AFC are committed to delivering personal and business transformation and behavioural change for our clients, by helping them discover new tools and techniques to bring about positive change and empowerment.

Our bespoke programmes and strategies are developed in partnership with our clients, using our expertise to assess your organisation’s needs and capabilities for development.  The consultation process is designed to work with you to ensure a streamlined programme – from strategy clarification through delivery and review. Our key strengths are in the delivery of Leadership & Management, Personal Development courses and Coaching programmes.
AFC believe that people develop with experiential and interactive learning and therefore the development solutions are both fun, engaging and not merely tutorial led.
Our organisation is able to design, develop and implement training plans, workshops or coaching programmes to suit and enhance the needs of the individuals and organisations across the UK.
We have experience of working in a wide variety of sectors including private, public and not for profit organisations (see individual trainer profiles for more information on sectors and companies worked within).

Core Competencies

Our Core Values

Integrity – Honesty – Trust – Respect – Passion – Commitment

Meet The Team


Our team of highly experienced trainers and coaches have a wealth of experience both in learning and development, coaching and all have previous corporate business backgrounds.  We utilise our experience and talents to facilitate inspirational and engaging programmes for our clients which enables us to offer experienced solutions to your challenges.   But don’t take our word for it, browse our core team below.

Andree Funnell
Principle Learning & Development Consultant

Andree has 25 years’ experience in Learning & Development, Coaching and HR and has worked with staff and managers at all levels within blue chip global companies, private sector and the voluntary sector organisations.  For the past fourteen years, she has been working as a Learning & Development Consultant and Coach.  Prior to that was employed as an HR & Training Manager for the UK’s No 1 retailer where she gained a wealth of valuable experience over a seven-year period.

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Louise Nicolaou
Learning & Development Consultant

Louise has been in training for more than 20 years. Starting out as a professional dancer, she travelled the world and obtained a fantastic understanding of becoming a powerful communicator, influencer and ultimately a motivator to people. This combined with her fundamental belief that everyone has the ability to develop; she makes a positive impact on all who work and train with her.

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Yvonne Bignall
professional interpersonal skills and health & wellbeing facilitator

Yvonne Bignall is a professional interpersonal skills and health & wellbeing facilitator, who brings with her a broad experience of developing and delivering training globally. She is also a qualified life coach and personal trainer and is an Amazon best-selling author for her first published book, ‘Suck It Up or Change; If you want a better life you create it’…

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