Our Team

Refreshing & Direct

Bringing freshness and directness to our conversations no matter how challenging.

Energised & Hungry

Bringing front foot energy to our role and hungry to learn every day.

Humble & Smart

Leaving our egos at the door as we collaborate through observations and insights to solve problems.

Meet the PotentialSquared Team:

Colin Hunter
Colin is passionate about creating a playground to disrupt the way people are led, through award-winning leadership, personal and innovation development programmes. As the Founder and CEO of PotentialSquared, he is driven by that purpose, to help his clients sustain a pipeline of leaders, ready to lead in the future.

Colin Hunter

CEO

Sharon Hardcastle
Sharon creates an environment for new products and approaches, with a focus on commercially successful events. As COO, she demonstrates her strengths in bridging creativity with practical solutions both internally and for clients.

Sharon Hardcastle

COO

Ian Moore
Ian’s purpose is to stir up Leaders’ appreciation and awareness of themselves and their potential. Challenge, Perspective, Pace, and Humour characterise Ian’s approach to leading client solutions and delivering through a vibrant, talented team. Ian is Head of Products and Platforms for PotentialSquared.

Ian Moore

Head of Products and Platforms

Karen Stevenson
As Head of Finance, Karen’s relationships span from our internal Team and Associates to our Suppliers and Clients. Karen applies logic and structure to support all the financial processes of the business, making sure that everything runs smoothly.

Karen Stevenson

Head of Finance

Chris is the Head of Sales here at P2. Chris’s motor runs on curiosity. If his years of sales experience have taught him anything, it’s that he’s interested in everything. This means he wouldn’t be caught dead “selling” as he’s too busy learning about you and your team, serving to achieve your potential. Pi2 defined.

Chris Hamilton

Head of Sales

Stephen Buck
Stephen’s eye for detail intuitive nature meant he was well placed to drive our digital efforts as we begin to digitise our business and programmes. Working closely with clients, Stephen drives the structure and design of our online learning experiences as Digital Platform Manager.

Stephen Buck

Digital Platform Manager

Tom Heywood
Tom is a senior leadership development specialist with 25 years experience. He offers high challenge coaching and consultancy to individuals and teams. His areas of expertise include supporting leaders to develop leadership behaviour & authentic brand; clarify purpose, vision & values; engage others in embedding strategy and create a high performance culture.

Tom Heywood

Associate

Karen Eisenthal
Karen is a global business consultant, executive coach, and facilitator with more than 25 years of experience. She specialises in cultural competency, communication, leadership and management development and conflict management. She has an exceptional ability to connect authentically with her clients, enabling her to fully address their needs and goals.

Karen Eisenthal

Associate

Rachel Gorman
As a coach, consultant, and trainer, Rachel thrives working with individuals and teams to help them recognise their strengths, heighten their awareness, and deliberately practice new thinking and behaviours to achieve higher satisfaction in life and work. Using the most recent behavioural psychology, the solutions always appeal to the individual and have business impact.

Rachel Gorman

Associate

Steve Baker
Steve Baker having personally experienced the impact of a great leadership development programme at the beginning of his career, Steve is driven to create the same impact within his clients’ organisations, focusing particularly on mindsets, beliefs, and their effect on behaviour.

Steve Baker

Associate

Milda Zinkus
Milda specialises in supporting individuals and organisations through change, as well as leadership development, acquisitions and business integrations. She has a strong belief that by enabling effective conversations, it is possible to create healthy working relationships and deliver real results.

Milda Zinkus

Associate

Kathy Stiff
Kathy operates as a coach, consultant, and trainer. She is authentic and genuine with an intuitive rapport, and exhibits expertise that clients highly value. Her work is underpinned by her focus on language and its ability to influence customers linked to the knowledge that people remember how you make them feel.

Kathy Stiff

Associate

Andrew Deller
Andrew is an experienced Lead Consultant who specialises in designing and delivering a wide range of organisational people change, management and leadership development, and Executive Coaching initiatives within the Financial Services industry. He strives to understand the organisational and commercial drivers that exist as he seeks to bring about effective and lasting change.

Andrew Deller

Associate

Lynden Edwards
Lynden Lloyd has been working in personal development since 1997. Working as an Actor with Potential Squared he has a passionate interest in the use of language and behaviour to achieve effective communications and is a strong advocate of experiential training as a means of lasting self-development.

Lynden Edwards

Actor

Luke Shaw
Luke strives to help people effect positive change in their lives. As a Business Role Player he brings a unique set of skills rooted in psychology, performance and behaviour, along with the passionate belief that the BEST way to embed any new learning is through practice, practice, practice!.

