"People are my business"



Alex launched Talkworks Training and Development Ltd. in April 2013 after honing his leadership and management skills and abilities over 25 years in the private, public and third sectors.
He has both the commercial insight and an understanding of the people aspects of running a business which enable him to add value to the organisations with whom he works.

Alex has a passion for personal and professional development,
and is always seeking new and innovative ideas and solutions, looking for the applied and practical ‘what works’ approach.

In 2011, he was appointed Head of Coaching and Mentoring
for the Welsh Government and Lead Trainer for Change
Management Programmes.

His qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Economics and Applied Social Studies, Post Graduate Diplomas in Applied Social Studies and Social Work. He is currently studying Workplace Mentoring at Master’s Degree level.

Alex is a qualified and experienced coach, facilitator, chairperson, mediator and trainer. Since 2001, he has been a visiting lecturer at Swansea University on undergraduate and post-graduate Social Work programmes and is a qualified, registered and practising Social Worker.

In recent years, he has developed and delivered training courses across England and Wales for Government departments, Universities and charitable organisations. He has also found the time to successfully complete the inaugural Welsh Assembly Government three year leadership programme and served as an Organisational Development Advisor with Voluntary Services Overseas in West Africa.


When not working, Alex enjoys coastal walking, playing his guitar in a band and motorcycle touring.






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