For the last 2 decades Tracy Maylath has been a trainer and facilitator working in both the private and public sectors. During this time she has delivered an extensive variety of courses to clients ranging from homeless people and vulnerable adults to managers and directors of private sector firms. Building on this diverse pedigree, Tracy has also written and developed programmes in management skills and personal development. She runs a broad range of courses for the training arm of the homeless charity Shelter. She has also delivered for a number of local community regeneration projects in East London. Tracy utilises an array of innovative methods and state of the art techniques. She engages delegates with her light hearted approach, passion, in-depth knowledge and vast experience of her topics.
Before becoming a freelancer trainer William worked as Head of UK Training & Staff Development with the Equal Opportunities Commission/Equality & Human Rights Commission. Prior to this he helped to represent landmark discrimination cases before Employment Tribunals and the County Court. He delivers training in a variety of workplace and business specialist subject areas. He also provides training in generalist soft skill areas such as public speaking, business presentations, and management skills. William is also a volunteer advocate in Manchester and Salford representing people with claims relating to unfair & constructive dismissal, discrimination, victimisation, bullying, harassment, welfare benefit and immigration cases. He also has an interest in amateur dramatics.
Mark has worked in the Money Advice Sector for over 20 years . Prior to this Mark worked for Birmingham Settlement as their Financial Inclusion Manager, developing and managing the delivery of locally based advice services and specialist services into the Probation Offices and Prisons in the West Midlands. An enthusiastic trainer Mark is able to compliment the course material with case studies that are drawn from a diverse range of Money Advice settings which include his experience of setting up a community based money advice service in the Borough of Walsall which gained a reputation for successfully working with some of the most difficult client groups. Mark is an accredited member of the Institute of Money Advisers and is well known to both National and local media having appeared on Al Jazeera, BBC Politics Show, BBC Breakfast News and documentaries dealing with his favourite topic “The Home Collected Credit Industry”. Mark delivers his courses with an ability to anchor information into real life situations that make the learning process both enjoyable and memorable.
Kamran is an experienced money adviser and part time trainer who originally started with Birmingham Settlement as a volunteer. Over the years he has gained considerable experience and knowledge in the areas of benefits and debt and is a major contributor to our partnership working with the probation and prison service. By providing specialist debt and benefits advice to those currently being supported by the probation and prison service across the West Midlands, his expertise assists those individuals who would not normally be able to access our services, contributing to the stabilisation of their financial situation and aiding their integration back into mainstream society.
Michael has over 10 years experience of working with young people in London, Coventry and now Birmingham. He acquired a vast amount of knowledge in youth and community work through his JNC qualification in youth work and Masters degree in Criminology, which has allowed him to work with a wide range of individuals and groups supporting with training as well as advice on challenging situations. He is also a regular speaker at schools and universities supporting on issues of young people on crime. Michael is also the Community Youth worker at Birmingham Settlement and is a major contributor to the organisation’s mentoring program which is delivered in schools across Birmingham.