The Team

David Fraser (Executive Director)

David FraserDavid Fraser PhD has a background in organizational leadership and program management at director level. He is a leading authority on relationship skills in professional and personal life and author of Relationship Mastery: A Business Professional’s Guide. He is an international speaker. He also has an expertise in organizational learning. David works with organizations and with individuals, focusing on the potential to leverage results everywhere in their lives. The effects are profound—quite simply life-changing. A professional engineer by profession, David is also a qualified commercial mediator and an NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Trainer and has studied with leading proponents of these disciplines. David is also involved in a number of non-profit change initiatives. More information on David’s work as an author and speaker is available at

Lynda Gillespie (Executive Assistant)

Lynda Gillespie

Lynda runs the Change for Leaders office and, in particular, manages appointments, processes enquiries, and co-ordinates delivery. An experienced executive assistant with a corporate background working with senior executives in both the private & public sectors, Lynda will ensure that your enquiry and your business is handled in the most effective way possible. Lynda can be contacted by email at or by phone on 0845 2008465. Lynda can provide more details on the services, workshops, and programs available.

Madeleine Allen (Associate, and Chief Executive of Allen Training)

Madeleine Allen

Madeleine has worked with David on a number of projects particularly in the financial services industry. Madeleine provides world-class training and development that delivers visible results, empowering individuals and teams to outperform their expectations. With over 20 years experience in the Consulting and Financial Services industries she has helped businesses of all sizes to reach their goals, through training, change management, project management and coaching. More information on Allen Training is available at

Martin Jones (Associate, and Director Martin Jones Consulting)

Martin JonesMartin is an experienced management, change and OD consultant with 25 years experience. He is a trainer and executive coach operating up to Board level. Martin is also an NLP Master Practitioner and Trainer. His own clients include VirginMedia, BAE SYSTEMS, Trellborg Offshore, NHS, Lancashire Constabulary, AXA, Manchester Airport Group …

Karen Mason (Associate, and Director, Karen Mason Associates)

Karen Mason

Karen is committed to supporting others be successful at work and provides high quality interventions that enable lasting change. With over 20 years’ experience in the Aerospace and Defence and Consulting industries, she has operated in a range of leadership roles within engineering, commercial, procurement, project management and HR functions. Having worked with senior leaders and board members, across a range of businesses, Karen fully appreciates the pressures and challenges faced operating in today’s business environment.  She has helped hundreds of business leaders to reach their goals through personal development and coaching programmes. Karen is a qualified coach, NLP Master Practitioner and Trainer.  More information on Karen Mason Associates is available at

Dr. Melanie Greenberg (Associate, and Practising Psychologist)

Dr Melanie GreenbergMelanie is a practising psychologist and expert in applying mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and positive psychology principles to manage change, improve relationships, and promote growth and innovation for individuals and organizations. She has extensive experience as a researcher, Professor, author, and speaker. She provides workshops, trainings, keynote addresses, consultation and hands-on interventions. Dr. Greenberg has published more than 50 scholarly works, spoken at national and international conferences, served on Editorial Boards, and presented workshops to County and State Psychological Associations and community organizations. Frequently quoted in national media, she has appeared on radio shows such as Leading With Emotional Intelligence. She writes a popular blog for Psychology Today called The Mindful Self-Express. For more about her, visit

For larger projects

If the scale or nature of a project requires it, a further network of individuals and specialist organisations is drawn on to assist. These associates include project managers, trainers, lawyers, accountants, finance people, technology experts, human resource specialists, and other experienced business leaders and managers.