We know that no single training programme, however great, can significantly influence business results on its own.
Long-term changes in behaviour are born out of structured programmes of ongoing learning.
That’s why we will create a training ‘journey’ with you. It all starts with the end in mind, by clearly defining your objectives, measures of success and post-event activities, before we embark on delivery.
We want to build true, long-term consultative partnerships that help you to get results, which is why all our programmes are based on a return-on-investment strategy.
And acutely aware of the needs of the modern learner too.Whether we’re working with your teams on specific skills or with a leadership team facilitating a change programme, your learners will always gain a uniquely positive, innovative and enriching experience.
Andy is a co-founder and joint managing director of OTD, who has almost 20 years’ experience in the life sciences sector.
His vision to inspire people and organisations through the delivery of genuinely innovative and engaging coaching solutions. Andy is occasionally allowed out of the office to deliver workshops, but his primary focus is on achieving operational excellence and developing OTD’s expanding portfolio of national and international customers.
“What inspires me? Nothing beats the excitement of being part of a successful OTD workshop. I especially enjoy meeting participants we have helped to make positive changes in their life and career, particularly those that were initially sceptical of what they could achieve.”
Chris is a vastly experienced senior leader and world-class facilitator with a 17-year track record in the pharmaceutical industry.
As Joint Managing Director of OTD, Chris is passionate about creating positive environments in which teams exceed targets and customer expectations.
He is a published author, a Society of NLP Licensed Master Trainer for Business and a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) practitioner, so don’t be too surprised if you notice positive changes occurring once you’ve met him.
“What inspires me? Seeing new members of the OTD family flourish as outstanding coaches and trainers. We have a high-performing team which creates memorable experiences for our customers and enables people to significantly improve their performance; it is awe inspiring.”
Rebecca’s primary focus is ensuring OTD’s delivery of measurable, impactful and world-class coaching interventions that put the customer first.
A qualified NLP business practitioner, Rebecca possesses vast experience in project management and personality and psychological profiling, which adds considerable value to our training, facilitation and coaching. Rebecca is a registered general nurse with almost 25 years’ experience within the healthcare and life sciences sectors.
“What inspires me? OTD’s ability to continually evolve, grow and develop, with an innovative and flexible portfolio of interventions that are adaptable to meet the needs of any customer. It enhances my own aspiration to learn and grow, both personally and professionally.”
Louise is an inspirational world-class presenter, coach and behavioural change expert, with extensive experience in personality and psychological profiling.
A qualified NLP business practitioner, Louise is renowned for her first-class communication skills and an ability to make complex subjects accessible to all.
She specialises in the delivery of behavioural and attitudinal change programmes, which engage and motivate individuals and teams on an international scale.
“What inspires me? I love to travel worldwide, experiencing different cultures and working with a variety of global teams. OTD is fast paced, challenging and exciting; it is that environment that motivates me to be the best I can possibly be.”
Head of Outcomes Ali works with organisations across the globe to coordinate effective customer journeys and ensure that our programmes create sustainable change.
An NLP qualified business practitioner, Ali is a vastly experienced business manager with almost 25 years of experience in the life sciences sector. She is passionate about enabling effective performance through people and is widely respected for her energy, leadership skills and ability to inspire others.
“What inspires me? Being empowered to add value to everything OTD does. Reviewing progress and evaluating measures of success, allows our customers to truly understand the impact of our delivery and motivates all of us to continually strive for customer excellence.”
OTD’s customer support team is dedicated to ensuring that individuals and organisations receive the best possible experience of our service.
They include specialists in finance, design, data, management and administration, who all play a crucial role in the preparation, delivery and analysis of our programmes.
As an organisation that delivers globally, we are especially proud that our team reflects and celebrates the rich cultural diversity of our home city of Birmingham.
As an international company, we continually invest in the development of a trusted network of experienced coaching and training professionals.
It’s why we employ people who are based within the diverse locations in which we deliver our services, who speak several languages, understand different sectors and represent a whole range of cultures and customs.
Each member of our global team is handpicked for customer assignments based on their individual skills, attributes and location.