Our People

Our People

Graham Price Trainer

Graham is an experienced Trainer and Facilitator based close to London and is one of the founding partners of Accelerate UK. He moved into Learning and Development in the mid 1990’s, working for a number of large organisations including Yell and Reed Elsevier as a Learning and Development Manager

Jim Brearley

Jim is an experienced Trainer and Facilitator based in Lincolnshire and is one of the founding partners of Accelerate UK. Jim  was originally in the Royal Air Force where he served as a Physical Education Officer for over 20 years. 

Bernadette Callanan Trainer

Based in Bristol, Bernadette is an experienced sales coach and management trainer specialising in leadership, team performance and training design, She has a particular focus and passion around designing programmes that tackle the barriers to effective teamwork.

Karen Bushnell

With over 20 years experience in Training and development, Karen’s career began in sales with two large companies in the U.K and in Bahrain. Karen worked as a Sales training manager, and Management development consultant with Yell.com for over 14 years.

Derek Abram

An experienced and professionally qualified HR professional with 20+ years of exposure to a variety of industries including – FMCG, automotive supplies, textiles, pharmaceuticals, transport, power (gas and electric) and chemicals.

Paula Harris

A Human Resources expert, and former HR Director, she brings more than 20 years’ experience of formulating and delivering HR development strategy and training for organisations such as ASDA, the Probation Service, Psion Computers and LexisNexis.