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Meet the team
Dutton Fisher Associates core staff:
Dr Paul Dutton
Paul is focused on building and sustaining quality relationships with clients. A Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, Paul is passionate about the social housing sector with extensive practitioner experience in the industry. Paul is experienced in the production and delivery of training and certificated learning programmes to tenants, frontline staff, senior managers and board members. He has undertaken many commissioned research and evaluation projects.
Jo Fisher M.Ed PCET
A fellow member of the Institute for Learning, Jo is an innovative trainer with over 15 years’ experience of developing managers. She has a talent for inspiring others to perform in the workplace with an ability to engage and motivate individuals at all levels. Jo worked as a manager for many years and more recently has developed a successful track record with public, not for profit, and private sector clients.
Simon assesses and tutors on Chartered Institute of Housing Level 2 and Level 3 programmes as well as Business Administration. He also tutors and assesses Apprentices. Simon has extensive experience in, and knowledge of, local authority Housing and Finance gained from many years working as a frontline Housing sector worker.
Karen runs challenging and learner participative training sessions with a strong emphasis on commercial objectives. Karen also works on one off and long term projects as a training consultant, designing and delivering courses on a range of management and business subjects.
Jo has extensive experience of working in the social housing sector, and has been working as a consultant and trainer since 2005. She is a qualified Social Worker, and has worked in both adult social care as well as children’s services. Jo also provides services to third sector organisations. Her focus is to support organisation and individuals to deliver quality services.
Sue worked her way up through various operational and strategic housing management roles with progression to Head of Performance and Improvement, which included responsibility for staff Learning & Development.
An experienced Office Manager, Jackie looks after our finance function. Jackie also assists dealing with our clients, accrediting bodies, funders and learners.