Associates, Staff, and Clients

Mark Gray also has an extensive network of contacts to call on for consultation teams and projects.

Some of our training and assessment work, is supported through a network of highly specialised and professional associates.

Mark Gray Associates (Consultancy & Training)

Image: Leslie ThompsonLeslie Thompson
Leslie is an experienced company director, with a background in the Health and the Third sector social care environment. Having worked at senior management level. She is a sought after business Coach, and facilitator working with senior managers and individuals. Leslie co works with us on our management training and consultancy programmes.

 

 

                                       Diane Roger

Diane has been the CEO and MD of a number of charitable, and private sector care companies and specialises in strategic planning, compliance and turn arounds. Her background is in Learning Disability Nursing at local regional and national level. Diane is  based in Yorkshire and is the latest member of our team leading on our major turnaround and interim consultancy side of the business.

 

Rachel Higginson

Rachel is the proprietor of ESENSI. She is a Specialist Deafblind Assessor. Based in the South East of England. Rachel has worked with Mark on a number of occasions providing specialist Deafblind assessment support.

 

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Nikola Fieldhouse

Nikola is the MD of FACS and is a Specialist Deafblind Assessor and communication trainer, in the South of England. Nikola has previously worked with Mark at Deafblind UK and Provides Deafblind,Communication, Training and Deafblind Assessment support.

 

 

Pennie Dane

Pennie is our Deafblind & VI specialist assesor for the North East specialising in supporting children & Young People. Pennie & Mark have worked together for around 15 Years. pennie specialises in Mobility and supporting children & young people with Sensory Impairments.

 

 

Sarah Clayton and Anna Waugh

Sarah and Anna are the founders of Postural care UK and Simple stuff works.  Mark has worked with them since the development of their respective companies,following a long professional partnership with their parents Liz & Jon Goldsmith.

Mark continues to work with this brilliant family and their work in the field of postural care, as part of his work and research in Multiple Disability.

 

Joanna Grace

Joanna is the owner of sensory stories project and author of several publications around working with people with PMLD. She is also one of the key editors of PMLD link magazine and the PMLD Standards. A chance meeting between Mark & Joanna in  Dublin inspired the Legacy project and apparently Mark was an inspiration, behind her sensory stories project Joanna can support our sensory training around children & young people.

 

 

 

Our Staff Team

Nancy Benn

Is Mark’s  virtual PA. Nancy runs the virtual PA service from Sunny Portugal, and was previously Mark’s PA at  the Association for Real Change (ARC) UK she keeps our admin moving and helps with our bookings for conferences and courses. Nancy will sometimes be seen at our short courses and events helping us out to ensure your experience runs smoothly from booking to evaluation.

 

 

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Jon Bradbury

Jon is MGA’s web host and IT advisor, keeping us online and in contact with you. You can also buy Apple Macs and spares from his company Bramley Computers.

 

Some of our  Main Clients & Partners

Thomas Pocklington Trust

MGA is proud to be the agent for Thomas Pocklington lighting courses. Designed for rehabilitation workers of the visually impaired,and occupational therapists as part of its National Lighting Framework Programme.

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Home Care Direct  Provides, personalised care support, supervisions and assessments for people with personal health budgets and continuing health care or social care funding. Working closely with Home Care Direct we can help you get the best personalised care you need at home. We also help with training and business development in this Sector and we are the main lead in their Transforming care Programmes.

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Birmingham City University

MGA are proud to support BCU with the delivery of the courses in rehabilitation studies and continuing professional development programmes. Including the new Bachelors  degree programmes in Rehabilitation Studies VI.

British Council Overseas

MGA have been working on various projects with the British Council  since 2016. Developing services for people with Autism and employment for adults with disabilities in Azerbaijan & Uzbekistan.

 

Shrophire Council Joint Training

Mark Gray Associates provide a range  of  training programmes for Shropshire council every year. For details  of our Commissioned courses visit the joint  training section on the council website

Our many other customers Include:

 

University of HertfordshireWiltshire CouncilOur HealthHertfordshire PartnershipTwenty OneVisionary