Strategi Solutions
 
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Why we're different,
and why that matters...

 

We’re Strategi Solutions and we love nothing more than working with passionate people, so much so that we offer a full range of business solutions so you stick around for longer!

 

Whether it’s HR, Training, Recruitment, Marketing, PR or Design services you need, we have a variety of talent at your disposal.

 
 

It takes all sorts

Wendy Dean - Managing Director   Not just the boss, but the founder and visionary of the Strategi Solutions Group. Our culture change guru, Wendy passionately believes that successful businesses put their people at the heart of their business strategy. With a life motto of ‘work hard, play hard’, out of work you’re most likely to find Wendy in her beloved campervan Wallace or with Albert the Patterdale Terrier.

Wendy Dean - Managing Director

Not just the boss, but the founder and visionary of the Strategi Solutions Group. Our culture change guru, Wendy passionately believes that successful businesses put their people at the heart of their business strategy. With a life motto of ‘work hard, play hard’, out of work you’re most likely to find Wendy in her beloved campervan Wallace or with Albert the Patterdale Terrier.

Rob Fisher - Director of HR Services   Our resident HR expert, frankly what Rob doesn’t know about HR isn’t worth knowing. He also just happens to be a thoroughly nice guy and is the office’s only fitness buff. He’s a lifelong Port Vale supporter but we don’t hold that against him.

Rob Fisher - Director of HR Services

Our resident HR expert, frankly what Rob doesn’t know about HR isn’t worth knowing. He also just happens to be a thoroughly nice guy and is the office’s only fitness buff. He’s a lifelong Port Vale supporter but we don’t hold that against him.

Lyn Rowe - Commercial Director     If you need to get your business noticed, Lyn’s the right person for the job! With a wealth of experience delivering multimedia-marketing campaigns for clients, built up over years of experience (we won’t say how many!) Lyn is an expert in helping businesses to achieve their goals. And if you know Lyn, you’ll know that she definitely puts the ‘social’ into social media.

Lyn Rowe - Commercial Director

If you need to get your business noticed, Lyn’s the right person for the job! With a wealth of experience delivering multimedia-marketing campaigns for clients, built up over years of experience (we won’t say how many!) Lyn is an expert in helping businesses to achieve their goals. And if you know Lyn, you’ll know that she definitely puts the ‘social’ into social media.

 
Paul Weaver - Creative Director   Our chief creative bod with a self confessed soft spot for brochure and website design. With an agency and media background, Paul has a wealth of experience in bringing creativity to client campaigns. Proud owner of the office’s finest beard.

Paul Weaver - Creative Director

Our chief creative bod with a self confessed soft spot for brochure and website design. With an agency and media background, Paul has a wealth of experience in bringing creativity to client campaigns. Proud owner of the office’s finest beard.

Dave Clowes - Graphic Designer   The go to guy for any brand refreshes and logo designs. Dave’s an all round creative guy, experienced in working with a raft of different media. Dave, Paul and Ant make up our creative dream team. Dave has the best sense of humour in the team (according to him!)

Dave Clowes - Graphic Designer

The go to guy for any brand refreshes and logo designs. Dave’s an all round creative guy, experienced in working with a raft of different media. Dave, Paul and Ant make up our creative dream team. Dave has the best sense of humour in the team (according to him!)

Linda Forster, Pr & Marketing Manager   The idea generator, Linda will help you to promote and market your business to the right audiences. She has a knack for taking a brief and bringing it to life with engaging digital, print and social marketing and PR campaigns for commercial return. Having worked in media, local government and the leisure industry she has a great blend of skills and expertise. Always looking up … but is that her enthusiasm or the fact she is only 5ft tall?

Linda Forster, Pr & Marketing Manager

The idea generator, Linda will help you to promote and market your business to the right audiences. She has a knack for taking a brief and bringing it to life with engaging digital, print and social marketing and PR campaigns for commercial return. Having worked in media, local government and the leisure industry she has a great blend of skills and expertise. Always looking up … but is that her enthusiasm or the fact she is only 5ft tall?

 
Ange Hopwood - Sales Manager   If you want to find out more about any of the services that we offer, from training, recruitment, design, marketing, social media to outdoor advertising (yes we even have billboards!) then you need to get in touch with Ange. Never seen in the same outfit twice, or pair of shoes come to think of it.

Ange Hopwood - Sales Manager

If you want to find out more about any of the services that we offer, from training, recruitment, design, marketing, social media to outdoor advertising (yes we even have billboards!) then you need to get in touch with Ange. Never seen in the same outfit twice, or pair of shoes come to think of it.

