People & Partners

Steven Garrod

Steven has over 30 years' experience of management, leadership and coaching. In 1996 he co-founded Garrison Continuity, which became the UK's leading business continuity management consultancy, specialising in risk management, business continuity and crisis management.

Over the last seven years, Steven has been Managing Director of a specialist tax and accounting firm, leading the firm through its scale-up from a small High Street practice to a top-100 accounting firm. Steven stepped down from this role in March 2020 to focus on coaching business leaders, helping them to develop and practise their leadership, communication and team building skills.

Daniela Bultoc

Daniela is a multiple award-winning trainer and coach, recognised internationally for her support of researchers, academics, and other professionals in Higher Education. Using her workplace experience, gained in some of the most highly regarded universities in the world, Daniela develops and delivers specialist development coaching and training programmes for individuals and teams to enhance their performance. As well as being an accredited Resilient Leaders Elements (RLE) consultant, she is also qualified in Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Emotional and Social Competency Inventory (ESCI) and an experienced organisational development consultant.

So, whether you are transitioning to a new leadership role, or you are an experienced leader interested in taking your leadership from good to excellent, Daniela can help you, your teams and your institution to become outstanding.

Sharon Gledhill

Sharon has twenty-five years' corporate experience of communication, commercial, project and operational management in blue chip companies. The last fifteen years of her work has related specifically to communication, change, transition and performance improvement, where she switches easily between developing strategy with senior leaders, implementing plans with operational teams and all points in between.

A naturally creative and analytical thinker, with a strong focus on results, Sharon is able to translate organisational needs into pragmatic, actionable plans and she constantly looks for ways to simplify structures and processes to optimise performance opportunities.

Sharon is energetic and enjoys having fun, particularly as she believes that people having fun leads to the creation of great results.

Resilient Leaders Elements

RLE offers a unique, robust and measurable approach to resilient leadership that creates a sustainable way of living and learning. Their online assessment and development tool (RLDP) delivers tangible, visible, applied growth within just one month. RLE is a robust model developed and delivered over 20 years with thousands of leaders across both public and private sectors.

I have found it really great to have someone external to my organisation coach me, by offering a safe environment in which to test ideas and also by being away from day-to-day distractions. My coach has been instrumental in helping me to "hold up a mirror" to myself in order to see myself as others do. The sessions have been both challenging and very rewarding; the benefits of our work together have been rapidly visible in both my work and personal life

Jason, Network Rail

You have unlocked a new way of thinking for me and a greater belief in my leadership potential. I am able to understand myself better and build on those skills with the relevant ideas and concepts you introduce

Shane, Sainsbury's Argos

You offer such wonderful insights and your patience and belief in me has allowed me to grow at a time when so many people are really struggling to get through the traumas of Covid-19

Hayley, Great Food 2 U

A truly insightful and powerfully energising experience, that I have been able to use daily at home as well as work. All conducted in a very professional and relaxing atmosphere.

Dean, Aztech IT Solutions Ltd