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TFPL Trainers

Our trainers are experts in all aspects of information, knowledge, records and web content management.

Martin Ainsworth


Martin Ainsworth is a Director at Mathemata Group - a group of companies offering consultancy in Market Data (via Mathemata Associates) and training workshops in Competitive Intelligence (via Mathemata Training in conjunction with the Institute for Competitive Intelligence). He has over 25 years experience across the board in the delivery of market data, research and competitive intelligence services.

Karen Blakeman

Information Consultant

Consultant providing help and advice on how to use the Internet more effectively.

Alan Blanchard


Alan Blanchard graduated from law school in 1997, and started a career in legal publishing with Butterworths in 1998.

David Bowen

Trainer, Consultant

David has worked with computers since 1968, and has been concerned with preserving, sharing and using computerized data since 1972.

Phil Bradley

Information Consultant

Phil has been described in the national press as both a 'freelance librarian' and an Internet consultant. He specialises in Internet Search, Web 2.0 resources and integration of both of these into a library or information based environment.

Simon Carter

One Three Four

Simon is owner and principal consultant at One Three Four. He helps businesses share their know-how with their clients.

Chris Collison

TFPL Associate

Chris Collison is an internationally recognised figure in the field of knowledge management and organisational learning.

Stephen Dale

Associate and Trainer

Stephen is a passionate community and collaboration ecologist, creating off-line and on-line environments that foster conversations and engagement. Stephen’s considerable experience as an information and knowledge management professional has enabled him to blend technology solutions with an in-depth understanding of behavioural characteristics that encourage people to self-organize, collaborate and co-create.

John Davies

Senior Consultant, TFPL

Consultant in information management.

Jonathan Engel

Consultant, Trainer

Jonathan is a specialist in information management. He is committed to fulfilling the promise of computer technology and software to make information production and delivery more efficient.

Simon Evans

Innovation Consultant/Intranet Governance Consultant

Simon Evans is an experienced consultant, providing Intranet Strategy and innovation consulting to a wide range of clients in many sectors.

Shooresh Golzari

TFPL Consultant and Trainer

A consultant in information management, Shooresh Golzari has made key contributions to many successful TFPL projects for public, private and third sector organisations in the UK. He has advised and worked for organisations in the analysis, development and implementation of information architecture and functional specifications as they move to new ways of working with technologies such as SharePoint. Shooresh is particularly interested in the human challenges around technology and advises on change management techniques as a critical component of his business and user centric approach. In conducting his work, Shooresh, places heavy emphasis on building a trust based rapport with his clients which he strengthens with quality outcomes.

Elisabeth Goodman


Elisabeth is the owner and Principal Consultant of RiverRhee Consulting, providing process improvement, knowledge and change management to enhance the effectiveness of business teams. She has 25 years' experience in Pharmaceutical R&D, where she has held management roles in Information and Library Management, and internal training and consultancy roles supporting business teams on a global basis. Elisabeth takes a holistic view of situations, and uses her portfolio of approaches to advise on and facilitate strategic and tactical business change.

Andrew Grave


An experienced business professional with particular interest in strategy tools and business intelligence databases.

Maud Hand


Maud Hand is a multi-media producer, trainer and writer with twenty years experience in production, project management and rich media content for national broadcasters and educational institutions. These include the BBC, Channel 4 and RTÉ as well as various independent operations in the UK and Ireland, from where she currently runs her multimedia production and training consultancy. For TFPL, Maud's public access and tailor made 'writing for the web' courses have been very popular with the private and public sector alike.

Janice Hennessy

Trainer, Consultant

Janice has considerable experience in the field of people and organisational development consulting in the public and private sector.

Bill Hutchison

Independent Consultant and Trainer

Enterprise information architecture specialist with consulting, general management and software design experience

Sylvia James

Management Consultant

Consultant specialising in business information provision.

Philip Jones

Head of Information Governance, Staffordshire County Council

Head of Information Governance at Staffordshire County Council providing training in Records Management.

