Behavioural Change at Henley Business School. He combines his wide-ranging experiences as teacher, mentor, leader and coach to help people and teams bridge the gap between their perception of what they can achieve and their true potential.

Deena Gornick
Facilitator, Coach and Motivational Speaker

Deena Gornick
Facilitator, Coach and Motivational Speaker

Deena is an experiential and inspirational leader, trained psychotherapist, coach and motivational speaker with over 20 years’ experience of learning and development across all levels of organisations. What began as a passion for presentation skills and inspiring passion for performance grew to an in-depth understanding of the facilitation of assertiveness, personal impact, confidence and gravitas.

Deena is inspired by her deep belief in the potential of every individual. She is able to inspire, engage and facilitate change in all environments, from large-scale corporate events for groups of a thousand, to one-to-one coaching sessions. Deena especially enjoys working at senior level to facilitate cultural change.

Will Karlsen
Facilitator and Coach

Will Karlsen
Facilitator and Coach

Will holds an MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change (Henley Business School) and is an APECS accredited executive coach. His background is in business and performance; he began his career in the catering industry progressing to senior management level and then trained as a professional actor. His work draws on his experience from both of these professions.

His supportive yet challenging facilitation style is focused on enabling clients to develop their own learning and he regularly works with senior people helping them to explore the unconscious, behavioural and systemic influences that shape both their own and their organisation’s performance.

Julia Carden
Facilitator and Coach

Julia Carden
Facilitator and Coach

Julia began her career as a Royal Naval Officer, after which she specialised in assessment and development, and is now a learning and development expert who has worked with a diverse range of public and private sector clients. Julia is a Senior Practitioner Coach with the EMCC and holds an MSc in Coaching and Behavioural Change. She is passionate about her own development and is starting a PhD to research “Why should anyone be coached by you?”

Her facilitation style is collaborative and challenging – embracing a coaching style and so using lots of questions to facilitate discussion. She is aware that challenge might create discomfort and unease; however, with support and care this can lead to deeper insight and learning. Julia works with leaders and organisations to explore behaviours, and how these impact others.

Helen Howells
Coach

Helen Howells
Coach

Helen’s career began in the Utility sector in operational management. She has lead significant change in the highly regulated post-privatisation era of the industry. Her move to the Middle East in 1999, working for the Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, marked the beginning of her learning in managing multi-cultural teams and significant change.

During her career, she has been an MBA mentor, developed change management strategies and produced training programmes. She has a natural ability in talent and performance management. She now coaches senior managers and Board level professionals.

Helen’s coaching style is flexible, supportive, challenging and bespoke.

Russell Cobb
Facilitator and Coach

Russell Cobb
Facilitator and Coach

Over the past 25 years Russell has gained significant people, commercial and change leadership experience working for Mars, Coca-Cola and Carlsberg. He focused on developing people, teams and organisations to achieve success, very often in the context of leading through change. Russell has facilitated many team development sessions with Coca-Cola and Carlsberg to help ensure that all members are aligned on purpose, goals and approach.

Russell’s facilitation style is practical, straightforward and flexible and he believes that great results are achieved when individual and organisational needs are in balance and people are supported and challenged to fulfil their potential and deliver their goals.

Nelisha Wickremasinghe
Facilitator and Coach

Nelisha Wickremasinghe
Facilitator and Coach

Nelisha has helped to develop leaders and businesses in the commercial and public sectors for over 10 years. She has a background in psychology and is interested in helping people to discover the source from which their actions and decisions arise. Through doing this she helps leaders and teams ‘see’ each other fully.

Nelisha has a Doctorate in Organisational Consulting from Ashridge Business School, where she researched how increased self compassion can make leaders more resilient and motivate them to create compassionate work environments which can then help to solve problems associated with stress, burn out, hyper-competitiveness and conflict.

Nicola Dunne
Coach and Mentor

Nicola Dunne
Coach and Mentor

Nicola has 25 years’ experience in commercial, change and transformation and senior executive activity across both private and public sectors. In the latter half of her career she developed an interest in the people element of major programmes and organisational dynamics.

Nicola spent seven years as a founding Director for a Government Shared Service Centre creating a limited company from scratch and building it to deliver efficiencies with taxpayer’s money. During this time she led many of the organisation development initiatives and was offered the opportunity to study for a Masters in coaching and behavioural change, which has changed both her depth of thinking and career direction.

Sue Gartland
Coach

Sue Gartland
Coach

Sue is a highly regarded facilitator and coach with over 30 years’ experience of training and coaching. She began her career in education and has spent recent years supporting senior leaders in educational institutions to deliver against tough targets.

Her background in education has informed her coaching style and she is able to challenge and support leaders and potential leaders in a style that delivers excellent results.

Jane Boston
Coach

Jane Boston
Coach

Before retraining to become a coach, Jane spent 20 years in PR and Communications. She had always loved developing team members but it was while advising on and implementing a major change programme for a global pharmaceutical company that she recognised her passion wasn’t for brands and corporate reputations but for the individuals and teams behind them. She signed up to do a Masters in Coaching and Behavioural Change and found her vocation in life.

Jane has a reputation for blending a high level of empathy and support with the ability to cut through to the heart of any issue. Clients describe her style as powerful and challenging, yet respectful and supportive.

Paul Gregory
Facilitator and Coach

Paul Gregory
Facilitator and Coach

Paul has over 20 years’ experience in leadership, talent management and executive coaching and has held senior positions in the financial services, professional services, FMCG and construction sectors in Australia and the United Kingdom.

He is passionate about helping people achieve the results they want and has coached, designed and delivered leadership development programmes on every continent.

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