Who we are
Sue blends her learning and development expertise with 20+ years experience to Director level, in the planning, sales and marketing, customer service and business development. She has worked for large blue chip organisations such as Whitbread, Compass, Virgin, Granada, and Colgate Palmolive. This gives her valuable insight into the real challenges faced by senior executives in today’s global business environment. Sue has also taught Professional and Personal Development for Managers on the faculty of a London University. As well as managing Eluminas, she is one of a small number of specially selected facilitators working on leadership excellence programmes for a global engineering firm, and is an international trainer for the highly respected Coaches Training Institute, the world’s largest face-to-face-coach training organisation.
As a founding Director of Eluminas, over 10 years ago, Sue has brought together a highly-skilled team of development specialists, facilitators, coaches and trainers to design and deliver programmes in the UK and internationally. Together they represent Eluminas - focusing on helping clients to develop their leadership capability, improve team performance and change their cultures.
Sue leads the Eluminas ''Talent and Transition' practice which is dedicated to supporting and developing organisations in their Talent Management and Outplacement activities, and individual leaders who are transitioning into new organisations or roles. This includes:
- development of Talent Management programmes
- on-boarding executives joining new organisations
- supporting executives taking on a new role within their current busines
- maternity coaching, re-entry and engagement after maternity leave
- outplacement coaching including interview coaching
- CV development
- deployment of selection instruments e.g. Hogan HPI/ HDS/ MVPI
- design of bespoke 360 and assessment centre materials.
Sue has significant experience of working internationally with organisations and executives across a range of industry sectors and functional areas. Sue blends her learning and development expertise with her experience in marketing for blue chip companies that have included Europcar and Gallaher, and more than 12 years working as an executive search professional for Spencer Stuart.
Sarah has 20 years of business experience in office administration, including working as a PA, programme management, project coordination, recruitment, bookkeeping and as a team leader for a large financial firm.
In that time she developed a wealth of sound business skills and understands the challenges and pressures that come with most businesses. As an experienced EA, Sarah's strength is the ability to multitask, keeping attention to detail at the same time.
Sarah has an enthusiastic and positive outlook with a 'can do' attitude and is a valued member of our team.