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Meet our people

Consultancy and training are delivered by a team of highly qualified and experienced consultants led by Develop Global Directors, Judith Strange and Shirley Dalziel. All of our team have experience either implementing or working in a Business Partnering model.

Shirley Dalziel

Shirley Dalziel

Shirley is leading expert on business partnering, strategy and transformation. She is a founder member of Develop Global, providing leading edge HR consultancy and development internationally. Shirley leads the HR strategy and capability aspects of the business, drawing on over 20 years experience in business transformation and development. [more]
Judith Strange

Judith Strange

Judith is a Director and one the founders of Develop Global. Since 2004 she has worked with many diverse organisations to successfully implement business partnering and shared services in HR, Finance, IT and across corporate functions. Through her research, conference sessions and writing, Judith has built a reputation as a leading expert on business partnering for professional functions. [more]
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Mary McCrea

Mary is an experienced former Head of Human Resources and Head of Strategy and Talent Management for a FTSE 100 Company. She has worked extensively in HR, Finance and IT business partnering both corporately and as a consultant. At Develop Global she has overseen a number of high profile capability programs for HR and across corporate services. She is currently involved in an international HR coaching. [more]
Annette Perry

Annette Perry

Annette is a senior consultant with a track record in leading change through shaping strategy, delivering projects and developing people. At Develop Global she works with clients across sectors in order to raise the contribution of professional service functions with extensive experience with HR, Finance and IT. [more]
Gwynneth Rees-Kenny

Gwynneth Rees-Kenny

Gwynneth has over 20 years experience providing development and consultancy to leadership teams and individuals. She has a great deal of expertise in organisation design, organisation development, talent and performance management. Previous roles include Head of Leadership, Talent and People Change with a global financial services provider. [more]
Gill Gray

Gill Gray

Gill is a senior HR Development professional with over 15 years experience in HR and people development gained in a wide range of industry sectors and organizations. Prior to working with Develop Global, Gill worked at Sun Microsystems where she gained global experience in HR and Training and Development. Gill's focus is in HR business partnering, organization development, change management and facilitating teams. [more]
Mike Walters

Mike Walters

Mike is an authority on Human Resource strategy and processes with specific experience in developing HR structures, reward strategies and performance. Mike has some 15 years' consultancy experience and has led major assignments for a diverse range of global clients. His past career includes HR roles with Shell, Co-op Bank, BBC and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development as well as big consulting companies. [more]
Ross Maynard

Ross Maynard

Ross is Develop Global's process improvement consultant with over 20 years experience; specialising in process analysis and improvement, lean finance and statistical quality control. He has supported improvement projects with some of the world's leading organisations including Boeing, Rolls Royce, Thermofisher Scientific, Royal Bank of Scotland, Radiall, Parker Hannifin, Watlow Electric, Bosch, British Sugar, and many others.

His specific areas of expertise include: Financial Services Process Improvement; Lean Finance Process Improvement; Statistical Quality Improvement; Public Sector Process Improvement; Process Simulation. [more]
Caroline Rochford

Caroline Rochford

Caroline's main specialism is employment law. She is also a lay member of the Employment Tribunal service. She has been responsible for policy development, strategic planning, union consultation, delivering training on a whole range of HR topics, and initiating change in the field of equality and diversity issues. Caroline is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Fellow of the Society of Specialist Paralegals.
Dale Cox

Dale Cox

Dale has more than 15 years experience at Senior Management level. And has managed complex organisational and HR change programmes across a range of sectors. He has particular knowledge of and expertise in Shared Services through the leadership of a number of complex programmes. [more]
Anna Sarmatina

Anna Sarmatina

Anna is Develop Global's consultant in Russia. Anna has been working as a consultant and trainer for more than ten years in Russian companies. Alongside her work with customers from different business sectors - banking, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, catering, she has experience in teaching in Moscow State University in the MBA programme in Logistics. [more]
Yogesh Dani

Yogesh Dani

Yogesh is Develop Global's consultant in India. Yogesh is a Professional HR Consultant, an experienced Coach, an accredited MBTI practitioner & a Facilitator / Trainer. He firmly believes that every Individual has the Potential within, and is always encouraging people he meets to explore this fundamental truth. [more]
Agnes Ramsay

