Partner, and lead on design, development and delivery of a number of key service-lines for Fieri, Matt mainly concentrates on assessing and developing occupational behaviours within Early Talent, primarily around communication, leadership and high-performance teamwork for apprentices & graduates. He has additional responsibility for the Fieri Risk service-line, providing training and consultancy support to organisations operating in high-threat environments. Matt served for several years as an Army Officer, with operational tours including Afghanistan & East Africa.
Partner, and lead on Teaching & Learning for Fieri, Jim spent many years in the Education sector as a teacher and mentor for new teachers. Areas of expertise include Leadership & Followership and High-Performance Teamwork. He served as an Army Officer in Kosovo and Iraq, followed by several years in the commercial sector in both consultancy and operations management. Jim is a Level 2 RFU qualified rugby coach, and a Deputy Chair of Governors.
Sandy Hennis is part of the record breaking Ice Maiden team, the first all-female team to ski coast to coast across Antarctica using muscle power alone, covering 1704 Km in 61 Days. She has led teams in a variety of environments, and believes in pushing herself and helping others to achieve their full potential.
Lachlan is a highly experienced leader who has been operating in some of the worlds most challenging and remote environments for over 15 years as an army officer, expedition leader and as a ski and mountaineering instructor. With this varied experience he is highly adept at developing people both in leadership and team member roles.
From no lower right arm to world champion in able-bodied competition up against the men, Hannah is a force unto herself. Besides her 4 Paralympics, 3 World Championship titles and scores of other results and awards, she's been the global leader for reinstating disabled sailing into the Paralympic games, and is an ambassador for Ditch the Label (anti-bullying) charity in London. Raised to race rally cars and horse ride as well as overcoming the world through sailing, Hannah's independence and mental strength have been well proven for over a decade. Now it's time to finish what she started by becoming the ultimate "single-handed" sailor, and set 3 major records along the way in the 2020 Vendée Globe.
Partner, and leading inspirational & motivational speaker, Adam knew that he wanted to build a career around the things that excited him, but did not know where to begin, or if it was possible. After multiple false starts and plenty of self-doubt, he went from leading soldiers on the front line in Afghanistan, to coaching sports in South Africa, ski-guiding in the French Alps, working as a sailor on a 55 metre superyacht, and working in Buckingham Palace for the Royal family. He also recently returned from assisting with the disaster response in the Caribbean. Adam is now on a mission to inspire people to do what truly inspires them, and help them carve out a career around what excites them.
Dr. Charlotte Elsworth-Edelsten
Charlotte is a sleep specialist and human movement scientist. She runs a sleep clinic in Chamonix, where she advises, assesses, diagnoses and treats individuals with a wide range of sleep problems and disorders. Charlotte also works in an educational capacity in the corporate and public domain for Fieri Wellbeing, delivering workshops which primarily serve to raise awareness surrounding the importance of sleep, and how this underpins the necessity to be resilient as an effective leader.
Partner, and qualified Performance Coach with over 8 years’ experience, Joe helps team members and leaders remove barriers that may prevent them from performing at their best, and helps organisations develop an inherent culture of coaching and development. Joe draws on the benefits gained over 18 years of practical leadership & management experience, including 8 years as a Commissioned Officer in the British Army (leading personnel in complex and arduous situations such as the Balkans and Afghanistan).
Karl is a people development specialist with a passion for helping people, teams and organisations to be at their most effective. A former teacher, coach and CEO he led The FA’s internationally recognised work on youth leadership before sharing knowledge globally as international relations manager. He has worked as an advisor for UEFA, the United Nations and the Japan 2020 Olympic Committee and is the current leadership development expert for FIFA.
Laura is a role model to men and women, having led the first all-female team to row the Pacific Ocean setting 2 world records, rowing nearly 9,000nm in 9 months. She fully understands the importance of honesty, integrity and resilience when building high-performance teams. She is also incredibly gifted at understanding the importance of supporting individuals to achieve team goals.
Andy served in Iraq and Afghanistan before becoming medically discharged due to an IED attack. Since then, Andy has lived each day like it was his last: he has broken the world record 10km speed for a single leg amputee, and was selected to join the Adaptive Grand Slam team - the first disabled team in history aiming to summit the highest mountain on each continent, and walk to the North and South Poles.
A former British Army Captain, Tony completed six operational tours of Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan - where he was very seriously injured leading his team. He put together the first ever disabled team to compete in the Dakar Rally and took a gold medal in Sitting Volleyball at the 2014 Invictus Games. Tony delivers motivational & inspirational talks all over the world, using his experiences to help people develop and flourish, whatever their environment.
A Sandhurst graduate, Martin’s career in the Parachute Regiment was cut short after his right arm was paralysed in a shooting. He is now leading the first ever disabled team to climb the highest mountain on each continent, and reach both the North and South Pole. Martin also delivers motivational & inspirational talks all over the world, using his experiences to help people become better teams and leaders.