Our business team

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Today, more than ever, organisations, leaders and staff are challenged by constant change and uncertainty. This requires great flexibly, resilience and overall business wellbeing, to effectively deal with unpredictable local and global pressures.

Engaging qualified specialists who use psychology and work life science, to design and deliver bespoke organisational support, is the best solution to manage ongoing uncertainty. The Pinnacle team of professionals is experienced and ready to design and deliver such services to you, our business clients.

Richard Reid
Richard ReidFounder, Senior Executive Coach and Trainer
Richard’s business experience, coaching practice and therapy related expertise have enabled him to found Pinnacle as a hub of excellence for professionals who deliver psychology and work science informed services to organisational clients. A senior practitioner himself, Richard’s expertise covers work related stress, trauma and organisational wellbeing and how to build resilience, effective management skills and high performing teams. Recognised by the media as a specialist in his field, Richard has been invited to speak on such issues on Sky 1, BBC Breakfast, BBC Radio, and 5Live.
Adina Tarry
Adina TarryHead of Business Services, Senior Consultant and Executive Coach
Voted “Executive Coach of the year 2016 – London” by Corporate Vision Magazine, Adina is an accredited professional coach, business psychologist, organisational development consultant and visiting lecturer, with an extensive international business experience. Adina is also a published author, has presented at conferences and spoken on live BBC TV and Radio programmes on work psychology topics.
Gaëlle Tuffigo
Gaëlle TuffigoMindfulness Expert, Coach and Senior Consultant
Gaëlle is an accredited mindfulness teacher, coach, speaker and senior learning & development consultant, with extensive experience of leadership development and career management. For a decade, Gaëlle has attended over 40 retreats and taught Mindfulness to over 400 people through leading retreats, courses, workshops and classes.
Jim Rees
Jim ReesExecutive Coach and Emotional Intelligence Expert
Jim has been working as an executive coach for 15 years, specialising in maximising potential on an individual, team and organisational basis. He has worked with blue chip companies from widely varying industries and business sectors. Drawing on his background in sales and account management, he develops team cohesion and more inspirational leadership with his worldwide prestige clientele. Jim is also an in-demand keynote speaker, author and keen endurance athlete.
James Kirk
James KirkCharisma & Communication Skills Expert
James is an actor and communication skills coach. He has performed as an Actor, Voice over Artist and Presenter, with companies such as ITV, TomTom, Playstation, Theatre Royal Stratford, Cambridge University Press and Channel 4. He recognises that the challenges he faces daily as an actor such as making a good first impression, networking, overcoming nerves, managing rejection, dealing with improvisation, presenting to an audience, are common difficulties we often experience at some point whether professionally or personally. James now works consultatively with groups and individuals to develop interpersonal skills. He is one of the key instructors on our acclaimed Charisma Masterclass.
Mark Corder
Mark CorderLeadership Trainer, Mentor and Executive Coach
With a business background in senior roles and leading large teams in both operational and people development settings, in public and private sectors, Mark has used his business experience to focus on leadership. He has designed and delivered numerous developmental programs to increase management and leadership capabilities and improve overall performance in organisations across all sectors. Mark is a qualified Executive Coach and Mentor and holds diplomas in management and coaching and an MBA.
Scott Johnston
Scott JohnstonExecutive Coach
Scott Johnston has a diverse background in Legal Services. Initially working as a Barrister specialising in Child Protection, he moved into Employment Law in the public and private sectors.
Scott currently works as both an Employment Law Consultant and a highly regarded Speaker, Trainer and Executive Coach, with particular expertise in Soft Skills and Emotional Intelligence.
He has a passion for debating, being a champion at national and European level himself and a trainer and coach to World Champions.