Thomas Frere - experienced trainer and communications consultant

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Institute of Leadership and Management - Thomas Frere certificated trainer

Institute of Leadership and Management certified Exceptional Trainer

The University of York

An able, motivated and highly experienced communicator, I use my creative communication abilities successfully in business, teaching, training and coaching.

Work includes:

  • The Big Ideas CollectiveCoach/mentor for the Principles of Profit, a course for entrepreneurs and business owners delivering seminars on communication skills and presenting.
  • Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust –  Devising and performing roles and hosting Q & A/feedback session for Medical Summer School on Borderline Personality Disorder.
  • Yorkshire Water – Training staff with customer facing role using role-play, feedback and break out groups; advising on communication skills, open questions and dealing with difficult situations and different personality types.
  • Az2B Theatre Company – facilitating Forum Theatre on the subject of Alzheimer’s and Dementia at various conferences and seminars.
  • Kellogg’s – Roleplaying and Assessment for staff training/development
  • Royal & Sun Alliance – Staff development and training including assessing new managers & unit leaders in the R&SA claims dept.
  • Hull York Medical School – Facilitation and training of Simulated Patients.   Working with Tutors and Medical students on communication Master classes. Devising/performing roleplays and developing training videos.
  • Nestlé /Nespresso – Training new managers.
  • Severfield plc – Working with senior managers on leadership, emotional competencies and change management.
  • Private Business Clients – working with a diverse range of clients on presentation, communication and vocal skills.
  • General Medical Council – Regular Role-player at GMC training centre in Manchester.

Other clients include Campari, Lindum, Hiscox, Siemens and NG Bailey