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Everything we do is underpinned by rigorous, relevant research by some of the best academics and thinkers in industry today.

Stuart is the founder of Natural Leaders having developed the programme to enable leaders to explore, understand and transform their leadership styles. An expert in the field of human centred design, Stu linked this learning to the relationship between shepherds, working sheepdogs and sheep. Stu purchased Brookside Farm 6 years ago and converted the barn into a purpose-built facility that today sits at the heart of Natural Leaders.

Stuart Jackson Stuart is the founder of Natural Leaders having developed the programme to enable leaders to explore, understand and transform their leadership styles. An expert in the field of human centred design, Stu linked this learning to the relationship between shepherds, working sheepdogs and sheep. Stu purchased Brookside Farm 6 years ago and converted the barn into a purpose-built facility that today sits at the heart of Natural Leaders.

Amanda is co-founder of Natural Leaders and very much the heart and soul of the programme. Amanda brings her expertise as a behavioural strategist to help leaders unlock their potential by developing strategies to improve communication, team dynamics and confidence in leadership ability.

Amanda Madden Amanda is co-founder of Natural Leaders and very much the heart and soul of the programme. Amanda brings her expertise as a behavioural strategist to help leaders unlock their potential by developing strategies to improve communication, team dynamics and confidence in leadership ability.

A contract shepherdess with a BSc in animal behaviour and an ambassador for the National Sheep Association, Hannah helps provide leaders with experiences wherein their leadership skills can be explored and transformed as they learn how to work with the natural instincts of others. Hannah is happiest when working the farm with her loyal sidekick and best friend Fraser the sheepdog.

Red Shepherdess A contract shepherdess with a BSc in animal behaviour and an ambassador for the National Sheep Association, Hannah helps provide leaders with experiences wherein their leadership skills can be explored and transformed as they learn how to work with the natural instincts of others. Hannah is happiest when working the farm with her loyal sidekick and best friend Fraser the sheepdog.

Nina is the behavioural insights lead for Natural Leaders; inherently curious about why people behave the way they do, Nina applies insight research and behavioural science to explore why and drive social and personal change. Nina is a key facilitator who works with our leaders using practical, in the moment, experiences to support our leaders to look through a different lens at their leadership style.

Nina Gavin Nina is the behavioural insights lead for Natural Leaders; inherently curious about why people behave the way they do, Nina applies insight research and behavioural science to explore why and drive social and personal change. Nina is a key facilitator who works with our leaders using practical, in the moment, experiences to support our leaders to look through a different lens at their leadership style.

Ian can be found visually capturing the content from discussions held. Ian uses his understanding of behavioural science to pick out the pertinent points of the discussion and develop into a creative scribe. The end product holds many more images at one time than the brain can, leaving a tangible ‘take away’ from the session long after the event has finished.

Ian Jackson Ian can be found visually capturing the content from discussions held. Ian uses his understanding of behavioural science to pick out the pertinent points of the discussion and develop into a creative scribe. The end product holds many more images at one time than the brain can, leaving a tangible ‘take away’ from the session long after the event has finished.

Ethan is our farm hand at Natural Leaders and plays a key role in ensuring everything runs smoothly for our leaders. Ethan brings his natural positivity and friendliness to the programme with an infectious enthusiasm for working with the sheep and sheepdogs. Ethan’s favourite aspect of Natural Leaders is seeing the end result when leaders connect and unite as one.

Ethan Kinney Ethan is our farm hand at Natural Leaders and plays a key role in ensuring everything runs smoothly for our leaders. Ethan brings his natural positivity and friendliness to the programme with an infectious enthusiasm for working with the sheep and sheepdogs. Ethan’s favourite aspect of Natural Leaders is seeing the end result when leaders connect and unite as one.

Sheep Dogs

Jake is a kind soul who loves to work but he can find it hard to switch off. He loves people and is a strong worker in the field but doesn’t work well under pressure or in heated situations.

Jake Jake is a kind soul who loves to work but he can find it hard to switch off. He loves people and is a strong worker in the field but doesn’t work well under pressure or in heated situations.

Butch is still young and fresh into this field of work; she is still learning what’s right and wrong and the boundaries that she can reach. She is fast and has a strong stand towards the sheep but gets very excited just before she starts.

Butch Butch is still young and fresh into this field of work; she is still learning what’s right and wrong and the boundaries that she can reach. She is fast and has a strong stand towards the sheep but gets very excited just before she starts.

Fraser is a gentle older boy who is well experienced in his work. Fraser can be stubborn when commanding him as his experience makes him feel like the leader of the pack. He is very loving and caring but has a strong stand when he needs to.

Frazer Fraser is a gentle older boy who is well experienced in his work. Fraser can be stubborn when commanding him as his experience makes him feel like the leader of the pack. He is very loving and caring but has a strong stand when he needs to.

Flo is a strong working dog who works at a quick pace in the field. Flo can be prone to losing focus of the goal but can be steadied by stopping, regathering and trying again. She also loves to work but can sometimes go on her own path and too quickly jump into the situation.

Flo Flo is a strong working dog who works at a quick pace in the field. Flo can be prone to losing focus of the goal but can be steadied by stopping, regathering and trying again. She also loves to work but can sometimes go on her own path and too quickly jump into the situation.