Look who’s talking.
A team who are passionate about the power of conversations.

Expert knowledge

Our award-winning research unequivocally demonstrates that meaningful conversations are one of the critical pillars of business success.

We have built our careers practicing what we preach. Our depth of expertise in training and development has come from working in over 15 countries, 375 organisations and by helping over 5,300 leaders become more skillful conversationalists.

Bespoke conversation programmes

We provide bespoke learning experiences that empower your people to become more effective in their workplace conversations. Our programmes raise the level of conversational skill and by doing so build a more human centred, productive, and high performing culture.

Emily Cosgrove


My expertise lies in developing people to have more skillful, honest and powerful dialogue – boosting business results and increasing happiness at work. I bring more than 25 years of practical experience, and was a former Young Business Person of the Year.

Sara Hope


My career spans some 25 years in both consultancy and industry roles, most notably in the finance and professional services arena. I passionately believe that training leaders in the value of conversational prowess strengthens organisation-wide connectivity.

Neel Arya


I have worked in change leadership for the last 14 years. I am a creative and pragmatic thinker, committed to challenging and stretching our clients to fulfil their potential and deliver high levels of performance.

Helen Buckwell


My strengths are designing and delivering strategic and commercially driven training and development interventions. My passion and specialism are supporting organisations to enhance both their ‘on the job development’ and build a high performance culture.

Vicci Crewdson

Programme Manager

I am an experienced programme manager and ensure we deliver a high level of service to all our clients. I enjoy getting to know each individual I interact with and building a relationship that continues to grow and develop over time.

The Conversation Space - Caroline Finn

Caroline Flin


I have initiated, designed and delivered award winning training and development solutions at all levels to global audiences. My strong track record includes running virtual programmes to the most senior audiences across a range of industries.

Abbie Jackson


As Head of Learning and Development through a large transformation process, I have a deep understanding of the complexities of people in transition. Combined with my strong commercial background I challenge our clients with practical realism.

Kim Newton-Woof

Kim Newton-Woof


I work as a trusted partner for our client organisations, their leaders and teams, enabling small changes with big impact through meaningful training and development experiences, coaching and facilitation.

Darren Perks


I am a Chartered Psychologist specialising in change management, employee engagement and leadership development. I am able to understand and connect with individuals at all levels across international boundaries.

Katherine Ray


My corporate roles span senior HR and talent positions within FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 organisations. This has given me a deep understanding of how to set up and deliver sustainable value-adding conversational training and development programmes.

Sarah Rudder


An ex retail manager with nearly 20 years focusing on developing people I love what we do because it really makes a difference - and making a difference is what makes me happy. Specialising in mental toughness and resilience, I'm particularly interested in creating mentally healthy organisations and developing managers to have conversations that support this.

The Conversation Space - Chloe Walton

Chloe Walton


I thrive on working with teams to solve business challenges through collaborative engagement. My passion for conversational business programmes has evolved through a leadership career built in data management, retail and consumer-facing industries.

Your name here?

We’re always looking for talented people who are passionate about the power of conversation. If you’re interested in working with us get in touch here.