Agnes Ramsay

Agnes has 25 years' experience in major global technology companies, initially 11 years in Financial Management roles, transitioning to Human Resources where she latterly held the role of Head of EMEA HR Shared Services for Sun Microsystems Inc. [more]
Rex Devereux

Rex Devereux

Rex has extensive consulting experience in the UK, Middle East and Africa and has managed over thirty large scale projects. His technical skills include the management of change following the design, development and installation of performance improvement systems, lean / Six Sigma and the introduction of behavioural skills development for managers and supervisors. [more]
Selene Worrall

Selene Worrall

Selene is an experienced HR professional having worked within both private and public sector organisations. Her career to date has predominantly been within the financial services sector, where she has lead on many large scale initiatives such as the introduction of the first European Employee Forum into the Lloyds Banking Group. She also has experience of large mergers such as that between Lloyds Bank with TSB. Selene has worked on large scale change programmes within NHS organisations and Police forces, where she has provided project management and sound employee relations advice. [more]
Judith Ritter

Judith Ritter

Judith has been an HR Business Partner for a number of organisations including, Swiss Re, Allianz Managed Operations & Services and Hubert Burda Media. She was also a senior consultant for Kienbaum Management Consultants. Judith runs our Business Partner and Difficult Conversation workshops in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Judith speaks fluent German and English and Italian to a professional level and has a good working knowledge of French. [more]
Jasmin Blache

Jasmin Blache

Jasmin is an HR Professional holding a Master's degree as well as German CIPD qualification (Personalfachkauffrau) with strong know how and a wide range of interests in Human Resources like talent management, change management, recruiting, HR marketing and communication; focused on high quality standards and compliance; interested in people and processes. [more]
Martin Goodman

Martin Goodman

Martin is an influential and creative HR executive, coach, mentor and facilitator with a sustained record of demonstrable success in a range of HR roles in sectors including electricity supply, engineering, manufacturing, management consulting, pharmaceuticals, financial services, logistics, business services, as well as central and local government. [more]
Dr Hadley Hunter

Dr Hadley Hunter

Hadley has 38 years experience as an OR and IT consultant, and has conducted over 130 assignments in the public and private sectors. He has developed pay bill models for a number of central government departments and agencies including the current Home Office and Prison Service models. The results have been used to design new grading structures, which minimise the short and long-term costs. [more]
Mark Shelton

Mark Shelton

Mark has more than 20 years experience in commerce and industry as a senior Finance professional. He specialises in delivering training in Finance Business Partnering. He has delivered Business Partnering services across a wide range of sectors including media, engineering, logistics and consulting. [more]
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Dave Roberts

Dave is a senior consultant with over 20 years' experience in a variety of HR roles. He has experience of working with a range of large corporate organisations in both the public and private sector both nationally and globally. Dave introduced a Finance Business Partner model for the Post Office where he developed the structure and coached the senior leaders and team to move from a reactive function with limited strategic impact to trusted peers influencing senior stakeholders. [more]
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Edmund Komar

Edmund is one of our German consultants providing facilitation of workshops and large group events as well as, talent management and coaching for Executives in companies transforming corporate functions, building capability in strategy, business modelling and business consultancy. He often focuses on due diligence and merger integration as well as unlocking innovation and growth potential. [more]
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Tom MacKay

Tom has two key roles within Develop Global. The first is delivering many of our influencing and NLP workshops, as he is a leading international Master Trainer of NLP and INLPTA Master Coach Trainer - the highest level that can be attained. He also has a BSc (honours) in Psychology and an MSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminology. The second role he has is as our IT expert, designing and developing our open and in-house e-learning packages and other IT solutions, where he applies his deep understanding of influencing and learning. [more]
Alice Frick

Alice Frick

Alice has an MBA from Vienna University of Economics and Business. She has been running Business Partnering workshops with Develop Global since 2013. Examples include E.ON, HR Business Partnering; ANCHO, Difficult Conversations, Finance as a Business Partner workshops for public courses. Other clients incude AXA, Grunenthal, OHTB Austria. Her previous employment included American Express and Kaiser Associates. Alice is fluent in German (mother tongue) and English and in her spare time is a stand-up comedian, producer and stage manager. [more]
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Carol Barrie

Carole provides IT and webinar support to the team.
Develop Global's Image Management and Acting Team includes:

