Tracey Ashworth Davies I’ve been a Board level HR Director for over 20 years, working in multiple sectors: Financial Services, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Construction and Fintech. I’ve also held roles outside HR including CEO, COO, Strategy Director, Customer Services Director and Director of Corporate Affairs. I co-founded a successful financial services business, Read more >


Alison Best I’ve been at byrne·dean since 2012 and have two roles: firstly as part of the core facilitation team – running interactive training sessions across the globe; and secondly developing new training content – keeping up with clients’ needs, and the latest research and developments in psychology, neuroscience, leadership, technology and, Read more >


Graham Browning I enjoy a mix of facilitation and helping to resolve tricky people issues.  People’s expectations of work are complex and changing.  When facilitating, I love giving people the tools and confidence they need to navigate the modern workplace.  I’m used to helping leaders solve the people issues that keep them Read more >


Uxshely Chotai  I love to help other people – whether that is through just listening to them, supporting them or providing them with tools or information that they may find valuable.  This is probably pretty useful, given that I am a psychotherapist. I didn’t start my career as a therapist though – Read more >


Sophie Clifford If you can resolve workplace issues before lawyers get involved, you should. I know this from practicing as an employment lawyer since 1998, advising and litigating, having worked for the UN, government, SMEs and start-ups, looking after employers and employees. Resolving workplace issues takes many forms. I love delivering the Read more >


Helen Dallimore  I feel privileged to be part of a team whose mission is to build kinder, fairer and more productive workplaces – an aspiration I am passionate about. As a facilitator I deliver a range of workplace training sessions, a role which combines my professional and personal experience. I spent 18 years Read more >


Hilary Cordery  I am an experienced employment lawyer and trainer having worked for many years as part of a leading Employment team with global law firm Baker McKenzie. I have led training sessions for managers, HR/ER professionals and in-house employment lawyers, and have spoken at / chaired online webinars, round-table think tank Read more >


Matt Dean Victoria Byrne and I started byrne·dean in 2003 to create kinder, fairer, more productive workplaces. My two head and neck cancers (2009 and 2016) have influenced my life and work. My first book ‘the Soft Stuff: reclaiming kindness for the world of work’ was published in April. I was an Read more >


Katie Drysdale I joined byrne·dean in June 2019 after 12 years in professional services (eight of those in law) working across communications, brand and business development. Put simply, I work on building and maintaining reputation, so I understand the importance of good culture and ‘lived’ values for building a strong brand. My Read more >


Jenny Harrison My work as a training facilitator is underpinned by a life-long fascination with human behaviour and group dynamics.  I am driven by a strong desire to make a difference to people and workplaces and I believe that everyone has the right to feel included and valued so that they can Read more >