Simon ThomasTraining Consultant
Areas of expertise
- Coaching & mentoring
- Decision making
- Leadership development
- Negotiation & presentation skills
- Problem solving
- Strategy alignment
- GWCPM certified project manager
- Qualified SDI® facilitator
- Professional Certificate in Business Skills from the George Washington University, which includes:
- Business Mindset
- Critical Thinking
- Problem Solving
- Change Management
- Communication Skills
Simon Thomas (Assoc. CIPD) is a qualified learning & development specialist and workplace wellbeing consultant, based in Harrogate, Yorkshire. His career spans 16 years as a leader within Asda-Wal-Mart, progressing through a broad range of senior operational, strategic and commercial positions within the Head Office.
Throughout his career Simon has always been heavily involved with developing talent through coaching, mentoring, recruitment and delivering leadership skills programmes. As you might expect from his background, Simon is supremely customer-focused, and always goes the extra mile to deliver a memorable learning experience. His passion for Learning & Development grew from the pride of seeing engaged and capable people achieve more than they thought possible, and this fuels his drive and energy for delivering the most game-changing learning interventions possible.
Simon has also helped a global reward & recognition provider to transform their culture into one of Continuous Improvement. As an executive coach and British Cycling Ride Leader, he conducts executive coaching by bike, merging coaching with wellbeing for busy executives.
The three words to describe Simon’s training style are:
A highly interactive, positive and engaging delivery style – in 2 years Simon trained 700 civil service employees and 100% of them rated his facilitation as good or excellent.
With a deep understanding of leadership and management, combined with the passion to ignite change, he ensures that delegates emotionally connect with the content.
In a supportive and encouraging environment, delegates have the space to decide how to change and what to change in order to move forward.
Simon consistently delivers game-changing learning interventions.