Thomas focuses on Customer Care, Leadership for New Leaders and Recruitment

He has lived and worked in Australia, Switzerland and the UK starting and growing businesses, leading teams and coaching and mentoring senior level executives.

In addition to running the business, he stays sharp by delivering training programs and speaking at conferences.

He most recently addressed the UAE Military and Police on Leadership Lessons. Thomas specialises in Leadership for New Leaders and Sales Management. He will shortly complete his MBA from Aston University.

Contact him on: thomas@k2strategies.org
Who We Are

Dr. Patrick White

Patrick started life as an accountant, going on to complete a Masters in Marketing and then a PhD in Business Strategy and Leadership.

After a successful corporate career he became a serial entrepreneur eventually selling his business which was turning over $2 billion and employing 600 staff.

He is an in-demand world class trainer and conference speaker having in the last 12 months worked in more than a dozen countries. Patrick enjoys training Senior level Leadership, Business Strategy, Finance and Organisational Behaviour.


Kevin Rodgers

Kevin is a Chartered Psychologist with a Masters in Occupational Psychology. Originally starting life as an engineer, he moved into psychology more than 12 years ago and has delivered many engaging training workshops.

His key focus is the development and delivery of large scale assessment centres for organisations as diverse as GAP, American Express and the UK police force. He is also extremely experienced in Leadership Development programs and has delivered these on a global basis.


Alan Mace

Alan has had an extensive career in sales and sales management spanning over 25 years within the financial services sector.

He has worked for a number of high profile financial institutions including Guardian Royal Exchange, Prudential Holborn Ltd and Co-operative Bank Financial Advisers Ltd where his high performance gained a high degree of customer loyalty.

His wide range of experience includes; advising corporate clients in all aspects of business and personal financial planning, managing a team of staff in the production of new leads, training of sales teams and business partners, and working with senior management teams in developing relationship strategies with customers.

Annette Burke

Annette delivers K2’s Women in Leadership program. She has a Masters in Education and is working on her Doctorate which is focusing on Leadership issues with women.

Previously the Mayor for 10 years of a major town in Australia, she has for the past 2 years been managing the International Leadership Programs for the Department of Civil Service in Abu Dhabi.

She has highly developed teaching and training skills, with an excellent ability to establish rapport and mutual respect with others to facilitate coaching and mentoring.


Don Moore

Don has a passion for training and personal development. On leaving the Army he embarked on a career as a salesman for Grand Metropolitan.

His passion for people development helped him to achieve a number of senior management positions including a regional Directorship for a FTSE 250 company. To underline his business credentials Don completed an MBA (dip) at Brighton University .

He has worked as a freelance consultant for nine years working on assignments in a variety of locations from Hong Kong , Poland , Saudi Arabia , Europe and North America . Don often delivers motivational speeches as part of his skills portfolio.


Neil Streeter

Neil is a dynamic entrepreneur who has developed and grown teams around the world. He started his early career with McDonalds in Australia and brings a wealth of experience in franchising, hospitality and retail operations having been Executive Vice President of Operations in Asia for Pizza Hut and President of Motivation Asia based in Manila .

He later worked as Chief Operating Officer for an RFM Corporation subsidiary that owned Dairy Queen and Little Caesars across Asia . More recently he has been working with firms in the Middle East and South Africa advising on growth and marketing strategies and taking teams to the next level.

 

 

General Sir Michael Rose (Associate)

Michael has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the British Army, commanding the SAS during the Falklands War and commanded the UN Protection Force in Bosnia. Since retiring he has worked with organizations around the world on leadership development, advising firms on security, risk and counter insurgency. He is a key note conference speaker, most recently addressing the UAE Military and Police on Managing Change in Leadership. He is also a noted author, writing "Fighting for Peace" and "Washington's War".

 

 

 



Anna Baines-Holmes
Head of Research

She is a retail recruitment specialist and trainer by background, and graduate of Boise State University.

After relocating back to the UK in 1998, she used her research and headhunting skills learned whilst working in-house for a major Pacific NW Manufacturer (Boise Cascade), and joined a boutique research company.

She has worked across all sectors for executive search consultants, both in the UK and internationally.

 

 

Michael A. Rigby

Senior Consultant with extensive experience gained over the past twenty-three years providing quality career management and change support programmes to individuals and corporate clients in both the private and public sectors throughout the UK. These have included BOC, Lloyds TSB, Bespak, UAP, EDS and The Guardian News and Media Ltd. He is also Qualified Trainer.

Facilitated and delivered group workshops for job search and specialist worksh ops on networking, career management and confidence building for major corporate clients.

Effectively liaised with corporate clients, local government agencies, unions and potential employment providers whilst managing sensitive projects and ensuring maximum exposure to job opportunities for individual clients.

Mike is a proactive networker possessing an enthusiastic and informal approach to all work undertaken whilst working with individuals helping them achieve their identified career goals.

 

 

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Andrew Kinnard
Marketing Consultant

Andrew comes from a background of 28 years in sales and marketing management in both the financial services and Internet services sectors. Having worked for big organisations such as Aviva, Friends Provident and Royal Life, as well as for SMEs, Andrew brings astute commercial acumen to developing the role of marketing in the profitable growth of a business.


Andrew has extensive experience in both online and offline marketing, utilising all channels of the marketing mix and with particular expertise in website, email, direct mail and seminar marketing. With both a strategic view of marketing and a practical hands-on approach, Andrew will advise businesses of all sizes on workable solutions to take their marketing to a more productive level.