Meet the Team

Jason Bratt, Company Director

Jason Bratt

Company Director

Jason has 26 years, at advisory and managerial level, of HR experience predominately in the public sector but also in the private and voluntary sector. As well as general HR, Jason has extensive experience advising on performance management, change, employee relations and specialist experience in absence management.
Jason has over 8 years’ experience as both a Governor and joint Vice Chair at a Federation of two schools in Coventry. Jason also Chairs the Pay Committee and is Lead Governor on HR, Finance and Health & Safety.

Stewart Smith, Company Director

Stewart Smith

Company Director

Stewart has a wealth of experience spanning 36 years in both the public and private sectors, having worked for Rolls Royce, IBM and Coventry City Council. Stewart is passionate about Learning & Development and its impact on organisations, in meeting key objectives and investing in its people to achieve a more motivated and confident workforce.
With over 17 years’ experience in the design and delivery of learning and development, Stewart has worked closely with many organisations’ Senior Leadership teams to help maximise effective value for money working practices. Qualified as a Learning & Development specialist, Stewart’s areas of expertise include the development and delivery of Performance Management processes, Customer Service, Leadership and Management and strategies to enhance the performance of working teams.
Stewart has over 6 years’ experience as both a Governor and joint Vice Chair at a Federation of two schools in Coventry.

Richard Pearson, Assoc CIPD, HR Advisor

Richard Pearson

Assoc CIPD

HR Advisor

Richard is a CIPD qualified HR Advisor with extensive experience of providing a professional HR case management service and HR advice to schools. Richard has experience in dealing with disciplinaries, grievances, performance management, sickness absence management, change management, restructuring, redundancies and TUPE transfers (including Academy conversion) and employment law.
Richard is a specialist in dealing with all elements of change management and is able to advise and support on conversion to Academy status.

Glenda Smith, Administration Manager

Glenda Smith

Administration Manager

Glenda is a Coventry lady who embarked on a career in the private sector as a qualified personal secretary within Industrial Relations & Personnel, gaining an IPM Qualification (Institute of Personnel Management) and progression into Personnel management. For 22 years Glenda worked for Rolls-Royce, a prestigious company in Coventry.

Glenda has also spent several years in an Administration role within the NHS (Adult Mental Health) followed by 4 years in a Coventry Special Needs school as an Administrator, gaining a wealth of knowledge within Education.