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Jack Russell Jack Russell A passion for people.
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Our Jack Russell Coaching Team

"Powerful change comes from positive people"


The director and founder of PDC Inspiration (now Jack Russell Coaching), Jack sits on the Insights Discovery Wheel, as an ‘Inspirer’, and inspire he does! Jack personally delivers each programme facilitated by Jack Russell Coaching. He is your motivational speaker, personal coach and will dedicate his efforts to developing your team.

Jack is motivated by making a difference to others lives in a positive way. He is particularly driven by leadership, clear direction and goals. But also motivated by independence; the chance to be a free spirit and looking for the next exciting adventure. For Jack’s biography, please visit Jack Russell’s page.



Rachel works as our Programme Developer. She is a ‘Supporter’ on the Insights Discovery wheel. Rachel works closely with Jack on programme inception through to delivery and follow up.

She is a keen white water kayaker. One of her goals is to kayak the Sun Koshi in Nepal.


Steve sits as a ‘Motivator’ on the Insights Wheel. His first career was as a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter pilot after which he worked as an IT consultant involved with projects in the NHS and the private sector.

He now runs his own marine business in Devon and works as a commercial skipper during the summer months. Steve uses his considerable experience working with teams to develop their communication and dynamics. He is also the PDC task consultant.


Anna sits in the position of ‘Co-Ordinator’ on the Inisghts Wheel. An NLP Practitioner and a Coaches Training Institute trained coach, Anna is an experienced and talented coach. 

She is passionate about unlocking individual and team potential. She helps others to implement a way forward, to increase personal and business effectiveness.  Her approach is collaborative, questioning and action orientated, and is tailored to each individual or team.


Philippa has worked with Jack for over 20 years and is an inspiration to everyone she works with. Having been involved in the design and delivery of personal development, management training and leadership courses since 1985, working with an impressive portfolio of international business clients.

Philippa is an extraordinarily talented and experienced coach with an amazing ability to bring out the best in people. Her expedition experience includes leading young people and professional clients trekking in Kenya (Mt. Kenya), Pakistan, Poland, Peru, Tibet (Everest base camp), Ecuador and Morrocco.

She is a keen climber, enjoying British rock, Alpine mixed, and Scottish winter climbing, and is a qualified Climbing Instructor and European Mountain Leader. She is a keen environmentalist, cycling from Alaska to Brazil in 1988/89, studying projects for the WWF and was also a very successful amateur jump jockey for 17 years.


An extremely competent leadership consultant, Nick uses his experience of leading teams in extreme situations and transfers it into relevant learning for the international businesses he now works with.

He was the commanding Officer at Lympstone and also led the 2003 Royal Navy & Royal Marines expedition to Mount Everest, during which two members of the team reached the summit and the remainder carried out a remarkable high altitude rescue, saving the lives of two injured climbers. Nick has also paddled the length of Britain in a Sea Kayak.

Nick holds the Mountain Instructor Certificate and International Mountain Leader Award. He enjoys climbing and sea kayaking in his spare time. 


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