About Us

Your Business in Mind is directed by Dr Graham Dexter and Dr Jan Russell Dexter.  Graham’s experience spans from psychiatry to corporate leadership, nursing to neuro linguistics, and he is a world class hobbyist in training and flying Birmingham Roller Pigeons. Jan coaches executives and managers, supports health initiatives for the homeless, and is a creative writing tutor to boot.

Jan is an accredited executive coach (ILM) and accredited Master Coach (AC). Graham is an accredited supervisor with the Association for Coaching.  Both are certified trainers in NLP. Our mission is to help you, your company, or your team to ‘make the very best’ of your potential. We specialise in integrating ethical NLP approaches and are passionate about making coaching, development and change accessible.

Graham and Jan are lively, creative individuals with a team of associates with whom we work frequently to keep our work appropriately matched to your needs.

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Our Team

Your Business in Mind puts quality first, and our team is exceptionally well qualified, talented and experienced. We are located across the UK and offer a wealth of speciality and generic learner focused training, coaching and engagement programmes.

Between us we do all that you would expect from a training and consultancy business, with large client lists in all three sectors, a host of qualifications, and capacity to run a range of psychometric tests. We’re also very well published between us, academically and commercially. We share an ethic reflecting the business ideal of high quality learning and outcomes with low overheads and realistic costing. Here we are in all our glory, with a little more detail about each of our specialisms.

Dr Graham Dexter RMN RGN RNT DipN M.Ed., Cert. Ed Dr Graham Dexter RMN RGN RNT DipN M.Ed., Cert. Ed

Graham has invaluable frontline experience in the NHS, and was a nurse, Nursing Manager and subsequently Principal Nursing Tutor at Teesside University before establishing himself as a consultant, trainer and coach. Graham developed the recent MSc Coaching course at the Universities of Hull and Lincoln and is a visiting Senior … read more...
Dr Jan Russell Dexter,  NLP Certified Trainer (ANLP, NLPTA)  Accredited Executive Coach (AC, ILM) Dr Jan Russell Dexter, NLP Certified Trainer (ANLP, NLPTA) Accredited Executive Coach (AC, ILM)

Director of Operations, Training and Development Jan began her career in Medical Social Work at the now famous Selly Oak Hospital, and later diversified to management, training, supervision and organisational consultancy within the public, private and voluntary sectors. Jan is widely published in the field and lead author of An … read more...
Paula Finch, FCMI, Master Practitioner NLP Paula Finch, FCMI, Master Practitioner NLP

Paula is Director at The Professional Training Company, and is a highly successful Business Development Coach with three decades of business experience. She is a master practitioner of NLP and a regular and highly valued part of the NLP delivery team, currently co-facilitating on the Diploma and Practitioner courses in NLP. read more...
Nicola Ellwood (PG Dip Coaching, Master Practitioner NLP, CMI Levels 3 and 5) Nicola Ellwood (PG Dip Coaching, Master Practitioner NLP, CMI Levels 3 and 5)

Nicola is a trainer and coach with vast operational experience of managing teams. She is passionate about people and the organisations they work for. Her career has enabled her to gain experience in diverse work environments and cultures and she understands the leadership challenges faced in today’s workplace. Nicola’s professional … read more...
Mike Martin Mike Martin

Mike Martin was born in inner city London in 1964, at 18 Mike joined the Metropolitan Police as a civilian and at the same time volunteered and trained as a front-line ambulance technician.with the St John Ambulance This joint experience broadened his experience and motivation. In 1990 he co-founded ADMAR … read more...
Keziah Gibbons, Master Practitioner NLP, Reiki Master and Teacher, BA (Hons) Keziah Gibbons, Master Practitioner NLP, Reiki Master and Teacher, BA (Hons)

Keziah is a holistic practitioner with a burgeoning private practice in the Algarve. Her specialisms are in health and wellbeing and her singularity lies in her ability to perceive and work creatively with the ecosystem of the human being, blending mastery of a number of techniques and interventions. Keziah has … read more...
David McNeil (Cert CBT, Accredited Coach, Master Practitioner NLP) David McNeil (Cert CBT, Accredited Coach, Master Practitioner NLP)

David has worked for the Leadership Academy of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, providing development sessions and 1:1 coaching sessions with teams, and individual staff. David has also provided governance and communication support, including staff development at a number of other NHS Trusts. He also services a contract to supply … read more...
Kay Vessey Kay Vessey

Kay Vessey has worked in people management, people leadership and people development for over twenty years, most recently as a senior organizational development partner of a global fashion retailer. Passionate about leadership, management and talent Kay’s strength is coaching and supporting others who have the desire to unlock their own … read more...
Debra Jinks (MSc Personal and Corporate Coaching, BA Counselling Studies) Debra Jinks (MSc Personal and Corporate Coaching, BA Counselling Studies)

Debra specialises in coaching and training work within a variety of contexts that includes clients who purchase services directly and those who receive coaching within an organisational contract and blended learning approach. She has been a manager in the voluntary sector and currently draws on experience of working with a wide … read more...
Jayne Hildreth (MScCoaching, NLP Practitioner, MBTI® practitioner) Jayne Hildreth (MScCoaching, NLP Practitioner, MBTI® practitioner)

Jayne works as an Executive coach, Personal Consultant, Facilitator and Trainer with executives and teams on areas such as communication, presentation, time management and leadership. She is passionate about personal and organisational enhancement, helping individuals, groups and organisations unlock their potential and achieve sustainable goals. With early training in nursing, … read more...
Nick Smith (PGDip Coaching, Master Practitioner NLP) Nick Smith (PGDip Coaching, Master Practitioner NLP)

Nick is a Personal, Executive and Corporate Coach. He specialises in coaching executives and is highly client centred. He is passionate about getting the best out of each person in their chosen and specific areas to be coached. Ethical in his approach and motivating, he uses a blend of NLP … read more...
Jonny Statham Jonny Statham

Jonny Statham is a highly experienced, knowledgeable trainer with a real passion for personnel development. He is an energetic and forward thinking trainer skilled in Leadership Development, Teambuilding and Business Coaching with a proven track record of helping teams and individuals reach their goals. He has the capacity to engage … read more...
Susan Ritchie Susan Ritchie

Susan Ritchie is an experienced coach and trainer, with a 25 year track record in helping others to achieve success, working with teams and individuals to help them be their best. Sue has lived and worked overseas, an experience meaning she is well placed to help others understand how to … read more...
Leoni Kitchin (PGDip Coaching) Leoni Kitchin (PGDip Coaching)

Leoni is a Coach, Facilitator and Trainer with 20 years of experience developing people via management development programmes and coaching Leaders to realise their own potential. As a Chartered Member of the CIPD and with an MBA she has worked across all levels in organisations with individuals, groups and teams … read more...