Terry Kendrick

Director Information Now Ltd and Senior Lecturer in Marketing, University of East Anglia.

Terry is an experienced marketing professional who over the past twenty five years has undertaken consultancy and training activity in 18 countries on projects for over 50 organizations. Previously Terry was a librarian for 8 years working primarily in public library business information services.

Angela Marriott

Associate Consultant and Trainer

Consultant and Trainer specialising in knowledge and information systems and data management. Positions have been at a strategic senior management level in the private, legal and public sectors, including delivery of successful enterprise-wide and international projects.

Paul Meadows


Paul has ten years experience of designing and delivering both Public and tailored in-house programmes. His audiences have ranged from Graduates and new starters, through to one-to-one coaching of Senior Managers. Paul has delivered programmes on Wealth & Portfolio Management, Equity Valuation, Technical Analysis & Hedge Funds in the Middle East, Asia, Emerging and Western Europe, Russia and South Africa as well as London, for blue chip Investment Banks, Fund Managers, Regulators, Hedge Funds, Private Banks and Law Firms.

Frieda Midgley

Associate Consultant and Trainer

Frieda Midgley has played a key role in strategic cross-government knowledge and information management projects, and innovative collaborative projects in the archival sector. She is an Archivist and Records Manager, with 11 years experience in a variety of sectors, including government, higher education, and community archives. She also has broad-ranging operational experience of archives and records management services.

Victor Newman

Innovation Consultant

Victor Newman is an innovation practitioner, interim executive and thought leader in Knowledge and Innovation Management - Innovation Specialist to Milamber Consulting, Mentor to SILK (Social Innovation Lab Kent), Innovation Director to Innovoflow and Mind Fit Ltd.

Paul Pedley


Paul is a leading expert in information law, specialising, in particular, on the importance of copyright for information professionals.

Martin Sanderson

Senior Consultant, Records Management

Martin Sanderson has considerable experience of records management and managing information services in the public and private sectors, providing internal and external information to meet the needs of the organisation.

Marc Stephenson

Director and Senior Consultant, Metataxis

Marc has worked on the analysis, architecting, implementation and on-going management of information systems for over 20 years, including organisations in health, central and local government, banking, utilities, new media, publishing and the third sector.

Lesley Trenner

Lesley Trenner is an experienced, results-focused 'Change Coach' with an impressive record of managing change in the Pharmaceutical Industry, IT and Information Management.

Judi Vernau

Director and Senior Consultant, Metataxis

Judi Vernau is Director of Information Architecture at Metataxis Ltd. She has worked in the field of information structuring, metadata and taxonomy for over twenty years, during which time she has developed semantic structures for a wide variety of clients, mainly in the public sector, but also for commercial companies (especially publishers) and charities.

Sandra Ward

Senior Associate

Sandra Ward is an established consultant with extensive public and private sector experience in the areas of: knowledge management and its value for improving organisational productivity; information and library services; and information management strategies and tactics.

Vivienne Winterman

Senior Consultant, TFPL

Specialist in bringing together and managing successful project teams with the relevant experience and expertise.

Ian Wooler

Senior Associate, TFPL

Ian is a Knowledge Management Consultant and MBTI Practitioner with extensive business experience in Public, Private and Start-Up businesses. He specialises in blending people skills, learning styles, personality types, knowledge and experience with organisational processes and technologies for improvement in self, team and Corporate performance.

Dr Sheila Wright

Director - Strategic Partnerships Ltd

Drawing on more than 20 years practical experience in business development, mergers and acquisitions, and organic growth in UK and abroad, Sheila is able to bring theories to life. She has worked on Competitive Intelligence, Insight Management, Marketing and Business Development assignments in UK, Turkey, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, France, South Africa, Syria, Spain, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and the USA. She has managed projects for the World Bank, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, Food & Agriculture Organisation and UK Government Ministries.