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About Us

Full Circle Training & Development is a consulting company dedicated to helping individuals, teams and managers become successful through the improvement of communications, interpersonal skills, and business productivity.  

Using a selected network of industry experienced consultants we define, design and deliver events that reflect your real-life business situations.   Our engaging, interactive and stimulating facilitation methods, together with a broad range of management experience, create an environment where participants enjoy learning new information and methods.

 

Jo Hopwood

Jo is the founder of Full Circle Training & Development Ltd. 

Jo is a development consultant and business coach, with over 25 years of experience in people and organization development. Jo’s passion is to maximize the talents within individuals and teams. She has worked with leaders and managers across a range of organizations, including; Nationwide Building Society, Close Brothers Asset Management, Johnson & Johnson, St. James’s Place Wealth Management, Aviva Specialist Insurance, Andrews Property Management, UCAS, the NHS, and many SME business entrepreneurs.

Specialising in the assessment and development of individuals, teams and managers at all levels within an  organization. Jo really excels where she can weave the magic of Insights Discovery throughout an organization, improving communication and generating team successes at all levels.

Her real passion is working with Discovery to enable people to truly understand themselves and others in order to achieve lasting and productive relationships.

During her career, Jo has worked in a variety of HR and Development roles. She holds Level A and B Certificates in Occupational Testing and Personality Profiling and is qualified in the use a range of psychometric tools. She is a licensed Insights Discovery Practitioner; and is also a member of the British Psychological Society and Institute of Leadership & Management.

Jo subscribes to the ethical framework of the Association for Coaching and holds both an ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and a post-graduate degree level award through the University of the West of England (UWE). All of her work has a strong emphasis on personal development, engagement and being able to demonstrate positive results.

Tel : 07831 445951

Email : jo@fullcircletd.co.uk

Joanne Hopwood

Meet the rest of the Full Circle team

Sharon Kiley

Perceptive, empathetic, articulate and communicative, enables others to grow and learn to achieve their goals

Sharon is a professionally qualified L&D consultant who can draw on over 18 years experience in the Learning and Development sector.  Sharon has a wealth of experience in understanding customers’ needs to provide value added training. 

Sharon prides herself in delivering interactive, enjoyable solutions to maximise the learning experience and has designed bespoke solutions covering a wide range of topics across a range of industries including: automotive industry, manufacturing, retail, financial services and local government departments.

Sharon is also an accredited Insights Discovery Practitioner, who brings enthusiasm to her training combined with a friendly and approachable style. This allows people to learn in a fun and comfortable atmosphere. All of Sharon’s work has a strong emphasis on personal development, engagement and being able to demonstrate positive results.  Sharon has designed and delivered an ILM Endorsed Certificate in Leadership programme for the world’s largest supplier of high quality titanium metal products. This was delivered over 12 months to 40 team leaders and aspiring managers to create a foundation of management and leadership.

Telephone : 07889 942135

Tina Neville-Davies

Experienced, supportive and pragmatic business coach and facilitator, passionate about creating lasting positive change.

Tina has 28 years’ experience developing in business consultancy, coaching and facilitation skills. When coaching or training, her real passion is helping people make the small pragmatic changes that are both sustainable yet significant in terms of their performance and self-esteem.

Tina graduated from Manchester University with a BSc in Hotel and Institutional Management. Her focus is on personal and business transformation involving individual and team coaching, facilitation of leadership, management and sales/telesales development programmes.

Tina specialises in:

Insights Discovery
Kaizen Masterclass in Facilitation Techniques
NLP Accredited Practitioner
Emotional Intelligence – JCA Accredited
Customer Service
Excellence
Regular guest speaker at the Academy of Chief Executives

Mike Jones

Dedicated to helping professional firms improve sales performance

Mike has more than 20 years experience of selling professional services and regularly works alongside Full Circle Training & Development.  A Psychology graduate of the University of Western Australia, Mike has held senior sales and marketing roles in some of the leading professional services firms including Zurich, St. James’s Place Capital and Tite & Lewis. He was also sales director of Ernst & Young. Mike regularly works alongside Full Circle Training and Development as well as being the founder of Intrinsic Values Limited. Mike has led many assignments and is a recognised leader in the field of sales and business development.

He was the world’s first law firm Sales Director and has built a reputation as one of the most influential consultants in the professional sector. Mike is a well-known conference speaker and has published a number of articles on selling professional services. Mike is also the the founder of his own business Intrinsic Values.

Telephone : 07887 822308

Steve Connell

Enabling organisations and individuals to realise their potential

Steve is a professional Development Consultant with a degree in marketing and a strong sales, service and marketing background. He has gained significant experience of the Corporate and Consumer markets as well as the Retail and Leisure verticals when working for BT and as Chairman of British Shops and Stores Association annual development school at Keble College, Oxford.

Steve regularly works alongside Full Circle Training & Development Ltd, and also formed his own business ‘inspire’ in April 2004.  Steve provides a suite of consultancy and development offerings which include:

Business strategy
Business consultancy
Sales, marketing and commercial development programme
Tailored people development programmes
Senior executive coaching
Conference lecturing and hosting
Project facilitation
Personal Brand Essence

Steve enjoys relationships with wide and varied client bases many of whom regularly re-book his services and provide references and drive referrals. Through inspire, he regularly works with Harvey Nichols, Capita, BT, Aurora Fashions, Chelsea Building Society, John Lewis, Radisson SAS, Walker Media, The Co-Operative, Multiyork, Crew Clothing, The Mall Corporation and the NHS.

