Cube learning and development is three people who enjoy working together to help ambitious clients
shape their future. We are never happier than when we are designing and delivering development programmes. We each have different experience, skills and qualities to offer our clients. 
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Chris has designed and delivered  sessions for a huge range of clients over his 15 years in Learning and Development.

Previously, Chris worked with a professional theatre group and taught drama for the Prison Service – teaching him how to understand audiences and recognise behaviours so that he can tailor sessions according to the client.

He has worked for Next Directory, Next Distribution, Bernard Hodes, Ventura and Castleton Partners, leading teams that have designed and delivered Management Development programmes to hundreds of managers of varying grades, up to Director level. These programmes have driven cultural and behavioural change in the organisations for which they were commissioned.

In 2008, Chris launched Cube Learning and Development.

Chris’ clients include:

  • Modern Housing Solutions
    (part of the Carillion group)
  • DHL
  • Provident Insurance
  • Aviva
  • Barton Petroleum

Skills and qualifications

Chris has a Certificate in post-compulsory education,  a BA (Hons) in History and English and MA in Theatre Production.  He also holds CITP in Train the Trainer.

Chris’s expertise is in design and delivery of leadership and management development programmes. His specialist areas include:

  • Communications
  • Cultural change
  • Presentation skills
  • Personal impact
  • Customer service skills


Ann has been a consultant for 10 years and specialises in leadership and talent development, including coaching and mentoring. She designs and delivers workshops focusing on change and leadership skills and is an experienced facilitator of senior level business teams. She is also an experienced organisational development consultant helping companies to design structures and performance mechanisms to achieve their operating plans and business strategies.

She previously worked as an Operating Director for the Burton Group (now Arcadia), Human Resources Director for Next and as a main board director for the Bernard Hodes Group, a recruitment, marketing and consultancy company. Her clients there included Tesco, British Airways, Nestle and WWAV.

In 2003 Ann founded her own consultancy company, Feedback Training and Coaching. She joined Castleton Consulting Limited in 2005 to support them on a five-year behavioural consultancy contract with Yorkshire Water and Anglian Water supporting them with cultural change and team development.

Ann joined Cube as a Director in July 2010.

Ann’s clients include:

  • the @1Alliance (part of Anglian Water)
  • Skanska
  • The Salvation Army
  • DHL
  • Bentley Motors
  • The Games Workshop
  • Kelda Water Services

Skills and qualifications

Ann has a BA (Hons) in Sociology and Politics and the Certificate in Training  and Development (CIPD)

Ann’s expertise is in design and delivery of leadership and organisational development programmes. Her specialist areas include:

  • Organisational development and cultural change
  • Improving business performance
  • Performance management
  • Talent management
  • Coaching and mentoring


Meg spent 12 years working in learning and development in a blue chip organisation. She is experienced in the full training cycle and has worked in closely with senior management teams and key stakeholders. She has worked in partnership with teams and individuals to help grow and develop skills and improve business performance and results. Her experience in delivering management development training for employees at all levels includes coaching and feedback skills, presentation skills, personal drive and motivation and conflict management skills.

She is an experienced coach, who supports individuals with their career development and also works as a life coach supporting individuals to help them achieve their personal aspirations. Above all, she is a supportive, enthusiastic character with a real passion for learning and development and a desire to make a difference to individuals.

Meg’s clients include:

  • Next Distribution Ltd
  • Enterprise UK
  • Anglian Water
  • Individual coaching clients

Skills and qualifications

Meg is an Associate Member of the CIPD and Member of the Institute of Training & Occupational Learning (ITOL)

  • Advanced Diploma in Managing Organisational Learning and Knowledge (CIPD)
  • Certificate in Training and Development Practice (CIPD)
  • Diploma in Performance Coaching
  • Qualified Life Coach
  • Myers Briggs Type Personality Practitioner

Meg’s expertise is in design and delivery of management development programmes, personal coaching and personality profiling. Her specialist areas include:

  • Management development
  • Facilitation
  • Coaching within organisations
  • Personal coaching
  • MBTI personality profiling
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Sally has over 14 years experience of Learning and development in all aspects of training design, delivery, coaching, and project management. Working with some of the biggest names in the financial and retail sectors, to provide elearning and classroom based material to the highest standards. This includes continuous training programmes, re-branding projects, management development programmes, soft skills, system simulations, and compliance courses.

Sally has a wealth of expertise in customer service, working for 14 years for the highly reputable first direct, most specifically creating their induction programme. She is creative, passionate, professional, and innovative.



With branding at the core Gareth has worked within corporate communications for over 15 years with clients including Next Plc, General Electric, Unilever and the NHS.

Gareth has created and carried corporate brands across presentation, exhibition, internal comms and internal training material, along with online and interactive presentations. Ensuring the message is delivered in an appropriate and engaging way.

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