THE CORE TEAM
Nick Ellerby is a pioneer of whole person learning, and implementing inquiry and human relations approaches to leader development and deep culture change. Nick is co-director of The Oasis School of Human Relations, a UK based learning and leadership organisation with a global reach; Senior Advisor to the UNGC/EFMD Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative; Member of the IFB Advisory Council; and co-facilitator and designer of the International Innovation Collaboratory for international business schools and global companies. He is author of Developing Effective Relationships and Peer Learning in Organisations, co-author of A Guide to Authentic Collaboration, and contributor to A Call to Engagement: Globally Responsible Leadership, The Collaboratory and Learning for Tomorrow.
Duncan Enright is a director at Leadershape and Experience Oxfordshire. He has been a senior director for over 30 years in the publishing industry, as well as serving for a decade as Vice Chair and Non-Executive Director of an NHS Trust. He currently works as a chief officer in a digital health company, and serves as a councillor on two local authorities. Duncan is an experienced director, influencer and communicator who has been both elected and appointed to senior roles in NHS, policy and local government. Duncan is a graduate of the senior management programme run for Reed Elsevier by Templeton College, Oxford. He has written white papers on Political Leadership in the 21st Century and Digital Transformation: Creating a Digital-First Culture through Transpersonal Leadership published by Routledge. This year he is deputy leader of West Oxfordshire district council.
Chris Taylor had a successful career in public service which culminated as Director of Social Care for Northumberland. For the past sixteen years he has been honing his skills as a facilitator, particularly in the field of social and systemic change. Chris works internationally with future business leaders and change-makers focussing on whole person learning for global sustainability and regeneration. He has an intuitive approach to facilitation with an emphasis on emergence, uncertainty and navigating complexity. Chris is Director of the Oasis Foundation where he designs and coordinates projects for personal change, community resilience and global transformation.
Sam Anderson is a Coach, Facilitator, Supervisor and Therapist with a background in community work. She has particular interest in trauma informed, somatic and whole person approaches. Her model is integrative; being led by the needs of the individual or group she is working with, whilst being grounded in her training, extensive experience and deep commitment to relational development work in realising the potential of people and communities. Sam thrives working in the sweetspot where sciences and magic converge. She is a Clore Social Leadership Fellow and currently co-chair of the Social Action Inquiry Scotland.
Ali Reid has a portfolio working as a charity Board Chair, Trustee and Strategic Health Advisor. Thus building on her extensive experience in director roles across health and care, as well as leading an employee owned social business. The diversity has enabled Ali to reflect and build on the transferability of skills required for leaders focused on improving everyone's experience, through dialogue, continuous improvement and shared leadership.