Meet our Leadership and Governance Team
Frederika is a positive and character education speaker, trainer and author with an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology. She is working towards a Doctorate in Education and is the European Representative for IPPAed (the Positive Education Division of the International Positive Psychology Association). Frederika is also a qualified teacher (PGCE, University of Huddersfield) with classroom teaching experience, so understands first-hand the challenges that teachers face.
She is passionate about improving children's wellbeing to enable them to flourish inside and outside of school and into adult life, and has been supporting schools in this area since 2014, providing positive education and character education training to children, their teachers and their parents. In addition to her school experience and positive psychology expertise, Frederika brings a degree is in Business and Management and business leadership experience to her role.
Andi is a qualified teacher (PGCE, Northumbria University) with extensive experience of working with young people in a multitude of settings: Mainstream schools and alternative provisions, including referral units and home schooling. Her experience extends to working with young people and their families as part of the extended schools programme.
Having previously graduated with a BSc in Health Studies (University of Lincoln), Andi developed a particular interest in young people’s mental health. Combining her love of learning and her interest in this area, Andi has completed accredited certification in “Mental Health Problems Awareness”, “Working with People with Mental Health Needs” and “Understanding Behaviour that Challenges”. Her experience of working with vulnerable people has led her to develop a passion for positive education and positive modelling / relationships.
Leoni is passionate about lifelong learning and developing people and believes that starts with a good learning experience in Primary and Secondary education.
Originally an HR Professional, Leoni is a Master Coach and Mentor who has worked in people development for 25 years across a wide variety of sectors and industries. She is a Chartered Member of the CIPD, is qualified by the BPS in psychometric testing and has an MBA from the University of Bath. She is a Master Practitioner in NLP and a Professional Member of the ANLP. She has an MSc in Personal, Executive and Corporate Coaching and is a Member of the Association for Coaching.
Leoni is a Trustee of a Multi Academy Trust and also works with Governing Boards to strengthen governance, in North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire and as a Leader of Governance in Lincolnshire. She delivers training for the National Governance Association on the Leading Governance development programmes as well as courses designed to support new Governors in Lincolnshire.