Rodrigo Penalosa

Rodrigo Penalosa

Rodrigo has been an actor for 10 years and his stage credits include appearances in Geneva, Madrid, Moscow, Berlin, Zurich and London. He is an experienced teacher in Languages, Drama and Rhetoric, with experience in forum theatre and script writing, as well as customer service improvement and coaching. Working for Develop Global as an actor Rodrigo leads many of our forum theatre for 'Difficult Conversations with Stakeholders' workshops, including providing detailed feedback on participants' approach to holding difficult conversations as well as on their coaching ability. [more]
Kate Donne

Kate Donne

Kate is a key member of our specialist training team, focusing on communication and presentation skills, impact and image. With a background in drama and a BA in dramatic studies, she has over 20 years experience putting her unique style and skills into practice as a trainer and coach. [more]
Simon De Cintra

Simon De Cintra

Simon de Cintra provides acting and training for Develop Global's workshops. He leads on our Difficult Conversations workshops for Managers and Business Partners.. Simon also has a Business background which makes his role plays particularly convincing and his input very realistic. Prior to training as an actor in 2004, Simon created and drove the Amex strategy in the Private Banking (High Net Worth) sector, signing a series of key accounts. [more]
Jonathan Lewis

Jonathan Lewis

Jonathan works with Develop Global as an actor, facilitator and coach. He fully utilizes his background as an acclaimed actor, writer and director to deliver personal impact skills training, and leadership development. His techniques include immersive role play and improvisation as well as high impact facilitation and coaching. [more]
TarynKay

Taryn Kay

A professional actress, singer, dancer, presenter & voice over artist. A member of Equity for over 30 years, Taryn has had a varied career including tv, film, rep theatre, variety, musicals, pantomimes, presenting & acting in corporate videos. In the 90's she was a professional cheerleader for an American Football Team performing at Wembley Stadium & Giants Stadium USA. Recently played mum at The Coventry Ricoh Arena for a week long Live event for Argos. Presenter for Ryobi at the NEC. [more]
DougCooper

Doug Cooper

Doug's role-playing work includes role playing assignments for the Organisational and Staff Development team at King's College London. The most recent was part of a recruitment and selection process for a senior management position with the Estates & Facilities directorate at KCL which involved a day long assessment centre. [more]
Sally Orrock

Sally Orrock

Sally has been working as a business actor, facilitator, coach and role-player for over 15 years. She is passionate about experiential learning and creating a safe and challenging environment for delegates. She has also performed in over 100 plays for Radio 4 and large number of Voice Overs and is therefore able to bring skills of relaxation and voice work in a practical format for the Delegates to experience and take away. [more]
Carolin Ott

Carolin Ott

Facilitator and actor in forum theatre for 'Difficult Conversations with Stakeholders', 'Coaching Ability', 'Personal Impact', 'Communications Style Inventory' and 'Contracting and Negotiating'. Over 5 years' experience working in customer service for various companies. Experienced and trained actress- graduated in 2010. Carolin speaks fluent German and English to Mother Tongue level and speaks basic Spanish and Italian. [more]
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Dana Proetsch

Dana is a facilitator, an actor and theatre producer. Her education includes Communication and Facilitation Training; Acting Training; Communication Assistance training for deaf people; Long String Marionette; Writing for Puppetry and Puppet Construction. She has run a number of workshops as a facilitator including: voice and articulation for adults; moderation; communication and conflict management; awareness training for adults and improvisation for children and adults. [more]
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Alice Mortsch

Alice is a theatre teacher and actor. Her education includes Acting School Kraus Vienna (Diploma) and MBA Remedial Education and Social Pedagogy (University of Vienna). She specialises in acting classes, workshops with children, teenagers and adults, theatre productions and improvisation and runs workshops on Presence and Presentation, Motivation, Job-Coaching, "My voice My tool" and "Change is possible - Improvisation theatre as a chance" [more]
Develop Global's Administration Team includes:

Karen Morrison

Karen Morrison

Karen is the Office Manager and Programme Manager for Develop Global and manages our support and administration team. Karen uses her excellent organisational skills to ensure Develop Global provides the high standards expected of us by our clients. To do this, she co-ordinates consultants, schedules and organises resources and our administration support team, Karen ensures our events and open workshop programme run smoothly. Contact:
Elaine Baxter

Elaine Baxter

Elaine provides administrative support for the Office Manager and ensures our workshop materials are prepared to Develop Global's quality standard.