Alan Margolis is a Human Resource Development training consultant with many years’ experience using groupwork skills, counselling, personal development and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. He facilitates learning events in areas such as Interpersonal Skills, Presenting with Impact, Management Communication & Influencing Skills, Creative Problem Solving, Training the Trainers, and Teambuilding for organisations such as Investors in People, The British Standards Institution, The United Nations, Government Departments and various national and international companies. He believes in empowering and motivating people so they are able to release their full personal and professional potential.

Alan moved into training and development by establishing his own training consultancy Hampstead Training Consultants after an extensive management career, including some years as Managing Director, with a variety of companies in fields such as marketing, manufacturing and retail.

Alan was one of the first people to produce and market animal and environmentally friendly cosmetics. Alan also designed and produced a product endorsed by The Beatles and sold in over 100 countries.
An Institute of Personnel Development consultant for many years, Alan also provides consulting services to other premier training organisations. He is CEO and Fellow of The Corporate Association for Professional Development, Fellow of The Institute of Sales and Marketing Management, an accredited Co-Counselling Facilitator and member of many other professional institutes and bodies.

Alan’s media coverage includes Channel Five, ITN News, Sky TV, local radio and The Independent. He was the consultant featured in Executive Business Channel’s ‘Assertiveness’ and ‘Are You Listening?’ videos and the interpersonal skills consultant for Shine magazine. He has been Chair for the Institute of Personnel Development on Innovation and New Ideas in Training and NLP for Trainers – HRD week, ran the Master class sessions at Training Solutions Conference NEC Birmingham, Releasing Your Potential / Return on Investment for Investors In People Team Business Link West and A Learning Odyssey for The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Alan is co-author of Light Bulb Learning,   Best of Icebreakers & Endings Best of Energisers and Pacechangers