Who are we?

Diana Barden

Director of Learning Experience

Diana Barden, our Director of Learning Experience, has decades of experience in learning, from Teaching English as a Foreign Language through to developing managers and leaders at all levels through facilitation and coaching. With us since the very start in 2004, she’s highly skilled in helping people gain confidence, no matter what their starting point along the coaching and training skills journey. People really matter to Diana. She harnesses the Identity of Self to help our learners to recognise and reinforce the importance of their contributions.

Gordon Borer

Director of Business Development

Gordon Borer, director since 2018 and our CEO since 2021, has many years’ experience in coaching small and medium-sized business owners and supporting them to grow them sustainably and coherently. With a background as a project manager, Gordon loves to help our learners organise their projects and project teams efficiently and effectively via coaching and performance management.

Mike Mair

ML&C Associate

Mike Mair, a valued ML&C Associate, spent a decade on the leadership team at Bard Pharmaceuticals as Head of Learning & Development. Now he works with us as an independent consultant and associate trainer. He’s also a passionate Head Coach at the Football Fun Factory, where his coaching and management skills help inspire young people.

Paula Tasker

Director of Client Relationships

Paula is our Director of Client Relationships. She’s been with us since the beginning working with ML&C’s clients to develop and support strong-lasting client relationships.

Paula has a strong insurance, broking and finance background which moved into managing, training, developing, and coaching leadership teams. She lived in Canada for a few years where she raised her family and worked in the community on the Board of Revelstoke Childcare Association and Relay for Life Cancer Charity.

In her private time, Paula can be found travelling and walking her dogs in and around the South Downs National Park.

Lisa Reynolds

Lisa is our Business Manager and manages the business and the systems underpinning it. With 30 years of business experience including running two business of her own, her past work has included managing prestigious 4  star hotels, managing sales for a medical company, working in the oil industry, with expertise in customer service, department and system set-up, office setup up and admin, and handling everything from suppliers, couriers and warehouses to celebrities.

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