Meet The Team

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Tim Woodman
Chief Executive Officer

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Tim founded ML&C in 2004 and has 23 years experience of working in learning & development.

At age 22 he was managing production of Type 42 destroyers (Royal Navy guided missile destroyers).

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Diana Barden
Director of Learning Experience

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Starting 38 years ago, with TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), Diana has continually sought ways to help people gain confidence and joined ML&C in 2006.

People really matter to Diana: she works with the individual’s Identity of Self to recognise the importance of their contribution and choose behaviours that reinforce this.


Gordon Borer

Director of Business Development

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Gordon joined ML&C in 2018 with over 15 years experience delivering learning and development to companies of all sizes. He is an experienced facilitator and business coach.

He’s a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo and draws lots of coaching inspiration from teaching with his local TKD club.

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Peter Nightingale

ML&C Associate

Peter has 20 years experience of running Project Management training, with a previous 5 years delivering specialised IT training. He joined ML&C in 2010.

Alongside running courses, Peter often works on-site with clients: managing project managers and coaching colleagues on processes to make things work better. 

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Mike Mair

ML&C Associate

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Mike spent 10 years on the leadership team at Bard Pharmaceuticals as Head of Learning & Development. He’s now working with ML&C as an independent consultant and associate trainer.

His passion for inspiring and developing also finds an outlet as Head Coach at the Football Fun Factory. He loves it when the kids come in quiet and go out buzzing.

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Sue Blow

ML&C Associate

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Sue has been working in L&D for 37 years and joined ML&C in 2006.


She has worked with the boards of some luminaries of the Cambridge Science Park (including ARM) on leadership, coaching and senior management development.


Paula Tasker

Customer Relationship Manager

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Paula has spent 15 years working with ML&C’s customers designing and delivering staff development, she also has a strong background in finance and insurance.

Paula lived and worked in Revelstoke, British Columbia for several years and was a Board member of Revelstoke Childcare Association.


Louise Winters

Marketing Manager

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With 10 years experience as a marketing consultant and a background in project management, Louise is a freelance marketing consultant, working with ML&C since 2018.

She’s fascinated by people’s stories: during the 2020 lockdown Louise created a project to record videos of poems written and read by NHS staff.


Pauline Thomas
Customer Support Manager

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Pauline has newly joined ML&C - more about her coming soon.


Lisa Reynolds
Business Support Manager

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Lisa has newly joined ML&C - more about her coming soon.