Martin has held senior HR positions in blue-chip organisations covering all aspects of the HR agenda. Formerly Global Head of Learning and Development at 3i Plc, he brings an understanding of what clients appreciate and require from executive development programmes.
Martin specialises in the pragmatics of helping people and businesses to perform better. He is intent on providing learners with tailored development solutions, blending different learning activity to create a rich experience that converts to successful application back in the work-place.
Overall, he brings a passion for creating learning and development opportunities that can make a real difference.
Paul joined Aston Business School at the end of 2010 having worked as the Programmes Manager for Professional Programmes at Warwick Manufacturing Group at the University of Warwick since 2006. Whilst at WMG, Paul managed the open programmes up to and including Masters Programmes and worked with client companies to develop bespoke education interventions ranging from individual modules to full Programmes.
Throughout his career both in the engineering/manufacturing industry and in education Paul has always worked with clients to develop the capability of individuals and then by ensuring that academic learning is transferred back into the business delivering measurable added value. A proven communicator Paul is able to see the big picture whilst also paying attention to the small details to deliver bottom line improvements.
Richard has a twenty year experience of designing and delivering learning programmes and e-learning solutions, both as an educator and in the field of educational software development. This has given him both an understanding of the technology, and an appreciation of how it can best be used in a learning context.
Drawing on this expertise and experience he brings a belief in user centred design and an enthusiasm for developing creative and well crafted technological solutions that aim to meet the learning requirements of participants in a user friendly way, appropriate for the programme context.
Alex joins the Centre for Executive Development as an Events Manager from Conference Aston. Alex carried out the role of Event Co-ordinator for around nine years, supporting the delivery of conferences and events ranging from small (10 people) to large (600+). Alex has built a reputation for delivering an excellent client experience and prides herself on ensuring that the client’s needs are always met.
Steven joined the team in August 2011 from the University of Wolverhampton, where he worked within the Aimhigher Black Country team and in Registry. Drawing on his experience of administration and events management from previous roles, as team administrator he takes care of the day to day needs of the team, whilst also looking after the running of open programmes and Centre for Executive Development Master Classes.
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