Ian Craig - BEng (Hons) CEng MIET

Ian has over 30 years experience in the Offshore / Marine Oil & Gas industries at Design, Project Management and Director level, all acquired within internationally renowned engineering companies.

He possesses a broad technical knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of industry standards, practices and procedures, gained primarily from within engineering offices but has extensive experience within manufacturing facilities and on offshore installations.

Ian is registered with the Engineering Council as a Chartered Engineer and is a full member of the Institute of Engineering & Technology. He holds a first class BEng (Hons) Engineering from the University of Sunderland.

Maxine Craig - DProf, MSc, BA, DipN, RN, Cert Coach

Dr Maxine Craig is an Organisation Development leader with over 34 years of experience of organisational change. Organisation Development is the application of the behavioural sciences into the business environment. Maxine is a Visiting Professor (Leadership and Management) at Sunderland University , a board member of the Organisation Development Network for Europe and a Trustee at Teesside Hospice. Maxine has published a number of books and articles, a list of which can be found here.

In both 2013 and 2014 she was listed as a Top 50 Innovator by the Health Service Journal for her work with team performance. She specialises in the development of strategic, team and individual level interventions designed to support the creation of open and honest cultures. As an academic practitioner she works to bring the best available research and evidence into organisations, groups and communities to support business performance. She is a certified coach and psychometrician. She is passionate about helping groups and teams to flourish and achieve their best potential, whilst simultaneously delivering the desired business outcomes.