The Development Partnership team take great care to develop people who demonstrate the benefits of productive dialogue. Practicing what we believe in means we have developed a team who ensures knowledge and good practice is shared; rigour and accountability are key principles and governance provides a framework to work ensuring through enabling consistency and management of risk with independence of thought. Professional development and succession planning are key ingredients in our success and the growth of a strong effective team
MSc, BA, Chartered FCIPD, MCMI, MInstLM, MIoD
As the Managing Director of The Development Partnership, Judith leads the practice with 23 years experience of developing senior leaders in government and private sectors. This has included the Dubai Institute of Human Resource Development, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Tasweeq, Shell Middle East, Vital Voices, Crown Prosecution Service, the Court Service, RSPCA, Home Office, Military, Police and Fire Service, H.M. Customs and Excise, Health Care and Aviation sector.
LLB(hons) Law and Business, MBA
Keith is an accomplished ex PLC and IPO Director, with 23 years of experience in developing people at the top level in airline management. With his extensive experience in Airport management, revenue and customer service management, Keith uses his wealth of knowledge to develop and support coachees. He has significant experience working internationally, notably working in the Gulf, Lebanon and Ireland as CEO of private airline Twinjet; and Passenger and Airports Director of Easyjet. This executive/boardroom background adds an increased flexibility and professional experience to TDP.
Keith has been working in Dubai, Qatar and Lebanon, acting in an Advisor/ Assessor role for prestigious business and professional awards. During his directorship, he has supported and coached those around him to ensure success in a fast paced, customer focussed environment.
BA (Hons), PGDip, M.A, EFQM L4E, J2E
Director of Quality Assurance
Maggie is one of TDP's longest standing consultants and has been Director of Quality Assurance since 2006. Maggie is a certified EFQM assessor, trainer and consultant and is an International Assessor for business awards in Dubai and Qatar.
Maggie's extensive experience as a Director and Manager in Clinical Healthcare, research and policy administration make her one of TDP's most valued consultants.
Operations Manager, United Arab Emirates
Irene Rosylin has been Operations Manager at TDP for eight years, and in that capacity has managed contracts with a myriad of clients, including Shell, Emirates, London Business School and the UK Crown Prosecution Service.
"Irene is one of my best examples of those people who just make it happen. No matter whether we are talking about tiny coaching and assessment projects or large-scale quality audit programs, Irene is always effectively managing all possible complexities, delays and ensures quality and consistency." Ziad Al Maamoun, Abu Dhabi Education Council.
Iain joined TDP in November 2011, and provides support to senior consultants and co-ordinates the qualification programmes across the UK. As the first point of contact for clients and consultants, Iain is likely to be the first person you speak to and takes pride in providing expeditious support for all key stakeholders.
"I had the pleasure of working with Iain in relation to a recent project. Iain brings an infectious enthusiasm to everything that he does; has a really strong work ethic and has a fantastic approach to challenges." Martin Hill, Crown Prosecution Service
BSc, ILM L7, Dip. Business Excellence, EFQM L4E,J2E
Senior Tutor and Business Coach
Gill is a qualified Executive Coach and Leadership Mentor with 30 years experience of coaching and mentoring in the private, public and voluntary sectors. She has been a mentor on the “Developing Women as Managers” programme for a large public sector organisation and utilises her experience as a former Corporate Director, to help other managers, team leaders and supervisors develop confidence, knowledge and skills in their role.
As an executive manager and professional coach, Gill has gained a breadth of experience through coaching a wide range of people from public, private and third sectors. She has expertise in Myers Briggs as a leadership development tool, 360 assessments and performance appraisals. Clients include Chief Executives, MDs, senior managers and people who are undertaking new roles within their organisation. Gill is currently a lead tutor for the ILM Level 5 Award Leadership and Management.
MSc, DMS, MCMI
Lead Coach and Senior Consultant
As one of our longest standing tutors, John Lamb is a specialist in Management and personal and team development. He has extensive knowledge of business models, organisational design and change; and project management. He has led the ILM Level 5 Diploma in Management for a number of years, training clients in the Crown Prosecution Service.
To add to John’s experience as a service manager for several companies, he has also trained with Sheppard Moscow as an executive manager coach and coached a number of senior United Utilities managers to higher levels of personal performance under external supervision. He has also trained with Senn Delaney as a facilitator for organisational performance improvement. Delivered 2 day ‘Ucan’ programme to UU employees from across all parts of the business as part of a culture change programme to improve overall organisational performance. He has previously been UK assessor to the Business Excellence Awards, working to assess strengths and areas for improvement against the criteria of the EFQM business excellence model.
RN, DipN, MBA
As a previous Director Clinical Programmes & Chief Nurse of Cromwell Hospital in London, Brenda has decades of experience in providing coaching as a fundamental solution to staff performance, collegiality, morale and support. She was a board member with responsibilities for 65% of a multidisciplinary and trans-cultural workforce which included senior clinical & non clinical managers, team leaders and staff. This involved liaising with key stakeholders, such as UK & overseas Royal Families & heads of state, diplomatic & embassy officials, special envoys, government agencies, a cross section of high profile individuals from the sport, media & entertainments. She was responsible for setting strategic direction, ensuring management capacity and capability, to monitor and manage performance.
In her capacity as senior consultant at TDP, she now uses these experiences and qualifications to deliver coaching and mentoring workshops as well as the ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Management. She also continues to provide a professional management consultancy.