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The inspired2learn team

We are a well-established team, who have known and worked with each other for many years. We share the same desire to help and support clients, whether that be through workshop design and delivery, personal tutoring for a qualification or executive coaching and coach supervision.

The most important thing for us all is customer service and personal regard for everyone we with work with. We really do care and, as a result, are proud of our reputation and client relationships. You can sign up to our newsletter here

Quality assurance: we are ISO 9001:2015 certified [Certificate number: SCUK 003537Q]


Clare Smale - Director inspired2learn

Clare Smale BA (Hons) PGCE FInstLM FRSA - Clare is the lead tutor and assessor for ILM coaching and mentoring qualifications. She is an expert in coaching and has published two books:

  • Transform your Goals with VISION
  • The A-Z Coaching Handbook
  • and a pack of Coaching Cards

Clare works closely with a wide variety of clients to design and deliver specialist training in coaching (including ILM qualifications) for beginners through to advanced skills.

Clare is an ILM level 7 Diploma qualified coach. She holds the EMCC Individual Accreditation at Master Practitioner level and also the European Supervision Individual Award. She also holds the Professional Certificate in Supervision from Henley Business School.

Clare is an NLP Master Practitioner and trainer and delivers NLP programmes up to Practitioner Level.

She is a very well regarded executive coach, trainer and speaker in a wide variety of organisations.   LinkedIn profile         Trusted Coach Directory Profile

Barrie Smale - Director inspired2learn

Barrie Smale MA CMgr FCMI  -  For over 25 years Barrie has been involved in the design & delivery of a wide variety of accredited and non-accredited development programmes to a diverse range of clients across different sectors, both in the UK and overseas. He is BPS Level A & B qualified and licensed to use MBTI, MiRo Behaviour Modes & the Hay Leadership Style Inventory. LinkedIn profile

The inspired2learn Associate Team A-Z

Margaret Berrill DMS FCMI Dip DM is an associate tutor and assessor for CMI Management and Leadership qualifications. She has an industry background and is an experienced senior management practitioner. Margaret now runs her own coaching and management consulting practice where her clients span a range of industry sectors. She is passionate about good leadership and has a strong commitment to her business and community activities where she is an ambassador for Save the Children. Margaret has post-graduate qualifications in Strategic Business Coaching, Marketing and General Management Studies. She also has extensive experience in lecturing, assessment, and moderation in Further and Higher Education in leadership & management and coaching & mentoring disciplines.

Eloise Burton CMgr is the Internal Quality Assurer for CMI Management & Leadership and ILM Coaching qualifications.   She has extensive  experience in management and runs her own coaching practice. She also works with a range of Awarding Bodies  as an External Quality Assurer.  Eloise is passionate about developing confidence through high quality,  authentic leadership in life and at work and always keen to discover new approaches and theories.

Heather Humphries MCIPD is an assessor for CMI Management and Leadership qualifications (CMI). Heather worked in the public sector for 30 years in a variety of management roles including internal consultancy and training, assessment and verification. She is currently Director of her own retail company which she runs with her husband.  Heather has been an assessor with i2L since 2008 and enjoys reading learners' work-based examples when reviewing assignments.  In her spare time she loves long walks in the countryside with her two border terriers. 

Nina Murray CMgr FCMI is an associate tutor for CMI Management and Leadership qualifications and CMI Chartered Manager. She is a highly accomplished leader and a very passionate tutor with a rare ability to bring together deep commercial and operational experience, with extensive skills in leadership, management, L&D, HR, facilitation and coaching.She is a qualified NLP coach & practitioner, MBTI practitioner and business trainer. With her background predominantly within the private sector, years of experience in manufacturing and huge passion for learning and development. Over the years Nina has trained and developed 100’s of managers, leaders and senior leaders. Her recent work has been focused on facilitation of change and business coaching for owners of small businesses.

Ray Rowlings MBA CMgr FCMI MIC MInstLM PIfOD is an associate trainer and assessor for CMI Management and Leadership qualifications. Ray has over 18 years experience designing, delivering and developing management, leadership and organisational development programmes for the private, public and third sectors. Ray has authored a number of development guides for the CMI’s Professional Qualifications in Management and Leadership. Ray is currently an Independent Apprenticeship Assessor for management and leadership apprenticeships at levels 3 and 5. He holds BPS qualifications in occupational testing and assessment and is licenced to facilitate a number of psychometric assessments.

Julie St Jean Dick Cert Ed. is an associate tutor and assessor for CMI Management and Leadership qualifications. She is a management and business development specialist, skilled in both group facilitation and individual learning through coaching. Using her extensive learning and development experience and that as an operational manager, Julie has delivered and designed bespoke leadership and team building events across the private and public sectors at all levels. Her work is underpinned by accelerated learning techniques and NLP principles. More recently, Julie works with the voluntary and public sectors providing employability programmes and first step qualifications. In so doing, she has successfully engaged hard to reach learners not in education, employment or training. 

Russell Toms MBA CMgr CDir FCMI FIOD is an associate tutor and assessor for CMI Management and Leadership qualifications and CMI Chartered Manager. Russell has extensive experience in small business mentoring and start-up businesses and has wide experience of mentoring at executive level. He has knowledge of the manufacturing, engineering and education sectors and has previously worked with both the Business School and the Technology Faculties of the Open University as an associate tutor. His recent work has been in the Middle East, establishing a new international school and running senior executive programmes on business planning and soft skills.

Natalie Watkins BA (Hons) MCIPD is an associate trainer for CMI Management and Leadership and ILM Coaching and Mentoring qualifications. Natalie has over ten years experience in HR management roles, including leadership and management learning design and delivery. She is an experienced coach and creates a relaxed, challenging and thought provoking learning environment. Her career spans management, HR, L&D, business partnering and coaching. Natalie's work is influenced by mindfulness, clean coaching, psychometrics and NLP. Natalie lives in Wiltshire with her young family and two recently adopted 'golden oldie' cats. She is a volunteer mentor with the ASPIRE foundation, mentoring women from voluntary and not for profit organisations.


We are ISO 9001:2015 certified
We are an ISO 9001:2015 certified company


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