Professional Partners, Associates & Specialist Advisers
Our team is comprised of highly experienced, independent HCPC registered chartered Psychologists, and an accomplished Barrister, who all bring a unique combination of expertise to you.
Prof. Jill Flint-Taylor
MA MSc PhD
A Chartered Business Psychologist and a registered member of the Health Professions Council (UK). Jill is a business psychologist and executive coach with extensive experience of working at the most senior levels in government and in top-rated multi-national corporations.
Over the years Jill has led a wide range of client projects in the fields of selection, assessment and leadership development, as well as establishing and managing teams and organisations in the UK and southern Africa.
For details of Jill's pioneering work, please visit RUSANDO at the link below.
B.A, PGCE, M.Ed, M.Sc
Helen is a HPC registered Chartered Psychologist who's membership includes the Division of Educational and Child Psychology of the British Psychological Society (BPS).
Helen has extensive experience in teaching, learning support (SEN) and Dyslexia. During the the last ten years she has worked as an Educational Psychologist in Europe and the U.K.
Anna R. Edwards
MA, MA, MSc
A Chartered Psychologist and a registered member of the Health Professions Council (UK).
Anna lectures in the Department of Nursing and Health, at Letterkenny Institute of Technology. As a highly experienced occupational psychologist, Anna has been involved in many public and private sector projects, with her most recent being for the Department of Health Northern Ireland.
Barrister & Mediator
Samantha Waters was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1999 and further qualified as a Solicitor in 2003. Samantha has a specialism in Employment Law and Corporate Governance.
Samantha has nineteen years public sector experience and was Head of Legal Services for eleven years before progressing to Director of Legal and Compliance, holding a multi-disciplined portfolio for four years. Samantha has excellent experience in employment law and has worked in-house supporting employers for the duration of her practice.
Samantha has a unique perspective of what employment/HR means to an employer and how to deliver. She has delivered day-to-day employment/HR support, conducted high profile HR and disciplinary investigations, advised and delivered multi-million pound Organisational Change Programmes; designed and delivered Organisational Leadership Programmes and has conducted a substantial volume of high value Employment Tribunal Claims.
Samantha held Directorship responsibility for the provision of Information Governance and has provided legal and practical advice on contentious Information Governance matters throughout her practice.
Dr Edmond Maher BEd MA MA EdD
Educational Policy Specialist/Advisor
Edmond Maher has 20 years’ senior educational leadership experience. Using a team-based approach, each institute he has led delivered significant and measurable improvement, broadened educational opportunities and boosted results. In Australia, additional to his educational leadership responsibilities, Ed served on government committees to assess capital grant applications and inspect schools. He also initiated and oversaw professional development of staff and leaders at an institution and systems level and has repeatedly contributed to NGOs through leadership projects and training. He enjoys start-ups and leading and supporting organisations with an ambitious vision and innovative agenda.
His academic qualifications include a doctorate in education policy, in inter-agency and inter-governmental decision-making. One of his masters degrees is in leading educational change, the other in inter-cultural studies. Whilst Ed’s research interest remains primarily in policy studies, he is also researching the impact of teaching pedagogies on student learning. Professional development of faculty remains his long-standing passion. He has studied and worked in Australia, the USA, UK, Belgium and the Asia-Pacific region.
Ed is on the faculty at Antwerp Management School and academic mentor of Executive PhD candidates. In a voluntary capacity, he also supports and advises schools and universities in problem solving and research driven development.
Although Ed has spent almost his entire career in senior leadership, he describes himself primarily as a learner. He judges the value of his work by development in the organisations he is leading, by what students know and can do and through the values they live by.
Dr. Joanne Fennell, BSc MSc PhD C Psychol AFBPsS
BPS Counselling Psychologist,
HCPC Registered, MBACP (accred)
Jo started her career as a photographer were she worked in an industrial setting for some years before going to university as a mature student and studying a BSc in Psychology. She then went on to study an MSc and also a PhD in Applied Psychology in the field of aircraft cabin safety at what was then Cranfield Institute of Technology. Her research into aircraft cabin safety and awareness of the need for sensitivity and support for accident survivors led to the further development of what had been her longstanding interest in counselling and psychotherapy and she started bereavement counselling in a local agency. After completing her doctorate and some careful weighing up of career paths she decided to further her counselling training and subsequently became a Counselling lecturer at the University of Southampton where she developed, and was course director, of the BA Counselling programme. Alongside her lecturing role she maintained a private counselling, psychotherapy and supervision practice for over twenty years.
Jo is an HCPC registered and BPS Chartered, Counselling Psychologist as well as an accredited BACP counsellor and psychotherapist. Her counselling private practice as a humanistic integrative therapist is ongoing and she sees clients with wide ranging issues including relationships, work stress, bereavement, identity and low mood.