Team

Our team is filled with passionate and brilliant people who make Lumina Learning what it is today.

To meet our experts from around the world, see the Global Network page.
Lumina Learning Team

Our Board

Dr Stewart Desson

Lumina Learning Global CEO

Nicole Sorrell

Lumina Learning Global Director

Deborah Tobin-Desson

Lumina Learning Global Director

Our Team

Andi Patterson

Lumina Learning Global Commercial

Andrew Jones

Global Faculty UK

Andrew Thomson-Chittenden

Lumina Learning Global Commercial

Anne Marie Dancy

Lumina Learning UK

Atiya Sheikh

Strategic Alliance Inemmo East and West Africa

Ayleen Wisudha

Lumina Learning Indonesia

Azra Hirji

Lumina Learning Global Commercial

Bram Janssens

Strategic Alliance Management Spark Belgium

Carl Pierce

Lumina Learning Global

Cees Nieboer

Strategic Alliance Slovenia

Chris Pim

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Dan Desson

Lumina Learning Global Marketing

Dan Seale

Lumina Learning Global Commercial

Daniel Bannenberg

Lumina Learning France

Deborah Tobin-Desson

Lumina Learning Global Director

Domoina Rakotovao

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Don Marshall

Global Faculty Canada

Dr Stewart Desson

Lumina Learning Global CEO

Edyta Robaczewska

Lumina Learning Poland

Elizabeth Handover

Lumina Learning Japan

Elke Brenstein

Strategic Alliance Germany

Ernesto Oscar Cabas Mich

Lumina Learning Mexico

Fenitra Rambolamanana

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Gavin Howden

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Gavin Presman

Strategic Alliance UK

Georgiy Tenev

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Gita Meldere

Lumina Learning Latvia

Gitte Wahlstrom

Lumina Learning Nordic

Hamintsoa Rabezanahary

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Helder Simoes

Strategic Alliance Dynamic Group Portugal

Ingrid Wouda Kuipers

Strategic Alliance Germany

Ivona Yordanova

Lumina Learning Global Commercial

James Nightingale

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Jane Armytage

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery and Marketing

Janice Parviainen

Lumina Learning Canada

Jarosław Zamroch

Lumina Learning Poland

Jeannie Horsfield

Global Faculty UK

Jeyson Rakatoarisoa

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Jo Musialek

Lumina Learning Global, Executive Assistant to the CEO

Jonathan Cannon

Lumina Learning Global Product Development

Josh Swabey

Lumina Learning Global Design

Joy Maitland

Strategic Alliance Inemmo East and West Africa

Julie Ensor

Lumina Learning Global Product Development

Kate Cline

Global Faculty USA

László Kaczúr

Lumina Learning Hungary

Laura Pollock

Lumina Learning Global Commercial

Lauren Hubbard

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Madhavi Gonuguntla

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Marcela Ružková

Lumina Learning Slovakia

Mathis Martin

Strategic Alliance Move and Balance Germany

Melody Okunuga

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Michal Kaplan

Lumina Learning Israel

Mireille Watanabe Handover

Lumina Learning Japan

Mohammed Kamal R

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Naomi Withey

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Naveen Thomas

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Nicole Sorrell

Lumina Learning Global Director

Noelia Cabas

Lumina Learning Mexico

Ollie Desson

Lumina Learning Global Finance

Paulina Wu

Lumina Learning Taiwan

Peter Raven

Partner Support, Canada

Pratikto Ariestyadi

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Pratima Kavi

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Rachel Povey

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Rahul Baswani

Lumina Learning India

Rebecca Bales

Lumina Learning USA

Ross Woolfenden

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Salvador Elizaga

Strategic Alliance Delta Top Talent Mexico

Sam Green-Armytage

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Sarah Tennyson

Strategic Alliance USA

Saul Kaplan

Lumina Learning Israel

Simeon Venter

Lumina Learning Global Finance

Steven Fine

Strategic Alliance Inspire UK

Suzanne Lawrence

Lumina Learning Global Finance

Theo ten Hagen

Lumina Learning Netherlands

Tinne Janssens

Strategic Alliance Management Spark Belgium

Tom Desson

Lumina Learning Global Legal and Compliance

Victoria Green-Armytage

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Will Whitehead

Lumina Learning Global Marketing

Xavier Chen

Lumina Learning Taiwan

Yaxu Pun

Lumina Learning Global IT

Yimin Wang

Lumina Learning China

“Let’s not label people, let’s not limit people, let’s look at them as who they really are. Let’s encourage people to be the contradictions that they are and have these different, opposite qualities in them.”

