Christine Stewart BEng Hons, ILM accredited trainer
Christine has worked in the manufacturing, finance, and higher education sectors as a continuous improvement specialist for over 25 years. Christine is a qualified Engineer and started her career in the aerospace industry improving logistics, optimising machinery and equipment and developing staff to improve their own processes and working practices. It was during this time that she embraced the Lean philosophy of respect for people and utilising the knowledge of staff to create habits that constantly and consistently deliver value for the customer. Christine moved into the HE sector 13 years ago to become the Head of the Lean University at Cardiff University. Where she had responsibility for creating a culture of continuous improvement across all aspects of the institution.
For the last 4 years Christine has been using her knowledge and experience of people, process, and purpose to provide advice, facilitation and training to companies and institutions. Through her expertise she supports businesses to harness the skills and capabilities of their people, to engage them in developing and delivering a strategy for improvement and to take ownership of their daily activities to make continuous improvement the norm.
Lorna is a professional and engaging Human Resources and Organisation Development practitioner with over 30 years’ experience supporting leaders and managers within both the commercial, not-for-profit and the education sectors. Lorna is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development and Member of the Association for Coaches. Having gained her management degree, Lorna specialised with an MSc in human resource management and then her LLM in employment law. Lorna is a qualified change manager, MBTI Assessor and qualified and experienced leadership and workplace coach.
She has worked with all leadership levels as a trusted professional partner and advisor, advancing people management and development practice. Lorna has delivered a range of change and personal workplace transition projects, designed solutions that enhance performance initiatives and provided bespoke leadership and management development programmes. In 2018 one of her leadership development portfolios was awarded the Times Higher Education award for Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development.