Qualifications, Achievements, Awards and Thanks
Below is a list of my qualifications, awards, some of my achievements and some thank yous! For more information please also read my biography (on this website):
BA in Music Performance; Diploma in Basic Management Skills; Certificate in Coaching (based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy); Certificate in Professional Personal Coaching; PTLLS Teaching Award Certificate; City & Guilds Certificate in Video; 3 Certificates in Financial Record Keeping; Certificates in Business Administration (included Supervisory Management); BTEC award (Intermediate) in Business Use Of The Internet; 2 Certificates in Studio Production and Primary Certificate in Stress Management. Also, Grade 8 Violin (Distinction) and Grade 3 Piano (Merit) from The Royal Schools Of Music and Grade 7 Singing (Merit) from the Guildhall School Of Music. OTHERS: First Aid at Work (1-day training course) - completed in June 2018 (valid for 3 years); Health and Safety Representatives Training (credits awarded, and all training completed).
Part of team that helped The British Land Company PLC and its Tax and Accounting Department win various awards (including them entering the FTSE 100) – between 1998 and 2007; Temp of the Month Award from Career Moves Group for administrative, personal and editorial assistance provided to various Heads of Department at Channel 4 (March 2008); Two awards won at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama: Dunbar Gerber Recital Prize (Violin and Piano) and Chamber Music Prize (with my string quartet) - 1982 – 1986. Award at Brendon Care for support provided in one of their homes for the elderly.
...to all the members of my family and ...to the artists and collaboraters i.e. Simon Edwards and Dave ‘Crippen Disabled Cartoonist’ (for all the artwork on my business cards, flyers, myspace etc.). Also, all my employers, advisors, trainers, mentors, lecturers, tutors, teachers, illustrators and coaches - including Amanda de Nobrega, Jacqui Ball, Jean Flynn and Juliet Hayward for assisting with Wellbeing Research; Steve Rassell (my accountant and advisor); to Andrew Ferguson (my Business Advisor); also Ann Marie Finch, Angelina Youngman, Sue Shorter and Andrew Ferguson (for assisting me with the Editing of various flyers, the abridged version of ‘Be Connected, Stay Connected’ [co-written with Simon Edwards], this website and feedback) and a thank you to Paul Dunne (a great Coach etc.) for nudging and reminding me to not lose sight of my own personal aims and ambitions! Much love to you all xxx