Who are we?

Claire Woodcock, Managing Director

claire woodcock

After graduating from London Guildhall University in 1993 with a degree in European Business Systems, and from Canterbury a year later with a Masters in International Business and French, Claire spent the best part of 20 years building up an eclectic portfolio of roles in marketing and business development, in agencies and client-side, in London and abroad.  An enthusiastic leader with a passion for change and strong influencing and communication skills, Claire manages a range of public affairs and complex relationships. She works with businesses and teams with passionate drive, encompassing professional services, broadcasting, entertainment and hospitality.

Shelby Bullen, Communications Manager

Shelby Bullen

An experienced and qualified Producer Director with an employment history spanning the BBC globally, Shelby is experienced in relationship building, external relations, communications and strategic development. She always gets the best from people and generates a team buzz. Shelby is skilled at bringing contrasting groups together around a common vision, and has a large network of contacts. She is a convincing influencer prepared to challenge, debate and get to the heart of problems. She sees issues from diverse viewpoints and develops practical solutions to move issues forward.

Lucy McGivern, Team Building and Mindfulness

Lucy McGivern

Lucy is an accredited Psychotherapist and counsellor with a deep interest in Mindfulness and Buddhist practices. Lucy has extensive experience in therapeutic practice since 2004, teaching CBT therapy since 2010 and in facilitating Mindfulness based courses and workshops since 2013 with a special focus on enabling participants to engage in alternative methods in dealing with stress, anxiety and depression. She is also in private practice offering individual therapy for depression and anxiety disorders, EMDR for trauma/PTSD, supervision and consultation.

She has developed courses bringing together insights from the different disciplines of Psychology, Psychotherapy, Philosophy, and Mindfulness meditation to offer training to a wide range of professionals – teachers, psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors, coaches, doctors, and business executives among others. She has presented workshops and courses in the area of Mindfulness.

Her research interests centre around Mindfulness in the work place and the increase of productivity and wellbeing.