Luke Shaw

Actor

Charlotte Butler
Charlotte is committed to unlocking the power of effective communication in corporate leaders. As co-founder and COO of Performance Role Play Training, she works to hear the clients ‘wants’, balances it with the unspoken ‘needs’ and then offers a solution. If she isn’t having fun, she doesn’t see the point.

Charlotte Butler

Actor

Judy Ditchfield
Judy as a Role Player and Facilitator remains committed to creating a space for people to be successful and thrive. Specialising in driving authentic engagement and courageous conversations, with her effective feedback, she is willing to stretch and challenge delegates to explore their potential for long term growth.

Judy Ditchfield

Actor

Doug Shapiro
Doug is a business role-player, he takes great pride in being a vehicle for clients’ growth in realistic role-plays. He specialises in bespoke role-play, so delegates can practice communication skills for their real-life business challenges.

Doug Shapiro

Actor

Pavan
Pavan believes that clear and compassionate communication is key to building, maintaining, and growing any relationship. As a business role-player, he always engages a sense of empathy with the people with whom he is working, while also carefully respecting the commercial priorities of the organisation.

Pavan Singh

Actor

Shivani Bhagi
Shivani is an internationally experienced Trainer, Coach, and Consultant. She has a passion for helping mid to senior-level professionals understand how best they can elevate their abilities to reach the next professional milestone in their career, through imparting the necessary tools, facilitation, and training that bring about the right results.

Shivani Bhagi

Associate

Simon Westwood
Simon has spent the last 15 years designing and delivering high-quality training and facilitation for companies all around the globe. His warm, open, informal yet pragmatic style combined with a passion to engage and challenge people has helped him be a fundamental part of developing excellent leaders and communicators.

Simon Westwood

Associate

Jacq Chow
Jacqueline believes that learning is a continuous process, 活到老,学到老. As a facilitator, she creates a safe space for participants to create, explore and discover. Just like a mirror, she helps participants to see more of themselves, highlighting their strengths and reflecting on possibilities.

Jacqueline Chow

Associate

Woon Peng Ziady
A specialist in organisational cultural transformation, change management, strategic planning and teambuilding. Woon’s focus is on inspiring and energising clients to succeed on their own terms. Woon pulls on over 20 years’ experience to deliver effective solutions to companies in wide-ranging industries from digital mobile to health and public institutions.

Woon Peng Ziady

Associate

Paul Whitman
Paul specialises in designing and delivering tailored solutions to support organisational growth and development. Passionate about encouraging ‘real’ conversations, to calls things as they see it, and to have the courage to articulate it, he is known for being a straight-talker and believes that authenticity is the key to inspirational leadership and fruitful relationships.

Paul Whitman

Associate

Charlotte Wren
As Account Manager, Charlotte manages global clients and associates ensuring they are aligned and prepared for all training programmes. Highly organised and efficient she applies this to her role to ensure delivery is smooth and timely.

Charlotte Wren

Client Service Account Manager

Kelly Johnson
From her many years in event management, Kelly brings organisational rigour, great interpersonal skills, and a love for a project deadline or two into her role as EA and HR Support.

Kelly Johnson

EA & HR Support

Sharon Stone
As Account Manager, Sharon manages global client projects and events, providing planning and logistical support, through effective client and associate relationships. She is passionate about providing outstanding customer service and leverages her time management, organisational skills, and experience to deliver on this aspect at all times.

Sharon Stone

Client Service Account Manager

Kevin Allinson
With years of experience working in Financial Services and Automotive Manufacturer Sales, Kevin is enthusiastic and passionate about client experiences which he brings to his role as Digital Product Manager.

Kevin Allinson

Digital Product Manager

Tracey Harrison
Tracey-Joy Harrison is a member of the Advisory Board at PotentialSquared. Tracey was a partner at Ernst and Young LLP and Managing Director at Accenture. She is a Director of UCAS Media, a Trustee of The Royal Anniversary Trust, and the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre. 

Tracey Harrison

Advisory Board Member

Deborah Tranelli
A highly accomplished stage and screen actress and award-winning singer and recording artist, her career spans over 40 years, including her 11 seasons as Phyllis, Bobby Ewing’s loyal assistant, on the iconic series “Dallas”. Being a BRP is the perfect marriage of performing and her interest in the complexities of interpersonal communications in the business world.

Deborah Tranelli

Actor

Teresa Hill, Associate, PotentialSquared
Teresa is a learning and development consultant with a successful track record of developing people, at all levels, for a wide range of clients in both the private and public sectors. She really enjoys helping people to become the best they can be.

Teresa Hill

Associate