Our People

More than 300 in-house thinkers, mentors and educators making a real-world impact

We are passionate about helping everyone achieve their professional best

Our team is comprised of proven thinkers, mentors and educators who deliver transformational learning making a real-world impact. We believe that supportive partners and brilliant coaching can help realise the full potential of your people and your business.  

We have recruited a diverse team of industry experts who are proven to deliver world-class coaching. These Professional Development Experts are on a mission to turn knowledge into performance at all levels of your organisation, empowering companies to reach new heights with our workplace training.  

Thinkers, Mentors, Educators

We could not deliver the impact we do, without our people: 

Experienced Coaches & Business Leaders
Highly experienced coaches and facilitators with decades of industry experience
Programme Designers & Excellence
Subject matter experts who design our cutting edge curriculum and dedicated teams creating industry leading learner experience
Customer Success
Account management & operations teams ensuring every client achieves the strongest organisational impact

Our Team We are underpinned by this leadership team

James Kelly – Co-Founder and CEO

Passionate about workplace development, education and skills. 20 years’ experience in professional service consulting with PwC, IBM and Deloitte. Leads on strategy, culture and corporate growth

Sean Cosgrove – Chief Revenue Officer

C-level executive with extensive experience in the UK and Australia. Robust track record of building enterprise sales solutions and developing high-performing teams.

Angela Hale – Chief Operating Officer

More than 25 years management and operational experience with a strong focus on professional development and performance improvement.

Shezan Hirjee – Director of Curriculum and Programmes

Education specialist, with degrees from Cambridge and UCL Institute of Education. Background in teaching and lecturing in management, business and economics at institutions across the UK.

David Millar – Director of Excellence and Learner Experience

20 years experience in Education as a Teacher and Executive Leader. Driven by an unshakeable belief in human potential and in the transformative power of education Committed to excellence, supporting and challenging people to be the very best they can be.

Laura Bowey – Director of Transformation and Change

20 years experience in operational leadership, transformation and change in both the not for profit and education sectors. Passionate about data, continuous improvement and enhancing customer experience, with a strong focus on impact.

Our Partners We partner with world-class institutions

Who share our rigour and approach to quality when delivering workplace training programmes:

Careers at Corndel

Our people set us apart

Officially recognised as a top 50 inspiring workplace in the 2022 EMEA Inspiring Workplaces Awards, Corndel is a rapidly growing workplace training business, which is disrupting and transforming the way organisations develop their people.

We work with some of the UK’s largest, most exciting and innovative organisations, helping them pursue their strategic objectives by upskilling their employees through apprenticeships.

We’re always looking for exceptional people to help lead our training and coaching programmes and to manage our key accounts.