At ICSA we select from the very best speakers in their fields, with years of real-world experience, and we work hard with them to develop programmes and course materials of the highest quality.
You can read more about our current trainers by following the links below.
Andrew is a Partner of The Mentor Partnership, a consultancy specialising in company secretarial practice, publishing and training. Read more
Anna is an experienced business facilitator, who leads workshops designed to inspire participants to address their real business challenges. Read more
Emma Perkin has 20+ years' experience working in school governance, and is Founder and Lead Consultant at The Constant Group. The Constant Group works with a range of clients from single academy trusts and small multi-academy trusts to leading maintained sector Federations and Local Authorities to design and develop bespoke governance models that will act as a foundation for future growth. The consultancy also offers training for education sector clients including through the Academy Governance Insight Group, a source of expert briefings, training and peer networks for academy governance professionals. Read more
An ICSA Fellow, Gabrielle has worked in professional practice in the UK and Hong Kong, and as a company secretary for numerous UK and overseas companies, ranging from SMEs to multinationals listed in the FTSE 100. Read more
Hein Dries-Ziekenheiner LL.M is the CEO of VIGILO consult, a Netherlands based consultancy specialising in internet enforcement, cyber crime and IT law. Hein holds a masters degree in Dutch Civil law from Leiden University and has more than fifteen years of legal and technical experience in forensic IT and law enforcement on the internet. Read more
Julia is Director of Board Insight Limited, which advises clients on corporate governance best practice. It carries out board and committee evaluation work and runs professional development courses on topics such as corporate governance, directors’ role and responsibilities and company law. Read more
Kirsty is a Chartered Secretary in Public Practice and director of Semple Associates Ltd, formed in 2001. Specialising in corporate governance and compliance, she has provided consultancy, training and support to the boards of a number of voluntary sector organisations for ten years. Read more
Following a successful career in the City, Lorraine set up her own company secretarial practice in 2003 which provides advisory services to a wide variety of client companies. She has recently merged her practice with the co sec practice at Shakespeare Martineau LLP. Lorraine is Immediate Past President of ICSA (UKRIAT) and contributes regularly to Governance & Compliance magazine. Read more
Louis Cooper is a non-executive director of NEDA, specialising in corporate governance, risk management and internal control training, consulting and advisory services. Louis sits on the Quoted Company Alliance Corporate Governance Committee, is a member of the Institute of Risk Management Special Interest Group on Risk Innovation and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Read more
A background of 12 years corporate analysis in the City, 8 years senior management within the food sector, and 18 years running MBS Challenging Perception, a strategic change consultancy, gives Mark a breadth of practice and experience. Read more