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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.
An experienced Office Manager, Jackie looks after our finance function. Jackie also assists dealing with our clients, accrediting bodies, funders and learners.
Amy is a learning and development professional and is qualified and experienced in training delivery, coaching and mentoring. She delivers on housing and leadership & management programmes. With over ten years’ experience in the housing sector and time spent working for a private training company, she brings knowledge from both to her training delivery.
Eleanor joined Dutton Fisher in 2016 as a Business Admin apprentice. She has now achieved her Level 2 Business admin diploma and is working towards her Level 3 Business administration apprenticeship.
As our Operations Manager, James is responsible for the monitoring of our training programmes to ensure they are continually improved upon and meet client needs. James is the lead for our funding contracts, including the Education & Skills Funding Agency, providing support to our clients and the Dutton Fisher team to ensure the smooth delivery of our portfolio. Having worked in the training industry for over 15 years, James has a wealth of experience in work-based learning across a variety of sectors.
An educational professional having over 15 years’ experience within many educational settings with particular expertise in supporting and teaching Maths. She also has extensive experience of Special Educational Needs. Joey specialises in 1 to 1 remote support for Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills Maths learners; inspiring confidence and building the skills and knowledge required.
Paula’s expertise lies in helping businesses improve services through needs analysis, change management and continuous improvement processes. She has extensive experience building empowered multi-cultural teams to provide consistently high service, in line with company values and procedures. Alongside her leadership roles, Paula has many years’ experience in developing and delivering training programmes for both specific areas such a customer service and companywide cultural change programmes. She is trained in interpersonal and commercial mediation, psychology and NLP. Paula is an excellent communicator and builds strong relationships with colleagues at all levels.
Steve has been creating and successfully running, Management & Leadership Development programmes, Team Development programmes and Business Improvement interventions within the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry for GlaxoSmithKline for over 13 years. With over 25 years’ experience as a Scientist, Team Manager, Learning & Development Manager and latterly as an Internal Consultant he has excellent facilitation skills and a proven track record of delivery of business benefits.
A leading housing professional with over 30 years’ experience in housing, care and support. Sue’s extensive work experience includes 16 years of senior management experience and 15 years of specialist consultancy, training and policy development in national umbrella bodies. Sue has a proven track record of change management, service improvement and development across a wide range of service settings.
Jane brings over 30 years of strategic and operational experience gained through blue chip companies, SMEs and running her own business. She has a passion for developing and improving people’s lives through enthusiastic commitment to their growth. She always approaches engagements in a challenging and supportive way, creating an environment where individuals and teams can learn and attain real and lasting change to deliver at the highest levels.