Our Team

We have a core team of top-level instructors, trainers and consultants who are supported by a global network of outstanding associates. The advantage of our structure is that our clients get to know us as individuals which, with our focus on the end result, is the reason why over 75% of our new business comes from our existing clients.

  • Will Hogg, Managing Director & Founder
    Kinetic Group

    In addition to managing the day-to-day business, Will consults across the full Kinetic portfolio and with the Kinetic training team in capability-building projects. Will‘s international Leadership experience spans more than 20 years in Consulting, Corporate and Military contexts. Kinetic’s ‘Vision into Action’ approach directly reflects his Strategy and Leadership experience in some of the world’s most admired organisations: Procter & Gamble and the British Army. His last role before founding Kinetic was as HR Director P&G Salon Professional, a stand-alone Global business unit with 7000 employees in 50 countries.

  • Gus Newby Grant, Consultant

    Gus’ practical leadership and management experience combined with his focus on maximising human potential ensures he can facilitate and train with authority and understanding in the Capability Building part of the Kinetic portfolio. Gus has spent his working life in the world of leadership and development, as a British Army officer and as a consultant (with Kinetic since 2008).  As a consultant, he has worked with a broad range of industry sectors (from SME to multi-national), NGO’s and on governmental infrastructure projects. Gus’ last military role was as an instructor at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst where he achieved best in class training results.

     

  • Benoit Guitaut, Consultant

    Benoit’s experience in B2B areas and his passion for training make him a partner in Strategy Enabling and an essential member of the Kinetic Capability team. Benoit has 15 years of experience in the trade finance, purchasing and consulting environments. The combination of his blue chip track record and passion for training enable him to create and deliver powerful learning experiences for Kinetic’s clients. His last role before joining Kinetic was as Procurement Senior Manager at PepsiCo in the Capital and operations areas, with a total spend of >$500mi.

     

  • Kenny Kerswell, Consultant

    Kenny focuses on turning Vision into Action through ‘enabling’ the organisation to meet business objectives. Working with multi-functional teams: he devises and aligns strategic plans; supports their implementation; and builds the required culture / capabilities within an organisation to deliver them. Kenny’s 15 year career has been as a HR business partner within a large multinational Company. His expertise, initially developed as leader of a start-up and as Director of a mid-sized company, is on developing high performing organisations and supporting business leaders. A skilled practitioner in Strategy Implementation, Organisation Culture and Coaching, Kenny is also a qualified MBTI trainer. Immediately before joining Kinetic, Kenny was a Senior HR Leader for Procter & Gamble.

     

  • Shilpa Nazar, Coach

    Shilpa is a trained Computer Engineer with a Masters in Computing Systems. She has more than 15 years of experience being a University Faculty as a teacher, trainer, coach and mentor. Her passion for public speaking led her to venture into leadership and soft skills development. As a Review Coach for Talking Presentations since 2006, her role is to get people to identify their own strengths as presenters. Through one-on-one review room coaching, she has helped more than 800 participants to realise their potential, become positively motivated and build their self-confidence. She is an avid trekker and has explored and hiked through the Himalayan terrain.

     

  • Alex Congdon

    Originally qualified as an Engineer, Alex’s technical, corporate and entrepreneurial experience spans 20 years in 4 countries. During this time he has led a number of global business transformation programs in blue chip multi-nationals which was later complimented by managing start-ups in telecoms, real-estate and e-commerce. This real world experience allows him to combine strong systemic thinking skills with executable, client focused solutions. A keen snowboarder, his enthusiasm slightly ahead of his ability, Alex also has a passion for property and enjoys mentoring others on their business dreams. He speaks 3 languages.

  • Fabienne Renodon, Business Services Manager

    Fabienne’s areas of expertise include client relationship management, resource planning, office and financial management. Fabienne is a multi-tasking Office Manager who has lived and worked in France, Spain, England and Denmark. With 17 years of international experience, she is able to interact with people across organisational boundaries and liaise with customers on all levels. Her ability to learn fast and desire to take on new responsibilities allow her to adapt quickly to deliver high quality services to clients and colleagues. Fabienne’s last role before joining Kinetic was with the British Embassy in Copenhagen.

     

  • Rachelle Saulog, Office Manager

    Rachelle joined the company in 2006 and was instrumental in setting up 8ack’s accounts system and business processes. She has a University degree in Accountancy. Rachelle’s role involves HR, customer relationship, database and financial management along with office and course administration. She loves being the Camera Operator on Talking Presentations and has fulfilled this vital role on 65 workshops to date. Watching participants grow and build their confidence in just two days brings with it a level of job satisfaction not normally available to those in the accountancy profession. Rachelle gets the job done and will always go the extra mile to support the business.

     

  • Adonis Yamat, IT Administrator

    Adonis joined the company in 2007. He is responsible for all IT-related activities of the team in alignment with the business objectives of the organisation. Adonis is also involved in planning, coordinating and providing administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of IT which includes data management, CRM management and business intelligence. He also supports all marketing initiatives by coordinating and collating content, updating the company’s social media accounts, email marketing and the website all of which help to drive business growth. Through these combined marketing and IT skills, Adonis is proud to contribute to changing participant’s lives.