Gail has been working within HR & Education for 22 years and is passionate about developing the self-awareness & Emotional Intelligence of young people in order to enhance their future employability. During her time as a Learning & Development Consultant with Orange (EE) she was instrumental in developing a mentoring programme with a local secondary school; enabling disadvantaged young adults to experience a fast-paced, corporate workplace & inspiring them to aim high.
In addition, Gail utilised Insights Discovery to develop individuals & teams across the business, and is currently championing the use of this remarkable tool to enhance the self-perception, confidence & communication skills of teenagers. Gail is also committed to using Insights to provide bespoke CPD to teaching staff, from Senior Leadership to Teaching Assistants; encouraging effective teamwork & enhanced relationships with children. During her career at Orange, Gail was an advocate for Wellbeing & Resilience Training; drawing upon Neuro-Linguistic Programming techniques & her extensive experience of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Her Stress management programmes focus upon managing individual stress (Calm), managing others stress’ (Calmer) & Organisational Stress Management (Creating Calm). As a Supply Teacher, Gail works directly with children & teaching staff on a regular basis ensuring she remains current and relevant.
Gail has a BA (Hons) in Applied Human Communication & an NVQ (level 3) in Training & Development. She is a Fellow of the RSA and a member of ACAMHS.