Accredited by the ISMM and ILM, Lammore Consulting are a specialist sales and management training company with the aim of improving the selling skills of those in the sales industry, providing bespoke in-house customer services, leadership and management trainingcourses and workshops.
Founded in 2002, we are a sales & management training company with a team of highly experienced and successful business professionals with a proven capability to deliver behavioural change to transform your business.
Customised courses to fit your specific business needs.
Your business has only one true competitive edge – the ability and desire of your workforce to put your company strategies into action. We work with you to design solutions that enable your team to reach their optimum level of performance.
By adapting our unique material to your specific business needs, we deliver lasting change to your workforce skills and attitudes, adding real value to your organisation.
At Lammore Consulting we understand that success is the result of implementing a series of basic disciplines and processes which lead to the adoption of positive habits.
True and lasting success comes from naturally carrying out learnt procedures and methods.
Mark Blackmore – Founding Partner
Leading Sales and Management Training Coach
Mark is an experienced consultant and passionate sales and management educator.
Mark has worked with and trained in a wide variety of sectors and his clients include both blue chip and household names (for example Barratt Homes, Autotrader, Mamas & Papas, Google, Nokia, G4S, Black & Decker and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics).
During 16 highly successful years in sales and recruitment, Mark has held senior sales and management positions and has won top performer awards at every organisation in which he has worked.
Mark is the author of the book “The Single Sales Principle and the 8 Myths of Selling” and a contributor to the ISMM’s Winning Edge Magazine. He is often requested as a guest/motivational speaker.
Tim Haslam – Founding Partner
Leading Sales and Management Training Coach
Tim is an entrepreneur with over 20 years business and senior management experience, gained within both his own businesses and the corporate world. He progressed through the ranks of the YELL business at record breaking speed and spent 15 years in senior management positions within the Sales & training divisions.
Tim has a keen sense of humour and enjoys engaging those he works with in a fun and informal way. His expertise in people management, sales strategy and personal development have resulted in him maintaining hands on involvement with some of Lammore’s key accounts in addition to his responsibilities as Sales Director.
Mark Francis – Associate Partner
International Sales & Leadership coach
Mark is an international leadership & sales training specialist. After a successful career with United Biscuits Mark quickly established himself as a much in demand training consultant across a broad range of industry sectors around the world.
Marks style is engaging and fun and his style assures tangible results.
Fiona Challis – Associate Partner
Corporate and personal coach
Fiona is a professionally Trained Corporate & Personal Coach. Prior to retraining as a coach Fiona spent most of her professional career in Sales leadership, working for prestigious companies and was sales director at McAfee International responsible for a $60 000 000 turnover.
Fiona’s professional coaching skills and solid commercial experience enables her to successfully equip your teams with the relevant techniques, tools & skills that will take your organisation forward!
Tom Matthew – Associate Partner
Sales and Management Training Coach
Tom has spent 20 years in consultancy working with clients as diverse as Bank of Scotland, Royal & SunAlliance, J Sainsbury, Royal Mail, Marks and Spencer, BT and HM Cabinet Office. In addition to training design, delivery and consulting responsibilities, Tom held Operations and Sales Director positions in two consultancies giving him valuable line management and major sales experience, creating a highly pragmatic approach to training and development.
Evelyn Kay – Associate Partner
Evelyn brings great enthusiasm to any intervention with which she is involved. She was schooled using Dale Carnegie’s methods and Evelyn’s strengths lie in personal development and supporting managers to become leaders.
Evelyn is on the Board of Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce. She is a qualified Instructor for the Dale Carnegie Course and the Leadership Training for Managers programme, a licensed Insights Practitioner and an accredited Aset Teamscapes Facilitator. She is also a Member of the CIPD, an Investors in People Advisor and has a Diploma in NLP.
Russ Baleson – Associate Partner
Russ Baleson is a passionate sales and management specialist. He has over 25 years of international training and coaching experience, fifteen of which has been in the United Kingdom. Russ has worked in a wide variety of sectors, and clients include The Royal Household at Buckingham Palace and Clarence House, SkyBlue Solutions – Carillion, LBM Direct Marketing, and Arbonne International.
