Meet the team

Learn more about us and our values

Alex Taskin

Alex leads from the front. Since starting Passe-Partout she has supported around 500 clients, providing some 12,000 hours of learning and coaching. She reckons she is getting the hang of it now!

Anne Bristow

Anne is the heart of our business. She is so good at building relationships that even our banking relationship manager sent Anne her wedding photos!

Sam Oliver

Sam is the epitome of can do. Just about all of our several thousand delegates could tell you how supportive and resourceful she is, even though very few have met her in person.

Annette Stephens

Before Annette joined Passe-Partout our completion rate on accredited programmes was variable to put it kindly. Nowadays we consistently achieve 100% pass rates.

Darren O'Conor

Darren likes to think he’s the brains of the outfit. We like to let him think that (it’s a harmless enough delusion)!

Anthony Graham

A high-energy, captivating facilitator who brings over 25 years of experience in organisational analysis, programme design, facilitation and coaching.

Ian Williams

Our senior specialist, with 30 years’ HR experience in a career with Diageo, Kingfisher, Fujitsu and dunnhumby among others.

Graeme Green

Graeme had over 25 years management experience in Financial Services and now works in professional development, he is also a co-founding director of Equilibrium for Life CIC. He specialises in mindfulness and equine facilitated learning work and has a strong commitment to the welfare of the horse and complements this EFL work by delivering Reiki Healing for horses in his spare time.


James Clegg

James is an energetic and commercially driven development professional combining an outstanding academic background in people development with over 25 years of expertise gained in senior roles across diverse business sectors

Gareth Russell

An accomplished inspiring leader with 15 years’ experience in central government.  A skilful communicator with a broad range of experience in people development and training delivery, coaching, event hosting and facilitation and delivering capability improvements at organisational level.

Nick Allsopp

Nick is an experienced coach / consultant having a passion for leadership and people development.  Nick’s style provides the space for clients to explore their strengths and development options by identifying realistic plans for personal and business growth.  Nick has worked with senior leaders and teams across Europe, Asia Pacific and the U.S.


Rocky Dattoo

Rocky is the founder and director of The Workable, which supports organisations with individual staff health and care needs in the workplace. She is a qualified coach with a broad range of experience across different organisation types and sizes.  She is committed to supporting people understand how their unique offer in terms of skills, experience and personal motivation can be aligned with organisations needs and wants.