About

Presentation, sales and leadership experience you can trust to deliver results

We have a genuine passion for helping others to love sales. The industry is evolving and changing at an unparalleled speed, particularly with the move to virtual communication and hybrid teams. This can be challenging for even the most experienced sales team.

At Nua Training, we want to help build your sales team’s capabilities so they can respond to this constant change.

Our aim is to make an immediate impact on the way your team sells, to deliver fast and better business results in the face to face, and virtual world.

“Mary really understands both the needs of the team and the business and has delivered bespoke programmes to ensure that we’re always one step ahead of the market.” Duncan Tickell – Commercial Director, Immediate Media

Our approach

We don’t take a ‘one size fits all’ approach to  training and coaching, so we’ll work with you to develop best solution for your business.

We believe people learn more when they enjoy what they do. Whether virtual or in-person, our sessions are designed to be interactive and fun, – but always results driven.

We transform potential into expertise. By using coaching around live scenarios , the learning really comes to life and the expertise is embedded and enhanced to maximise results.

Who we are

Everyone at Nua Training is an expert in their field, highly experienced professionals who have held senior leadership roles in companies such as the BBC, United Nations, Royal Mail and Yahoo.

The team is headed up by Mary Langan

Nua Training was set up by Mary, following a successful 20-year career in media sales, which included 14 years at BBC Worldwide.

Mary’s experience of recruiting and building media sales teams across disciplines has given her a real understanding of the challenges managers face when working to create outstanding sales teams.

The company has been built around Mary’s desire to help people develop their media careers and working with clients to help grow their business.

Mary is a member of the Association for Coaching, and a qualified practitioner for Tilt 365.

Meet the team

Tony Lamb – Director

Tony started his career in media sales, before moving into the direct marketing and data space, with his most recent role as the Head of Product and Strategy at Royal Mail Data Services. He has 25 years’ experience of running and launching successful data businesses within FTSE 100 and SME organisations.

His roles have involved raising multi-million pound investments for strategic data-led projects, as well as leading high performance hybrid teams. Tony’s roles at Nua Training are to run the business, provide strategic support for our clients, and deliver our new Data and Leadership training courses.

Chris Kerwin

Chris has had a 25-year career in media, and is a strategic and operational business leader, with significant digital transformation experience, within TV, print publishing and specialist digital organisations. He’s led a host of well known brands for the BBC, Channel 5, Future and Immediate Media, including; BBC Good Food, Country Life, Decanter, BBC Gardeners’ World, and T3.

Chris is an experienced facilitator, who has a specialism in driving change at pace to deliver solid business outcomes, whilst gaining buy-in from the teams involved.

Sudha Kheterpal

Sudha is a world-renowned pop musician, playing as the percussionist with international artists including Faithless, The Spice Girls and Kylie Minogue. You may well have seen her in concert!

She is also a rare breed of Presentation, Pitch and Public Speaking Coach who understands what it takes to get ideas off the ground, pitch for business and investment, and engage an audience. Drawing on her experience as a two times TED X speaker, giving keynotes at conferences around the world, and as an award-winning Start-up founder, she really knows what it takes to give an impactful presentation that moves people to act.

Fiona Lyons

Fiona specialises in negotiation, sales and management. Following a background in digital media and radio, Fiona has spent the last 13 years providing training to leading media agency groups such as PHD, OMD and Dentsu, as well as a wide range of media owners in Australia.

Madeliene Shearer

Madeleine is an executive coach, mediator and facilitator. She is a professional performance booster who brings energy and humour to her workshops. Madeleine works with individuals, communities and leaders in organisations to enable personal growth and values-based development, so that all can thrive. She has a Masters in Organisation Development, is a Reiki Master, and previously worked at the United Nations.

Sue Hunt

Sue has had a career spanning over two decades in media corporations and start-ups; leading, managing, and mentoring teams and individuals, appointed to transform strategies and teams to higher performance levels and guide them through change. A qualified coach, she provides training and coaching services whether subject matter, core or soft skill, with unique experience across all media divisions, digital, print, OOH and TV, and with specialism in mental health awareness.

Lizzie Palmer

Lizzie specialises in running workshops focused on creativity, storytelling and generating great ideas. Lizzie’s clients include P&G, Unilever, DDB and Havas. Previously Lizzie held marketing director roles at Orange, Discovery TV and Capital Radio.