Our People

Our People

The Team

Jenny Wilkinson
Michael Wilkinson
Adam Wilkinson
John Doidge
Tony Barradell
Martin Cussons

Jenny Wilkinson

Director: Development Consultant, ILM Centre Manager

Jenny is one of the co-founders of GWA, establishing the business with Mike in 1996. As the principal learning and development consultant she is responsible for the design and facilitation of the programmes we offer. Jenny is also an academic lecturer and researcher currently working for De Montfort University, Leicester as a module leader on the MA Design programme lecturing in digital design, business planning and leadership in creative design. Jenny’s main research area is experience design with a particular focus on digital media and its potential to engage people with things such as cultural heritage.

Mike Wilkinson

Director: GWA Finance and IT systems, ILM Learner Management

Mike, along with Jenny, is a co-founder of GWA and provides us with essential organisational and IT solutions. He is responsible for important aspects of our record keeping including finances and learner management. He runs our IT systems and is the key point of contact for our ILM learners.

Adam Wilkinson

GWA Administrator and Web Manager, ILM Programme Administrator

As well a supporting our ILM programmes and maintaining our web presence Adam is a professional musician performing with a range of bands and orchestras across Yorkshire. Currently completing his MA in Music Performance at Leeds University he also works as a music tutor for Wakefield music services and is one of the performing co-founders of InSyc Percussion Duo

John Doidge

External Consultant

John provides quality control for our ILM programmes. He is our principal internal verifier and is also a member of our ILM marking team.

John has a long association with GWA and has been our principal associate for many years. He has helped us to develop and deliver our leadership and management portfolio and was instrumental in our early days of attaining ILM Centre approval. John has remains a key figure in our leadership programmes providing quality and assessment expertise.

Tony Barradell

External Consultant: Clear Vision Learning

Tony is a member of our facilitation team and our ILM assessment team

Tony collaborates with us on a range of development programmes including creative thinking, project management and leadership. He is currently co-facilitating on our ILM programmes at levels 3 and 5.

Independently from us Tony runs his own business, Clear Vision Learning delivering a range of learning opportunities to help people further develop their skills and capabilities. He has specialist skills in areas such as project management and finance for non-financial managers.

Martin Cussons

External Consultant: Martin Cussons Associates

Martin is a member of our facilitation team and our ILM assessment team

Martin collaborates with us on a range of leadership and management programmes and is currently co-facilitating on our ILM programmes at levels 5 and 7.

Independently from us Martin works with organisations on a range of leadership development activities, ranging from traditional in house programmes to action learning and coaching. His main interests are helping leaders and managers develop themselves and their staff to achieve organisational goals. He is also a qualified workplace mediator and can help people to understand and work constructively with conflict.