Russ’s specialist areas are: interpersonal skills development and communications; inspiring leadership and motivation.
Matt Hayden – Associate Partner
Matt Hayden is an experienced learning and development professional, designing and delivering training and coaching that supports behavioural change. Clients have included British Gas, BSkyB, Excelian, Oracle and Wolters Kluwer.
Matt brings great passion, skill and humour to his programmes, engaging and challenging
participants to higher levels of awareness, performance and personal understanding.
Matt has NLP and PRINCE2 qualifications as well as twenty years’ sales and management experience.
Simon Bower – Associate Partner
Sales and Leadership Coach
Simon has over 20 years’ corporate experience working within the Media and Telecoms sectors. He enjoyed a highly progressive career where he held senior roles in both Sales and Training & Development functions.
Simon’s enthusiasm is infectious. He is a highly engaging presenter and facilitator who is passionate about helping others reach their full potential.
Shirley Gaston – Leadership Consultant
Frequently described as being ‘motivating’ and ‘inspiring’, Shirley is passionate about making learning engaging, exciting and lasting. She has worked in training and education for over 15 years and has a first class degree in Education as well as a Post Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Professional Training and Development.
Shirley holds many psychometric qualifications and is a fellow of ITOL (Institute of Training and Occupational Learning). She also hosts the ‘Training Journal on-line’ Yorkshire professional development network.
Jonathan Yates – Associate Partner
Jonathan’s training career is founded on a successful sales career in the retail and technology sectors. An experienced sales and marketing professional with a proven track record in business unit start-up, growth and board level sales into blue chip organisations, Jonathan’s career has spanned retail innovation & sales, new business sales, technical solution sales, key account management, field sales management, sales improvement, training, executive coaching and P&L responsibility. Clients include Mercedes Benz and Apple.
Jonathan currently has two published titles – “All-Time Essentials for Entrepreneurs” and “Freesourcing: how to start a business with no money” (Wiley Capstone).
Louise Lapish – Associate Partner
Trainer and Executive Coach
Louise is a passionate Trainer and Executive Coach with extensive experience in sales leadership, business skills training and coaching. With a multi-sector experience including: media, recruitment, job boards, Financial Services, the NHS and 3rd sector she is able to devise and deliver training and coaching that gets you and your team results. Her clients have highlighted her ability to get them focussed, motivated, build trust and quickly deliver results.
Louise is also a regular columnist for The Yorkshire Post online delivering a clear message on the importance of goal setting and managing your career as you climb the corporate ladder.
Simon Roskrow – Associate Partner
Simon has a successful big business career behind him in investment banking, consultancy, sales, finance and manufacturing; so he appreciates first hand the need for real results from any training investment. He is a training polymath, qualified in the firm foundations like NLP and Myers Brigg, while able to bring training innovations using concepts like Game Theory and Behavioural Economics.
Simon’s greatest strengths are usually identified as bringing things to life; being down-to-earth and practical; and building strong, trusting relationships with people very quickly.
David Campbell – Associate Partner
David has over 25 years of hands-on sales and sales management experience which he brings to his training. He also has experience of running his own building and construction firm.
Jenifer Hiltrud – Social Media Manager
Jen runs our back office and social media business based in Chennai, India. Jen stays in touch with all our delegates and clients, providing any follow up information required.
In addition Jen runs our Indian business “In-Box” that provides social media optimisation services to our UK clients as well as working with clients in India.
Ala Kuzmicki – Marketing and Communications
Ala has nearly 20 years’ business experience in the dispute resolution services and publishing sectors. Her experience includes managing sales teams, business development, designing dispute resolution services for clients, communications and client relationship management. Ala is also a CEDR accredited mediator and facilitator. She has provided a range of mediation training to mediators, solicitors and barristers, postgraduate students and international delegations of judges and ombudsmen from around the world.
Fiona Macpherson – PA
Fiona is the Personal Assistant to the Directors’ team.