The Work Horizons team
When we first started Work Horizons we were looking for a way to help a couple of friends and family members: one who wanted to return to work, but felt her options were very limited after a career break looking after children; the other who had risen through the ranks at work but felt increasingly dissatisfied with the working environment.
Very quickly interest grew and we realised that there were many, many more people who would benefit from the same kind of career advice and support, but were not in a position to hire a career coach. Over many months we looked at similar services, researched online solutions and started to plan, to design and to write the content that is now the Work Horizons service. You can read more about our service or continue to meet the team…
Founders and Directors
Rob is a coach and business mentor. He worked for many years in personnel, ultimately heading the HR department at a major engineering firm. He was also responsible for the award-winning young people training programme at MG Rover.
Ralph is a business adviser to start-ups and small businesses, as well being a qualified Chartered Accountant with board level experience. Typically he works with motivated individuals who want to start up, grow their businesses, make more money and realise their dreams.
Philip is a Chartered Marketer and technology specialist. He is a director of Work Horizons and is responsible for the website and marketing. He is particularly interested in developing customer-led strategy for innovative startups.
Anita was a founder and director of Work Horizons until 2018, when she lost her fight with cancer. During her life she worked for many different organisations, including as a university lecturer. She published numerous papers and books focused on career and employment.
June is a qualified and experienced HR Professional and a Certified Professional Coach. Specialising in leadership coaching for graduates and new managers, June has a natural, authentic coaching style helping individuals to achieve their potential.
Jackie Handy is director of Runway Global. She supports individuals around the world, equipping them with the tools to accelerate their personal and professional performance.
Dr Naomi Irvine specialises in helping individuals to find their voice in complex organisations, focusing on gender empowerment, courageous conversations, personal effectiveness, leadership development, coaching and mentoring.
Lyn Calver is Managing Director of LC Education & Training. She has spent over fourteen years in the education sector working with individuals and businesses to improve confidence, knowledge and skills. She is also a qualified lecturer.
Claire Jenkins is a specialist in interview technique. She coaches individuals and groups to prepare for job and university interviews by helping individuals to unlock their confidence, secure an impact and then practise what they will say.
Susan has 20 years' HR experience working in large organisations and running her own HR consultancy. She's worked with many people through many reorganisations to help identify 'what next' for them.
Work Horizons Limited is registered in England, number 10497646 at 18 Crosbie Road, Birmingham, B17 9BE.