With a career built over 25 years in management and IT consultancy, Amy has worked with a wide range of public and private organisations in the UK and Europe. She’s currently a director at Kalimia Consulting, specialising in business transformation, strategy development, transition planning, service proposition development, marketing and communications.
Since then I’ve keenly explored other industries, chairing the prestigious Champagne Academy in 1992 as well as being a mentor at the Prince’s Trust. For the last five years, I have been MD at The Academy for Chief Executives.
It is from the Academy that ella Forums emerged. ella Forums gives members the greatest experience by offering peer group learning and 1:1 monthly mentoring.
She has worked with a diverse range of private and public sector organisations including retail, engineering and construction businesses as well as the NHS, housing associations and large charities. Julie is a Chartered Member of the CIPD, holds post-graduate diplomas in HR and in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring, and is a Master Practitioner in NLP as well as a qualified user of a wide range of counselling techniques.
Prior to setting up her own business in 1995 Julie was an HR Director in a blue chip global business and spent 11 years working as an HR professional in the public transport, engineering and FMCG sectors.
Danny has been CEO of Ella Forums since 2019 and prior to taking on the role he was on Ella’s leadership team and co-chair of one of Ella’s forums. In his corporate life his career was mostly in HR and for a short time in Marketing. His last role was at Panasonic where he worked for 21 years where he had a number of positions including becoming HR Director for Panasonic Europe and for 7 years Global Head of Talent.
Since leaving Panasonic in 2013 Danny has co-authored two books on Talent Management , become an accredited executive coach and a part-time senior lecturer on leadership at Middlesex Business School.
‘ I enjoy my role at Ella as I feel that I can share my experiences of promoting good and effective leadership in the charity sector and in particular both speaking at and attending our groups’
Phil's experience includes accomplishments in all aspects of warehouse logistics and customer service management for over 30 years, including responsibility for the buying of home entertainment products for three companies including Blockbuster Video for over 20 years.