Associate Team.

SNCL has a team of highly skilled and experienced associates.

We would like to introduce you to a few of the team:

Gilly Dowthwaite Wells


Gilly is an executive coach, psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer with over nine years experience. She is open and friendly with an infectious enthusiasm working with people and a keen advocate of self-development. Having followed the route into Executive Coaching after extensive experience as a therapist, her in-depth knowledge uniquely positions her as an expert in building and understanding relationships, providing valued help and advice for her clients. Gilly has built an impressive track record coaching leaders, directors and high potential senior executives in a wide variety of sectors. She creates robust, strong and confidence building working partnerships, which are underpinned by sound coaching principles and well validated techniques.

Owen Hopkins


Owen is a well-established actor with twenty-five years experience having worked in all aspects of the profession including theatre, television and radio. Using these skills has enabled Owen to support and guide people and organisations in maximising personal development and self-awareness.
Through writing and directing Owen has experience of providing creative solutions from interactive training events to large seminars and conferences.
Owen also works as a coach in number of different sectors.


Glen Hill


Glen trained as an actor at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and has over 12 years experience working with a number of health care organisations developing clinical communication strategies using role play and simulation. He is an associate actor at University of Birmingham Medical School assisting in the teaching and assessment of clinical communication skills at both undergraduate and post graduate level and is also an associate actor on both National NHS advanced communication courses ( NHS CONNECTED) and the CYP Advanced communication skills training programme developing the communication skills, competence and confidence of senior health care professionals.  Glen is also regularly supports communication skill programmes with the West Midlands Newborn Network, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham,  Salford Royal, University Hospital’s Nottingham, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and The Walton Centre Liverpool. More recently Glen has been working with clinical leads in organ donation exploring complex conversations around death and organ donation.

Bea Devlin

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Bea is a coach, mentor and facilitator with over 20 years experience. Her career spans the public, private and social enterprise/charity sectors, both in the UK and internationally, with particular emphasis on health, community development, the arts, finance and philanthropy. Collaborations with leaders, boards and senior teams have delivered excellent results for diverse organisations; from established multinationals and foundations to fledgling social enterprises.

Focused on both results and process, Bea is driven by passion for the positive changes individuals, teams and organisations make through developing their insight, skills and confidence. She is regularly commended for her inclusive and pragmatic approach to supporting vision to reality.