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We have a talented team of associates offering a broad range of consultancy services, including end-to-end solutions. Here they are…
Fiona Tatton, Womanthology founder and CEO
Fiona’s driving ambition is to transform the landscape of work for women. She is fiercely focused on tackling the challenges facing women, proving that they can succeed in whatever roles they choose, and supporting women at all stages of their careers to achieve their goals and fulfil their professional potential.
Fiona heads up our consultations with businesses and education providers around the world to create solutions to diversity challenges, through cross-sector connections and the development of practical applications for thought leadership.
When she’s not busy changing the world of work, she enjoys travel, dining out, keeping fit, filmmaking and photography.
Gail Still, careers specialist
Gail has many years’ experience at the frontline of recruitment and selection. Specialising in executive search and recruitment project management, she has managed significant resourcing campaigns for household names such as dunnhumby and Sainsbury’s.
She is Level A & B and CIPD-qualified and has extensive cross-sector experience, including customer insight, data and analytics, digital media, retail, FMCG, marketing, legal, corporate finance, aerospace and manufacturing.
Gail enjoys making the most of where she lives in Devon, whether that’s hiking across the moors or spending time with her family at the beach.
Dr Duncan Brown, author, researcher and government adviser
Duncan has 30 years’ experience working in major HR consultancies and employment institutes. He also spent five years as the deputy CEO at the CIPD. His clients have included Shell, the Cabinet Office, the Department of Health, Unicef UK and the Fairtrade Foundation.
He has carried out major reviews for the government of the pay determination methodologies for major groups, including doctors and dentists and the judiciary. He has been on expert advisory panels on topics including employee engagement, fair pay, gender pay reporting and pensions.
Duncan has authored numerous books and articles on reward strategies, most recently ‘A Handbook of Reward Management’, co-authored with Michael Armstrong.
Duncan is a dad, a runner, a cyclist and a trustee.
Dr Helen Meese CEng MIMechE, electro-mechanical power engineer
Helen has over 25 years experience in both academia and industry. She joined the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in 2013 as a policy manager and set up the healthcare policy theme, managing all aspects of the Institution’s medical technology and healthcare output.
Helen provides innovative technology solutions, business management and training to a range of organisations. Helen has appeared on TV and radio as well as writing numerous reports and articles on health tech-related matters. She is vice-chair of the IMechE’s Biomedical Engineering Division and a member of the Healthcare Policy Topic Group at the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Helen works with Womanthology to facilitate research and projects aimed at encouraging girls and women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).
In her spare time she enjoys camping and exploring the great outdoors with her two beagles.
James Marriott, podcast and media specialist
James has worked in the world of audio for over 20 years. His background is largely in radio. He was a presenter and journalist before moving into management, overseeing a regional group of commercial radio stations.
It was while working in radio management that first got the podcasting bug. Now a podcasting specialist, he still freelances at his local BBC station and for the two largest commercial groups in the UK.
James especially loves working with brands and individuals right at the start of their podcasting journey, helping steer them towards the right concept and format and ultimately make their shows a success. He is editor for several podcasts and hosts a range of regular shows spanning his interests. James loves football and craft beer, and recently started running. He has also taken up yoga, which he is largely terrible at.
Janet Lees, copywriter and branding consultant
With 25 years’ experience as an independent branding consultant and copywriter, Janet is deeply in love with words. She has worked with a wide range of organisations around the world, including Alzheimer’s Society, M&S, RICS, Vodafone and The Energy Saving Trust.
Janet has specialist expertise in sustainability and the not-for-profit sector, and her heart lies in projects that support positive change. She is also a qualified writing for wellbeing workshop facilitator and has delivered countless sessions in business and community settings. Outside the day job Janet is an award-winning poet and artist, and spends a lot of her spare time immersed in creative exploration. She is also deeply in love with wild swimming and can often be found in the Irish Sea.
Inês Santos, associate editor
Inês has just completed her second year studying journalism at the University of Sheffield, where she works as a content creator for the university’s YouTube channel. Born in Portugal, she came to the United Kingdom aged 17 to pursue her passion for journalism.
Inês is an up and coming talent in writing, filmmaking, podcasting and presenting. At Womanthology, she combines her talent for storytelling with conceptualising new content ideas and developing editorial. She is fluent in English and Portuguese, conversational in Mandarin and French, and works as a Portuguese tutor at Tutorful. In her spare time, Inês has her own radio show and is a singer.