Acorn take time to understand your key issues, goals, values, strengths and challenges to create bespoke development interventions that align with your business strategy.

Keith Longney, Director - Acorn Coaching and Development

Keith Longney

FOUNDING DIRECTOR

Owner and founder of Acorn Coaching and Development Ltd, Keith has been involved in management and personal development for more than 30 years.

His involvement in large complex construction and nuclear projects has provided Keith with a unique appreciation of how to optimise change for business benefit.

Keith is a skilled facilitator and has extensive experience in bringing teams together to achieve a common purpose.

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Mike Pezet - Senior Consultant, Acorn Coaching and Development

Mike Pezet

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Mike is a highly talented coaching and development consultant and Visiting Teaching Fellow with Lancaster University Management School.

He is a highly experienced leadership coach and Action Learning facilitator with over 16 years’ experience of designing and delivering change programmes and Leadership assessment centres.

Mike fulfils an additional role as Acorn’s coaching champion.

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Andy James

CONSULTANT

Andy is an experienced and talented organisational development and training professional. He combines excellent skills with a strong background in management and commercial roles.

Andy’s approach is focused on facilitating performance development and sustained learning. He has wide experience in supporting the development of organisations, leaders and teams in both public and private sectors, particularly during times of change.

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Keith Longney, Director - Acorn Coaching and Development

Keith Longney

FOUNDING DIRECTOR

Owner and founder of Acorn Coaching and Development Ltd, Keith has been involved in management and personal development for more than 30 years.

His involvement in large complex construction and nuclear projects has provided Keith with a unique appreciation of how to optimise change for business benefit.

Keith is a skilled facilitator and has extensive experience in bringing teams together to achieve a common purpose.

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Mike Pezet - Senior Consultant, Acorn Coaching and Development

Mike Pezet

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Mike is a highly talented coaching and development consultant and Visiting Teaching Fellow with Lancaster University Management School.

He is a highly experienced leadership coach and Action Learning facilitator with over 16 years’ experience of designing and delivering change programmes and Leadership assessment centres.

Mike fulfils an additional role as Acorn’s coaching champion.

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Andy James

CONSULTANT

Andy is an experienced and talented organisational development and training professional. He combines excellent skills with a strong background in management and commercial roles.

Andy’s approach is focused on facilitating performance development and sustained learning. He has wide experience in supporting the development of organisations, leaders and teams in both public and private sectors, particularly during times of change.

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Tony Ball

CONSULTANT

A learning and development specialist with extensive experience, Tony designs and delivers programmes for individual, team and organisational development.

Prior to Acorn, Tony was a senior operations manager in a national youth charity providing experiential L&D for children youth and adults.

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Sue Roberts - Acorn Coaching & Development

Sue Roberts

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Sue has been involved in leadership, learning and personal development since 1995. Her work as both a project manager, organisational consultant and coach in public sector, private organisations and academic institutions enables her to translate development programmes and understand business needs.

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John Sykes - Acorn Coaching and Development

Jon Sykes

EXECUTIVE COACH & CONSULTANT

An organisational development consultant and executive coach with a proven track record of achievement with a wide variety of client groups spanning over 20 years. Jon is highly skilled in developing exceptional leaders, high performing teams and designing unique experiential training programmes.

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Tony Ball

CONSULTANT

A learning and development specialist with extensive experience, Tony designs and delivers programmes for individual, team and organisational development.

Prior to Acorn, Tony was a senior operations manager in a national youth charity providing experiential L&D for children youth and adults.

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Sue Roberts - Acorn Coaching & Development

Sue Roberts

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Sue has been involved in leadership, learning and personal development since 1995. Her work as both a project manager, organisational consultant and coach in public sector, private organisations and academic institutions enables her to translate development programmes and understand business needs.

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John Sykes - Acorn Coaching and Development

Jon Sykes

EXECUTIVE COACH & CONSULTANT

An organisational development consultant and executive coach with a proven track record of achievement with a wide variety of client groups spanning over 20 years. Jon is highly skilled in developing exceptional leaders, high performing teams and designing unique experiential training programmes.

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Jock Andrews - Acorn Coaching and Development

Jock Andrews

TRAINER, COACH & CONSULTANT

Jock has been working with teams and leaders to enhance their effective communication skills for over 25 years. Coming from a project management background in the engineering sector, he has a rich experience of designing and delivering development training programmes that shift the way organisations relate to their staff and impact upon their clients.

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Claire Longney

DIRECTOR

Claire has been a part of Acorn since 1996, managing both Finance and Strategy to ensure the successful running of the business. Claire’s vast experience of Acorn, our products and our clients guides the strategic direction of the company.

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Pippa Longney - Acorn Coaching and Development

Pippa Longney

CONSULTANT

Pippa joined the business in 2017 after completing a BSc Geography at Aberystwyth University. As a Graduate tutor, she oversees the smooth running of large projects, ensuring that the client’s requirements are met when booking venues, sub-contractors and suppliers.

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Jock Andrews - Acorn Coaching and Development

Jock Andrews

TRAINER, COACH & CONSULTANT

Jock has been working with teams and leaders to enhance their effective communication skills for over 25 years. Coming from a project management background in the engineering sector, he has a rich experience of designing and delivering development training programmes that shift the way organisations relate to their staff and impact upon their clients.

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Claire Longney

DIRECTOR

Claire has been a part of Acorn since 1996, managing both Finance and Strategy to ensure the successful running of the business. Claire’s vast experience of Acorn, our products and our clients guides the strategic direction of the company.

READ MORE
Pippa Longney - Acorn Coaching and Development

Pippa Longney

CONSULTANT

Pippa joined the business in 2017 after completing a BSc Geography at Aberystwyth University. As a Graduate tutor, she oversees the smooth running of large projects, ensuring that the client’s requirements are met when booking venues, sub-contractors and suppliers.

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If you’d like to find out more, get in touch and discover how Acorn’s approach can improve the performance of teams and individuals within your organisation.