Anne leads the delivery of client programmes for learning and development company ABSTRACT, including the award winning Career Management Development Programme, ACCELERATE, successfully delivered since 2013 to well over 1000 women across many organisations countries, covering topics that include Building Superior Confidence, Organisational Politics, Personal Brand and Profile, Attracting Sponsors and Mentors and Boardroom Readiness. As a qualified Chartered Manager, leadership coach and a highly skilled presenter and facilitator, Anne is equally adept working with large groups, teams or individuals. Following a successful career in financial and banking industries, where she lead a regional team, Anne started her own leadership development and coaching consultancy, working with business leaders from SME and large corporate businesses across all sectors.
Mark is a Director and board member of ABSTRACT. He enjoyed a successful 20 year career in banking and financial services during which time he created and led a Private Banking and Wealth Management division of over 1,000 people. He believes that his achievements are a consequence of ‘simplicity of thought’ and courage. Mark specialises in leadership, performance management, strategic change, critical thinking and decision making for ABSTRACT and works with a diverse range of clients from clinical anaesthesia and respiratory equipment manufacturing to global stationery distribution, as well as banking and financial services. Mark lives in Northern Ireland with his family, loves outdoor pursuits and is a volunteer crew member for RNLI.