ABOUT OUR TEAM
At Minerva Engagement weimprove business and personal performance from the inside out Our focus is on making a difference to your business. We generate long term partnerships, built on a powerful combination of insightful understanding, practical experience and academic excellence.
Deborah Hulme FIIC
A thought-leader and practitioner in employee engagement and behavioural change, Deborah is trained in NLP, neuroscience and coaching and is a Fellow of the Intitute of Internal Communications. With an infectious energy and a sharp strategic mind, Deborah has over 20 years shaping and delivering complex engagement programmes. She provides strategic insight, direction and support at all levels of employee seniority leaving a lasting legacy on both organisations and individuals, but the lightest of footprints.
A highly motivated internal communications specialist, with over 18 years’ experience in corporate communications. Experienced in taking a strategic approach as well as proven strengths in tactical delivery, Teresa has a real passion to make a difference through exceptional internal communications, colleague engagement as well as events development and management.
Francesca Polini MSc
Change & Engagement Specialist
Francesca has delivered at the very highest strategic level across countries and cultures; coaching leaders, setting and executing transformational change initiatives with some of the world’s most recognisable brands including Mars, Greenpeace and Barclays. She brings a valuable mix of leadership, communication, change and engagement experience across varied sectors and markets.
Dr Jane Stevens MBA
Organisational Change Specialist
Specialising in malignant haematology Jane migrated into a clinical leadership role, most recently operating as divisional director for Cancer and Clinical Support in a large acute Trust in London. Having completed her MBA in 2016, Jane is undertaking a Doctorate in Organisational Change at Ashridge Hult Business School, where she has been accepted as an Associate. In addition to her study Jane works with Minerva to provide, facilitation, training and leadership development insight, learning and support
Coach and Mindfulness Specialist
Judith is a commercially focused (accredited) executive coach, facilitator and trainer with broad experience from a range of industry sectors. Experienced in working with executives and senior managers Judith’s expertise is in her in-depth knowledge of organisational change and her ability to work in a collaborative way, building highly motivated individuals and teams. Appointed as a guest lecturer at Cambridge University Judith is also researching Mindfulness in Leadership for her Doctorate.
Leadership, Innovation and Change Specialist
An engineer by original training, Jonathan has a sharp mind, a passion for excellence and is excited by technology and people’s innate creativity. He develops leaders, helps organisations to innovate, and facilitates change. Jonathan has worked at executive level in people orientated change roles in: Airbus, Jaguar Land Rover, Logica, Glaxo, Financial Services Authority, the Senior Civil Service and other organisations.
Head of Events
Victor's background is in advertising and marketing, where he was responsible for the launch and relaunch of a wide range of global brands and the delivery of award winning animated commercials. With a tireless passion for detail and delivery Victor ensures our events, conferences, workshops and team-building days are enjoyed by all and are delivered to the highest standard.
Jennie Flower MBA
Business Development Director
With her background in global marketing and her in-depth understanding of branding and customer needs, Jennie is ideally placed to continually challenge and strengthen the Minerva Engagement proposition. Jennie works tirelessly to ensure our clients have a great experience and to welcome new clients into our Minerva Engagement family. Jennie lectures (degree level) students in Advertising and has just completed her MBA at Ashridge Hult Business School, having been awarded the ‘Women in Business’ scholarship.
Karen has oversight regarding all things financial. With over 16 years financial management expertise, Karen ensures Minerva Engagement is compliant with UK regulation. Karen oversees company policy as well as managing all contractual and financial matters. Karen keeps us on track and moving forward.
Bianca keeps us all on track, providing invaluable office support, arranging, re-arranging and cracking the whip when required. She ensures the smooth and successful delivery of all Minerva Engagement events, keeping a busy team to schedule with great efficiency and always a smile.