Dr Stewart Desson

CEO & Founder of Lumina Learning

Read the interview

See our global network

Lumina Learning is a global network of skilled experts and Practitioners operating in more than 40 countries all over the world.
Inemmo – Levelling up beyond inequalities, discrimination and poverty (ABP Award Winner)

Inemmo provides professional management and leadership development learning solutions and executive coaching that improves leadership performance. Leadership development solutions are designed to prepare leaders for career advancement. Inemmo’s award-winning leadership development programmes help business leaders integrate critical management concepts and practices to enhance existing strengths and develop new skills, discover new methods and principles to

Athena Professional and LawNet

Athena Professional is a dedicated Learning and Development consultancy led by Nicola Jones.

Whizz kids

Whizz-Kids Whizz-Kids is a small UK charity that needed to stabilise following a period of expansion and contraction as a result of Big Lottery funding. A new senior team was appointed, including the Director of People and Engagement, whose brief it was to engage a workforce experiencing high turnover and low morale.   Business Need

ALiGN; supporting employment for refugees, people with disabilities and racialised groups (ABP winner)

The ALiGN Project brings technological innovation to help crack the complex problem of continuously higher unemployment in vulnerable populations across refugees, people with disabilities and racialised groups.

Lumina Spark’s Journey to Composure – Finalist in Excellence in Technical Innovation

Our new digital tool has earned us a finalist position in Excellence in Technical Innovation at the upcoming ABP Awards. We hope for good news on the 24th of March when the results will be announced.

Lumina Emotion is a Learning Pool winner and an ABP finalist

The Blended Lumina Emotion Qualification has used learning technologies innovatively to make a unique and innovative contribution to the delivery of our Qualification, which has shaped the L&D Delivery within Lumina Learning and beyond into our practitioner community.

The Best Digital Learning Transformation Programme implemented in response to COVID-19

In terms of design, we used an integrated learning approach.  This approach ensured a comprehensive learning experience, with the right mix of content.

Demonstrating a modern, inclusive and tech-able personality tool used across industry

UWE has partnered with Lumina Learning to offer students an experience of Lumina Spark, demonstrating a modern, inclusive and tech-able personality tool used across industry

Leading in a Crisis

The APAC Leadership community identified the need to be trained virtually on aspects of Leading in a Crisis.

Helping the NHS reduce conflict through mediation

Mediation using Lumina Spark has helped to resolve an eight-year ongoing conflict in a single day.

Creating Successful leadership transitions for Exeltis

The organization had a new business strategy was being implemented with a change in Leadership. The organization wished to consolidate the business and bring in new processes. The leadership team was getting equipped to lead the changes and Reflexion initiated a Leadership Journey Program for them.

Taking the Lead – Boosting collaboration through behavioural change

This is ‘Taking the Lead’: the National Association for AONBs (NAAONB) and its partners have guided 37 AONB staff through psychometric profiling, coaching and the forming of Topic Working Groups, to enable behavioural change, and thus move toward a collaborative culture.

KFAS Innovation Programme – A Bespoke Project

KFAS identified a need for a tailored programme, aimed at Kuwaiti private sector executives, to develop innovative future leaders who can generate great ideas to advance corporate management and yield business growth.

Adidas

The Adidas Finance Director completed a series of business coaching sessions incorporating Lumina Spark, Lumina Leader, and Lumina Leader 360.

City & Country

City & Country (C&C) are a development company which re-imagines listed buildings to create exceptional places to live and work. Seeking a solution for their expanding sales team, Lumina Select was bought in.

NG Bailey

In 2017, NG Bailey used Lumina Spark to develop a Leadership, Engagement and Performance training programme for their people.

RCL FOODS

Lumina Learning helped RCL FOODS, the leading food producer in South Africa, to engage and unite its workforce, develop authentic leadership, and drive team collaboration.

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There is a genuine family feel amongst the Lumina Learning community. And that really comes from the top, from Stewart Desson and the team – their values and their commitment not only to the product, but to the people who use it.

Nicola Jones

Director, Athena Professional