Van Chavna - HR Consultant   As our HR Consultant, Van works alongside Rob on our key HR accounts. With over 10 years' experience working in the retail sector on many well-known brands such as Disney and Phones4U, Van is an excellent addition to the team. Outside of work, Van loves to travel and enjoys her vacations. Some of her favourite destinations include China, St Tropez, Milan, and the Dominican Republic! She's also an avid gymgoer and can often be caught in body combat classes!

Van Chavna - HR Consultant

As our HR Consultant, Van works alongside Rob on our key HR accounts. With over 10 years' experience working in the retail sector on many well-known brands such as Disney and Phones4U, Van is an excellent addition to the team. Outside of work, Van loves to travel and enjoys her vacations. Some of her favourite destinations include China, St Tropez, Milan, and the Dominican Republic! She's also an avid gymgoer and can often be caught in body combat classes!

Hollie White - Marketing and Sales Executive   Hollie brings seven years’ experience working in event management, has a wealth of commercial experience and customer focus and has a strong background in marketing and customer relations. Her passion is people and is happiest when she is meeting new clients and discussing all things creative! If there was a qualification in talking... she would sure have it!

Hollie White - Marketing and Sales Executive

Hollie brings seven years’ experience working in event management, has a wealth of commercial experience and customer focus and has a strong background in marketing and customer relations. Her passion is people and is happiest when she is meeting new clients and discussing all things creative! If there was a qualification in talking... she would sure have it!

 
Jane Oliver - Finance Manager   Lets be honest Jane is probably one of the most important people in the team, quite literally the glue that holds the business together as our Finance Manager. Jane is challenged with keeping us organised and in check – not always easy! Jane’s brews though are second to none.

Jane Oliver - Finance Manager

Lets be honest Jane is probably one of the most important people in the team, quite literally the glue that holds the business together as our Finance Manager. Jane is challenged with keeping us organised and in check – not always easy! Jane’s brews though are second to none.

Sara Pye - HR and Safety, Health and Environmental Officer   Passionate about all things environmental, Sara’s work involves helping companies gain internationally recognised environmental certification. With a BSc(Hons) in Environmental Studies and experience working as an environmental consultant, she knows her stuff! Sara is also a valued member of the HR team, providing support in the administration of policies and procedures. Outside of work, Sara is a volunteer ranger for the Peak District National Park, loves walking, reading and a relaxing yoga session.

Sara Pye - HR and Safety, Health and Environmental Officer

Passionate about all things environmental, Sara’s work involves helping companies gain internationally recognised environmental certification. With a BSc(Hons) in Environmental Studies and experience working as an environmental consultant, she knows her stuff! Sara is also a valued member of the HR team, providing support in the administration of policies and procedures. Outside of work, Sara is a volunteer ranger for the Peak District National Park, loves walking, reading and a relaxing yoga session.

Lisa Clowes - Business Sales Executive   Lovely lady and dressmaker extraordinaire. Lisa always has a smile for each and everyone of our clients. With over 15 years sales and account management experience she is accustomed to making sure all our amazing clients get the best service(s) possible.

Lisa Clowes - Business Sales Executive

Lovely lady and dressmaker extraordinaire. Lisa always has a smile for each and everyone of our clients. With over 15 years sales and account management experience she is accustomed to making sure all our amazing clients get the best service(s) possible.

 
Rhys Taylor - Design Apprentice   Rhys has joined us as a Work Based Learner to gain hands on experience of working in a commercial environment to support his studies. He’s quickly become a valued member of the team, as well as establishing himself as our resident IT and tech expert!

Rhys Taylor - Design Apprentice

Rhys has joined us as a Work Based Learner to gain hands on experience of working in a commercial environment to support his studies. He’s quickly become a valued member of the team, as well as establishing himself as our resident IT and tech expert!

Anni Hollings - Head of Learning and Development   With over thirty years leadership and management development tucked under her belt, Anni offers a wide range of development opportunities for organizations that are keen to develop their employees. With an absolute passion for helping organizations succeed through innovative learning and development, A natural entertainer, just make sure that you don’t get her on to telling jokes and singing!

Anni Hollings - Head of Learning and Development

With over thirty years leadership and management development tucked under her belt, Anni offers a wide range of development opportunities for organizations that are keen to develop their employees. With an absolute passion for helping organizations succeed through innovative learning and development, A natural entertainer, just make sure that you don’t get her on to telling jokes and singing!

Antony Goddard - Graphic Designer   With a background working in advertising and design agencies, Ant is the newest recruit to our Design Team. He’s a bit of a tech geek, with a talent for all things digital. So Ant’s your man for any digital marketing campaigns, design or website development.

