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The UMD Professional Team of Consultants and Trainers





Fiona Stuart-Wilson Fiona Stuart-Wilson is Managing Director of UMD Professional and an experienced senior manager within both the public and private sectors. She has worked with a large number of practices over the last sixteen years, and is an experienced trainer and facilitator, specialising in strategic management and marketing. She was for eleven years Associate Editor of a major scientific journal and series editor of a management book series. She has spoken widely at conferences in the UK and internationally on business.
Roger Lilley Roger Lilley is a highly experienced manager who worked for many years for one of the UK's largest companies, covering a range of senior management roles in Sales, Business Development and International Marketing. He provides sales and marketing consultancy to a variety of businesses and is one of the tutors on UMD Professional's ILM management qualification courses.
Mike Grace Mike Grace originally qualified as a dentist but his career also saw him involved in dental education at the London Hospital at King's London. Whilst Editor of the British Dental Journal for 14 years he championed the importance of effective management in dentistry and has been actively involved in management training for many years. He is now Senior Assessor for UMD Professional and also acts as tutor.
Peter Warner Peter Warner is a solicitor admitted to practice in 1985 with a wealth of consultancy, training and management experience. He joined a major law network in 1992 where he was responsible for the planning, co-ordination and implementation of business reviews and consultancy projects for practices ranging in size from four to sixty five partners. He works as a tutor for UMD Professional's ILM qualification courses for law firms and barristers' chambers.
Gwyn Thomas Gwyn Thomas is an experienced professional coach, trainer and leadership mentor with significant senior and executive level leadership experience within the public and charity sectors. He specialises in the field of personal and organisational leadership development within Wales, the UK and overseas. He is a tutor and assessor on UMD Professional's ILM qualification courses.
Alison Lewis Alison Lewis is an experienced former senior manager in the Civil Service and project manager in the public sector. She holds the ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching from the University of South Wales and has gained wide experience as a leadership and management trainer and facilitator in both the public and private sectors. She is tutor and assessor on UMD Professional's ILM qualification courses.
Sandy Horvath Sandy Horvath has extensive practical senior management experience, and hands-on training experience gained within the police service and other private and public sector organisations. He has been working with professional practices for over fifteen years and is a tutor on UMD Professional's ILM qualification courses.
Barbara Teague Barbara Teague is an experienced leadership and management coach. She has held senior management positions in the charity sector where she was responsible for establishing and leading services across Wales. She is a tutor and assessor on UMD Professional's ILM qualification courses.
Paul Bourne Paul Bourne has a Masters' Degree in Performance Studies and works in business training and project management. He is a Fellow at The Judge Business School (Cambridge University), CEDAR (Anglia Ruskin University), The Moscow School of Management, ITMO (St. Petersburg) and The Stockholm School of Economics. For UMD Professional he works as a Master Coach in presentation and communication skills at workshops for Level 5 and Level 7 students.
Ian Barras-Hill Ian Barras-Hill is a highly experienced senior manager who combines an impressive background in international marketing with extensive consulting expertise in management and marketing, with a specialist interest in the professions and professional firms. As well as providing marketing consultancy Ian also acts as a senior assessor for ILM management qualifications.
Nigel Fenton Nigel Fenton began his career working for a major trade association, supporting UK companies in the development of standards for electronic business communications. He then spent many years working for a multinational FMCG manufacturer, and leading a team which developed best in class processes for managing change. More recently he has provided consultancy support and training on business processes and acts as an assessor for ILM management qualifications.
Pilar Orti Pilar Orti works as a management and leadership trainer. She is also a team facilitator, helping teams resolve issues and build on their performance. She specialises in helping office-based teams to make the most of their transition to a remote set-up. She acts as an assessor for ILM leadership and management qualifications.
Mansoor Qureshi Mansoor Qureshi is a senior partner in a large professional practice in South Ockendon, Essex. He combines a practical management approach based on real experience with a clear understanding of the key issues facing the professions and individual practices. He works as a consultant on UMD Professional's management training courses.

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