Martin Rice

Martin has an extensive range of business, management and consultancy experience gained across public, private and non-for profit organisations.  He has worked throughout the world and is recognized as one of the top business and management consultants in the UK by the Institute of Consulting.  He is currently the UK Chief National Assessor for the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) Award.

Martin’s specialist areas of expertise include:

  • Improving organisation and business efficiency

  • Unleashing leadership potential at all levels

  • Practically applying strategic planning and implementation

  • Quality management and continuous improvement

  • Developing people to maximise their impact on their organisation


Fiona Rice

Fiona specialises in personal empowerment and has an established reputation internationally as a personal development and self-defence expert.  She developed the Women’s Self Defence and Personal Safety Awareness Programme for Queens University Belfast in the mid 1990s that has grown to become a catalyst for the University’s strategy to promote personal safety awareness amongst the student population.  She has successfully delivered a broad range of personal empowerment and self development programmes for clients ranging from ‘blue chip’ multinationals to local community groups. 

Fiona’s specialist areas of expertise include:

  • Personal empowerment

  • Self development

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Programme design, management and assessment


Featured Associates

We work with a diverse range of Associate Trainers, Consultants and Specialists to maximize the value we deliver for our clients.  Here are some of our featured associates:

Kristian Hill

Kristian has worked with a range of businesses from micro to multi-national throughout the UK and Europe.  Aside from being recognised by IRCA (International Register of Certified Auditors) as a Lead Auditor for internationally renowned standards of good practice, Kristian received the prestigious award of Certified Business Consultant of the year by the Institute of Consulting and Chartered Management Institute.  His practical background in manufacturing and engineering and has helped him to optimize work flows, save costs and maximize efficiencies in many different industry sectors. 

Kristian's specialist areas of expertise include:

  • Streamlining Quality Management Systems (QMS)

  • QMS systems auditing

  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001

  • Lead Auditor training



Mark Mason

Mark has been advising on employment law since 2004. He qualified as a Solicitor in 2006 and worked in private practice until moving into employment law consultancy in 2010.  Mark advises a wide range of employer clients – from micro-businesses to much larger entities. Mark also provides services to clients in the charity sector and has a particular interest and specialism in advising churches and other faith-based organisations on their specific employment law and human resources requirements. 

Additionally, Mark provides employment law advice and representation to employee clients. By advising both employers and employees, Mark is  ideally placed to provide clients with a balanced point of view on the rights and responsibilities that employment law places on both parties to the employment contract.

Mark's specialist areas of expertise include:

  • Employment law

  • Legal advice

  • Management consultancy

  • Human resource management

Robin Nesbitt

Robin has over 10 years management experience in public, private and voluntary sector organisations. His Senior Management in Higher Education combined with his Careers, Community work and Staff training, offers a unique blend of skills and expertise. He is a member of the Career Development Institute, an Associate member of the Association of Coaching and as a British Psychological Society Registered Personality and Ability tester, he offers a range of psychometric assessments to support coaching, selection, leadership and team development. Robin has worked with a range of SME's and larger organisations helping them train and develop their leaders and managers. He is passionate about people, helping them understand themselves, each other and their context to help them and their team maximise performance.

Robin's specialist areas of expertise include:

  • Leadership and management

  • Executive coaching

  • Psychometric assessments

  • Programme management

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Sandra Lee

Sandra is a highly experienced and much sought after professional with over 20 years experience in the field of Learning and Development. She is an Associate member of CIPD and a member of CMI. Sandra’s strengths lie in the design, development and implementation of innovative and inspirational learning solutions that achieve demonstrable impact at individual, team and business level through the use of a variety of delivery tools to ensure maximum learning.

Sandra's specialist areas of expertise include:

  • Leadership and management

  • Customer service

  • Sales

  • Personal effectiveness

Paul White

Paul specialises in people, business and leadership development. He has a passion and belief that every individual or organisation has the potential to be better at what they do. Through individual coaching and group delivery he works with clients to help them build on their strengths and grow in identified areas for personal and business improvement. In a 29 year career in the public and private sectors Paul has managed and worked on projects focused on Organisational Development, Performance Management, Employee Engagement, Leadership Development, Change Management and Recruitment. He is also widely experienced in working on business start, SME and sales development programmes as well as career development initiatives with graduate, employee and unemployed clients through his work in Consultancy and Further Education.

Paul has a BA in Professional Development, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), a Certified Management Consultant and a Certified Business Advisor.

Paul's specialist areas of expertise include:

  • Sales

  • Leadership and management

  • Management consulting

  • Business owner support

Katrina Sloan

Having obtained her undergraduate law degree, Katrina trained and qualified with Edward Hayes LLP, a Legal 500 firm, in London.  Qualifying in 2009, she remained in London and upon her return to Belfast in 2010 Katrina completed a Masters Degree at Queens University and continued with her work as a solicitor in the fields of criminal defence and civil litigation.

Katrina's specialist areas of expertise include:

  • ISO 9001

  • Lexcel

  • Business support

  • Quality management systems implementation




Mark Gracey

Mark is a health & safety, quality and environmental consultant with 10 years experience in the Construction Industry and related sectors.  He holds an extensive range of qualifications, including NEBOSH  in both Health & Safety and Environmental Management as well as First Aid and CSR certification.

Mark's specialist areas of expertise include:

  • ISO 9001

  • ISO 14001

  • BS OHSAS 18001

  • Safe-T-Cert