Antony Goddard - Graphic Designer

With a background working in advertising and design agencies, Ant is the newest recruit to our Design Team. He’s a bit of a tech geek, with a talent for all things digital. So Ant’s your man for any digital marketing campaigns, design or website development.

 
Bob Barlow - Safety and Development Director   Bob is an expert in all things health and safety. He loves helping companies get through the health and safety maze, with a no-nonsense approach! He is a fellow of the IIRSM, a registered consultant on the OSHCR and has specialised in health and safety consulting and teaching for the past 11 years. When out of the office, Bob enjoys woodwork, rugby and hill trekking with his walking companion “Ellie the Labrador”.

Bob Barlow - Safety and Development Director

Bob is an expert in all things health and safety. He loves helping companies get through the health and safety maze, with a no-nonsense approach! He is a fellow of the IIRSM, a registered consultant on the OSHCR and has specialised in health and safety consulting and teaching for the past 11 years. When out of the office, Bob enjoys woodwork, rugby and hill trekking with his walking companion “Ellie the Labrador”.

Michaela Tabinor - Head of Commercial Sales   With over 20 years' experience of leading training and development in a dynamic and competitive environment, Michaela has developed impressive knowledge and expertise in sales and customer service training. Michaela heads up our sales team, training and developing their skills. Outside of work, Mick enjoys running and is a true gin lover. So if you need any ginspiration... she's your lady!

Michaela Tabinor - Head of Commercial Sales

With over 20 years' experience of leading training and development in a dynamic and competitive environment, Michaela has developed impressive knowledge and expertise in sales and customer service training. Michaela heads up our sales team, training and developing their skills. Outside of work, Mick enjoys running and is a true gin lover. So if you need any ginspiration... she's your lady!

Jonathan Nicholls - Talent Resourcing Executive   Jonathan heads up Strategi’s bespoke talent service which provides an innovative approach to the traditional recruitment model. With a background working in senior positions in the recruitment sector, Jonathon is perfectly placed to find exceptional talent for our clients. Originally from Essex, Jonathan moved to the area to study at Keele University and never left – and we’re glad he didn’t!

Jonathan Nicholls - Talent Resourcing Executive

Jonathan heads up Strategi’s bespoke talent service which provides an innovative approach to the traditional recruitment model. With a background working in senior positions in the recruitment sector, Jonathon is perfectly placed to find exceptional talent for our clients. Originally from Essex, Jonathan moved to the area to study at Keele University and never left – and we’re glad he didn’t!

Lisa Smith - HR Advisor   Having previously worked as HR Advisor in large organisations, including FedEx UK for 20 years, Lisa is an excellent addition to the HR team. Working alongside Rob, Lisa works on key client accounts managing their HR needs. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys travelling around the country in her motor home with her family and adorable Boston Terrier called "Walter". She's also a keen gymgoer who loves her spinning and cave fitness classes!

Lisa Smith - HR Advisor

Having previously worked as HR Advisor in large organisations, including FedEx UK for 20 years, Lisa is an excellent addition to the HR team. Working alongside Rob, Lisa works on key client accounts managing their HR needs. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys travelling around the country in her motor home with her family and adorable Boston Terrier called "Walter". She's also a keen gymgoer who loves her spinning and cave fitness classes!

Laura Bithell - HR Coordinator   As our HR Coordinator, Laura works alongside Lisa supporting her with key HR accounts. Having previously worked for the NHS, Stoke-on-Trent Council and Caudwell Children's Charity, Laura has gained invaluable experience in various organisations. Outside of the office, she enjoys visiting the coast and going on holiday to Cornwall and Menorca (her favourite places!) and taking part in high energy boogie bounce classes. She also loves going to concerts and gigs, with The Killers being her band of choice!

Laura Bithell - HR Coordinator

As our HR Coordinator, Laura works alongside Lisa supporting her with key HR accounts. Having previously worked for the NHS, Stoke-on-Trent Council and Caudwell Children's Charity, Laura has gained invaluable experience in various organisations. Outside of the office, she enjoys visiting the coast and going on holiday to Cornwall and Menorca (her favourite places!) and taking part in high energy boogie bounce classes. She also loves going to concerts and gigs, with The Killers being her band of choice!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Uttoxeter Racecourse

Strategi Solutions got under the skin of the Racecourse to breathe new life in to the brand. The design developed has given Uttoxeter an icon to work with that is totally unique to our venue and racecourse.

Hayley Locker / Uttoxeter Racecourse

 
 
 
 
 
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