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

Alex Beeching

Lumina Learning Global Marketing

Andi Patterson

Lumina Learning UK Commercial

Andrew Jones

Global Faculty UK

Andrew Thomson-Chittenden

Lumina Learning Global Commercial

Anne Marie Dancy

Lumina Learning UK Commercial

Atiya Sheikh

Strategic Alliance Inemmo East and West Africa

Ayleen Wisudha

Lumina Learning Indonesia

Azra Hirji

Lumina Learning UK Commercial

Bram Janssens

Strategic Alliance Management Spark Belgium

Carl Pierce

Lumina Learning Global Product Development

Cees Nieboer

Strategic Alliance Slovenia

Chris Pim

Lumina Learning Global Product 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

Dolores Kelly

Lumina Learning Global Legal and Compliance

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

Georgiy Tenev

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Gita Meldere

Lumina Learning Baltics

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 Rakotoarisoa

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

Jo Musialek

Lumina Learning Global, Executive Assistant to the CEO

Jo Rabezanahary

Lumina Learning Global Business Delivery

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 UK Commercial

Lauren Hubbard

Lumina Learning Global Community Support

Madhavi Gonuguntla

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Madi Jousiffe

Lumina Learning Global Community Support

Marcela Ružková

Lumina Learning Slovakia

Mathis Martin

Strategic Alliance Move and Balance Germany

Meenakshi Venkatesh

Lumina Learning Global Marketing

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

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

Saheed Ibukunle

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

Saskia Bassano

Lumina Learning Global Marketing

Saul Kaplan

Lumina Learning Israel

Steven Burrows

Lumina Learning Global System Development

Steven Fine

Strategic Alliance Inspire UK

Sushil Shah

Lumina Learning Global Finance

Suzanne Lawrence

Lumina Learning Global Finance

Tal Sayegh

Lumina Learning Global Community Support

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

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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.
Heineken Case study
Inclusivity And Diversity (D&I) Personality Assessment Psychometric

When Heineken needed a psychometric method with diversity and inclusion written into its very DNA, it chose Lumina Learning.

Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Foundation Trust
Individual Development Talent Management And Selection

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust uses Lumina Learning tools for recruitment and onboarding process.

Arab Centre for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Leadership
Individual Development Personality Assessment

ACEIL, a not-for-profit company in the UK whose sole aim is to teach the skills refugees need to change their lives for the better.

How Lumina Learning helped Africa’s Largest Sugar group
Individual Development Leadership Development Team Development

Having embarked upon a new Leadership and Employee development programme, Illovo Sugar turned to Lumina Learning for support.

Shamwari Private Game Reserve, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
Individual Development Team Development

One Shamwari team brings out different personality styles with Lumina Spark.

World Food Programme, Kenya
Inclusivity And Diversity (D&I) Individual Development Team Development

Lantern Training supported WFP Kenya promoting diverse and inclusive workplace by raising self awareness with Lumina Spark.

The Children’s Society
Team Development

TCS with its self-awareness tools ensures skills within Senior leadership team and works towards team development.

Inemmo – Levelling up beyond inequalities, discrimination and poverty (ABP Award Winner)
Inclusivity And Diversity (D&I) Leadership Development

Inemmo provides leadership development solutions and executive coaching that improves leadership performance are designed to prepare leaders.

Athena Professional and LawNet (ABP Award Winner)
Awards Digital Transformation

Athena Professional provides services including learning and development solutions and uses psychological tools to promote a growth mindset and open up thinking about transformational client services of the future.

Whizz kids
Inclusivity & Diversity (D&I) Individual Development Personality Assessment Team Development

Whizz-Kids applies Lumina Spark as the key personality assessment solution for individual & team development.

ALiGN; supporting employment for refugees, people with disabilities and racialised groups (ABP Award Winner)
Individual Development Leadership Development Talent Management & Selection

The ALiGN Project uses Lumina Learning’s online psychometric tools in supporting employment for underrepresented groups.

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

Journey to Composure – most powerful virtual tool for personal development helps organisations unleash the full potential of their people.

Lumina Emotion is a Learning Pool winner and an ABP finalist
Awards Digital Transformation

Lumina Emotion – an ABP finalist is a digital learning programme – Showcasing Lumina Emotion Virtual Blended Qualification.

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

Lumina Learning implements digital learning transformation programme thus helping organisations to transform one human at a time

Demonstrating a modern, inclusive and tech-able personality tool used across industry
Digital Transformation Individual Development

UWE Bristol has partnered with Lumina Learning uses Lumina Spark as a personality tool to support student learning and self development. ­

Leading in a Crisis
Leadership Development

The APAC Leadership community identified the need to be trained virtually on aspects of Leading in a Crisis uses Leader 360 for self-assessment

Helping the NHS reduce conflict through mediation
Individual Development Team Development

Helping the NHS reduce conflict through mediation, Lumina Spark portraits are examined by focussing on Overextended Persona.

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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