About The Leadership Trust / Business Development

Business Development

Your first contact with Leadership Trust is usually through the Business Development team. They will listen to you carefully, and ensure that you are provided with the service that best suits your needs.

Sam Powell

Sam Powell

Head of Business Development

Sam is passionate about helping businesses achieve Better Results, Faster. Strategy focussed, Sam has a keen eye for detail and he is certain that great leadership at all levels is vital to achieve success. He has worked with organisations across the globe, firstly as an associate consultant with one of IBM’s Premier Business Partners, a Business Development Manager at Leadership Trust and now, Head of Business Development. Sam is a Business and Management with Mathematics graduate (BScEcon) from the University of Aberystwyth, a Level 1 Qualified Football Coach and a regular volunteer at his local football team in Ross-on-Wye


Damian Sherrard

Damian Sherrard

Business Development Manager

Damian brings a passion for understanding human behaviour into his Business Development role. With an interest in new business development, Damian sees the opportunity that developed leadership capability brings to organisations, and is driven to share awareness of the economic advantages. With a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and Business, which attracted him to a career in sales across a number of disciplines, Damian is a family man with a wife and two young sons who share a love of adventure and the outdoors.


Jane Gardin

Jane Gardiner

Account Manager

Jane has a wealth of experience in customer service care, which she draws on extensively in her role as Account Manager with Leadership Trust. She is passionate about working with our extensive faculty to deliver the best learning outcome for our clients. Jane studied Business Development at college, and has previously worked in the service industry. She has two grown up children and a granddaughter. She enjoys outdoor activities and travel – the world is her oyster!

How to contact us:

Call us 01989 767667 or email us

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