Telephone : 07802 473122

Jane Batty

An outgoing and direct visionary generating infectious enthusiasm

Jane has over 15 successful years experience in various people development and sales management roles. Jane is highly regarded as an innovative and dynamic ‘people development’ professional with expertise in solution design and facilitation of team events and 1:1 coaching. Most of Jane’s career has been with the Pharmaceutical, Finance and Retail sectors in UK, Europe, USA and Asia. Jane has a ‘can do’ attitude and a creative approach to delivery and solution design, she has worked in developing Leaders and teams with global clients such as Novartis and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Jane has also been an Insights Discovery practitioner for over 11 years, spending over half of that time working within the Insights Organisation.

Telephone : 07773 571879

Georgia Hopwood

Helping us deliver great quality programmes with her superb organisational skills and calm, friendly approach.

The successful delivery of any training event is reliant upon having great training administration and support. Georgia helps us by providing office support and assistance that ensures your event runs smoothly and efficiently.

Tony Yates

An extremely committed and passionate leader who enjoys helping others achieve success and make a difference.

Tony has 28 years’ experience and knowledge of the Healthcare sector and works alongside Full Circle Training & Development in delivering key note speeches, inspiring leadership workshop events and how to build a winning service environment.

He has a strong focus on strategic planning, helping businesses to increase their service and turnover. He has an excellent and proven skills in helping people develop their management and leadership skills. Currently Tony is Hospital Director at a Spire Hospital; successfully leading a high-performance team with annual revenue of over £25m and a staff complement of 300 employees. Tony is an extremely committed leader who enjoys the Healthcare environment and the difference it can make to our communities when carried out well. We are delighted that Tony joins with us to share his experience on specialist assignments.

Tony specialises in:

Strategy analysis and development
Project management
Contract negotiations and management
Key stakeholder recruitment & retention
Customer Service Excellence
Operations Management

HF Holidays have worked with Jo for a number of years now. She has brought out the best in our leaders, raising their awareness, skills and confidence, helping us transform business performance. The cultural change has been welcomed by our team, has led us to do great things for our guests and members, and deliver stronger financial performance. Could we have done without Jo? Maybe but I doubt it.


Jim Forward, CEO HF Holidays

2018-09-13T14:32:29+00:00

Jim Forward, CEO HF Holidays

HF Holidays have worked with Jo for a number of years now. She has brought out the best in our leaders, raising their awareness, skills and confidence, helping us transform business performance. The cultural change has been welcomed by our team, has led us to do great things for our guests and members, and deliver stronger financial performance. Could we have done without Jo? Maybe but I doubt it.

Joanne is without doubt one of the most inspirational people I have dealt with in business. She is extremely likeable and does her background work in detail on the business and the individuals she deals with. A very easy recommendation to write.


Tony Yates, Hospital Director at Spire Healthcare

2018-09-17T11:04:13+00:00

Tony Yates, Hospital Director at Spire Healthcare

Joanne is without doubt one of the most inspirational people I have dealt with in business. She is extremely likeable and does her background work in detail on the business and the individuals she deals with. A very easy recommendation to write.

HF Holidays have worked with Jo for a number of years now. She has brought out the best in our leaders, raising their awareness, skills and confidence, helping us transform business performance. The cultural change has been welcomed by our team, has led us to do great things for our guests and members, and deliver stronger financial performance. Could we have done without Jo? Maybe but I doubt it.


Jim Forward CEO HF Holidays, Elstree

2018-10-09T11:54:18+00:00

Jim Forward CEO HF Holidays, Elstree

HF Holidays have worked with Jo for a number of years now. She has brought out the best in our leaders, raising their awareness, skills and confidence, helping us transform business performance. The cultural change has been welcomed by our team, has led us to do great things for our guests and members, and deliver stronger financial performance. Could we have done without Jo? Maybe but I doubt it.

For a number of our Talent programmes, Jo has successfully run presentation skills workshop for our participants. Through delivering succinct, specific feedback to individuals, she has ensured that they are more focused on the elements of making a really impactful presentation.


Jo Freeman, Talent & Leadership Development Manager at Nationwide Building Society Swindon

2018-10-09T11:51:05+00:00

Jo Freeman, Talent & Leadership Development Manager at Nationwide Building Society Swindon

For a number of our Talent programmes, Jo has successfully run presentation skills workshop for our participants. Through delivering succinct, specific feedback to individuals, she has ensured that they are more focused on the elements of making a really impactful presentation.

The training sessions with Jo are very well planned, engaging, enjoyable and above all thought-provoking and a great catalyst for team and self-reflection. I cannot recommend highly enough, they have been a massive help to both our board and management teams and to me personally.


Bryan Mecrow, Chief Financial Officer Anchor Computer Systems Ltd Birmingham

2018-10-09T11:46:28+00:00

Bryan Mecrow, Chief Financial Officer Anchor Computer Systems Ltd Birmingham

The training sessions with Jo are very well planned, engaging, enjoyable and above all thought-provoking and a great catalyst for team and self-reflection. I cannot recommend highly enough, they have been a massive help to both our board and management teams and to me personally.