About The Learning Company
By bringing insight and skill, to help organisations achieve phenomenal performance by engaging and developing their people, growing in essential skills, motivation, identifying and overcoming blindspots, flourishing in work and life.
A high quality team, extensive leadership experience in a variety of environments.
Specialists in essential skills.
Global specialists in psychometrics.
Proven and measurable results.
Phil began his career in the offshore finance industry in 1994, working for a wealth management company, Collins Stewart (CI) Ltd. Phil was head of the company’s Guernsey division, with a staff of 120 and £4.5billion under management. He left executive responsibilities in 2008 to explore community work and leadership development disciplines with a particular speciality in psychometric assessments and people-development.
Peter Le Cheminant, M.A. B.Ed (Hons)
Peter joined The Learning Company in 2014 following a career in education. Guernsey born, Peter attended university in Winchester and developed his career as an English teacher over a 17 year period in the UK. Peter then returned to Guernsey in 1990 to take up a senior post at Les Beaucamps High School.
Annette began her career in Guernsey’s finance industry in 1977 working for HSBC Bank plc. In 1985 she made the move from clearing banking to asset management and worked for Rothschild Asset Management (C.I.) Limited for 17 years. Her roles included Head of the Portfolio Management Department responsible for Institutional and Private clients, Head of Compliance and a member of the Executive Management Committee. In 2001 she retired to be with her daughter and family but then returned to work as P.A. and Administrator with Leaders and The Learning Company.
Andy Wade Bsc, PGCE, Dip Th
Andy is a passionate believer in education having been a teacher for over 30 years, head of IT and a member of the senior leadership team at the Ladies College for more than a decade. His experience includes managing a busy IT support team, innovating and leading a number of IT projects including infrastructure and Staff and Student engagement via MS Office 365. More recently he became a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) and prepared the College for the introduction of GDPR. As well as teaching in a school setting, Andy is well-versed in psychometrics for management and personal leadership growth. He previously ran his own training and consultancy business and has lectured for the Open University. Andy’s particular bias is towards effective leadership and management; equipping managers to understand the human factors that create conditions for team success, leading through pressure and change, blending support and challenge He is married with two grown up children and is one of the leaders at Shiloh Church. When he is not at work Andy can be found surfing the local breaks.
Nikki joined in 2023 as part time administrator for The Learning Company. Nikki began her career in Trust, working for Fortis, Investec and Praxis before taking a break to raise her 4 children. In 2014, together with her husband they started their family business, of which she is a Director. Nikki is also heavily involved with catering events held by Shiloh Church and in her free time can often be found on the beach with her children and dog.
Vicky Le Poidevin
Vicky Le Poidevin FCA, Dip IoD, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has over 20 years’ experience working in the finance sector. Vicky started her career at a big four accountancy firm where she worked for nearly 9 years, before moving into industry and working in both the Trust and Fund sectors and latterly as a consultancy and professional trainer. Vicky regularly provides interactive and engaging training sessions to a wide range of financial services and commercial delegates, adapting her training style to suit the variety of delegates that attend her courses. Vicky's training is under pinned by practical, real-life examples that leverage her 20 plus years' experience in the financial services sector. Vicky also includes practical exercises into all her courses to ensure the learning experience remains interesting, relevant, and engaging.