• The Just Suppose Philosophy

  • Your purpose – setting clear business objectives

  • The process – bespoke design and delivery

  • The pay-off – achieving results and ensuring sustainability

Just suppose you took a team of successful, energetic and credible individuals…

… Hello! We are the just suppose team and we will enjoy working with you…

Rachael Whittle

Rachael Whittle

Founder and director of Just Suppose…
Business Coach

Rachaels’ desire is to see transformation in our clients and their businesses’. Rachael brings passion, energy and an infectious enthusiasm to all her training, coaching and consulting.

Rachael inspires others to recognise and maximise their own potential and drive performance by adopting a high performance attitude and encouraging self-belief.

With a successful background in the challenging and competitive arena of pharmaceuticals, Rachael has held both sales and leadership positions. Rachael has been delighted to share this experience across a variety of sectors including pharmaceuticals, financial insurance, and manufacturing both in the UK, Europe and Asia.

Rachael specialises in leadership and coaching skills and managing change.

Being a master NLP practitioner and experienced and qualified coach, Rachael really loves making all training and coaching an interactive, fun and highly enjoyable experience – the learning is very much in the doing. Rachael delights in promoting accelerated learning to stimulate and challenge current thinking, which can be the catalyst for change.

Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens

Business Development Director and Coach

Mark brings a wealth of strategic expertise having held various senior leadership roles within the pharmaceutical industry. With over 25 years of experience leading both national and cross-functional multidisciplinary teams, Mark is passionate about driving teams and their behaviours towards an inspired vision.

Being a Change Management Practitioner, Mark enjoys developing individual and team strengths and coaching others to achieve greater self-awareness.  Inspiring others by fostering an enthused culture with personal accountability and ownership, Mark has built a reputation for his integral and pragmatic communication style.

Mark specialises in change management, key account management, leadership and coaching.

Nicki Blackburn

Nicky Blackburn

Business Coach

Nicky is an experienced and dynamic business coach and facilitator. Working with our clients she ensures that all learning interventions are linked to business results.

Passionate about learning and development, Nicky utilises experiential learning techniques to ensure maximum engagement and participation which helps to embed new behaviours back in the work place.

Nicky specialises in leadership development, selling skills, coaching, Insights Discovery, Train the Trainer and Facilitation Skills training.

Lyn Christine

Lyn Christine

Business Coach

Lyn trained as an actress at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and has a corporate background in client relationship and business management.  Lyn brings  a combination of experience which fuels her passion for facilitating and coaching using practical and experiential methods for personal development.

Lyn works globally, looking at the challenges of effective communication across all levels within organisations.

With over 13 years of experience delivering coaching and training, Lyn specialises on the tangible techniques of strong leadership, how to build trusting stakeholder relationships, coaching, influencing skills and personal impact.

Passionate about people, their behaviours and drivers, Lyn creates a supportive and challenging environment to help our clients meet their goals.

Fiona Francis

Fiona Francis

Business Coach

Fiona brings over 20 years of experience as a facilitator, executive coach and conference compere combined with being a professionally trained actor.  This combination of skills and experience brings a unique style of training and coaching to our clients and Fiona enjoys creating an environment that engages and challenges in equal measures.

As a trainer and facilitator Fiona has developed and delivered skills sessions on a wide variety of topics and is passionate about creating a learning environment where people feel enabled and empowered to test and develop new skills.  Fiona specialises in networking, personal impact, difficult conversations, negotiations and coaching.

As a Compere and Events Facilitator, Fiona has developed a style, which is engaging and energetic. She uses her skills, as an experienced facilitator in corporate settings combined with her skills as a professional actor.  This ensures the audience/attendees are engaged and entertained using her dynamic
performance style to always retain the focus and messages of the event.

Jayne Marks

Jayne Marks

Business Coach

Jayne is a highly credible and inspirational business coach with over 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Since graduating in biochemistry, Jayne has held senior roles in sales and business management and has experience of leading projects including change and talent management, training and development programs and coaching assignments.

Having led teams in a variety of businesses, Jayne is passionate about ensuring that coaching and development has a real impact for our clients, for both individual and team performances.

Paul Bobin

Paul Bobin

Business Coach

Paul brings a wealth of experience with 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, having worked in various leadership, management and training roles. Paul enjoys being able to translate this extensive background into motivational and engaging sessions for our clients.

Paul’s drive for providing the highest standards of development was enhanced by his time spent at the SAID Business School (the business school of the University of Oxford).

Paul is passionate about developing people and organisational development and achieves this by creating a great learning experience.

Paul specialises in leadership, change management, team building, coaching and influencing techniques.

Maria Copland

Maria Coupland

Business Coach

Maria brings over 20 years of experience within sales and sales training and has come to value the importance of good quality blended learning that engages our clients and inspires them to reach their full potential.

Winning several prestigious awards as trainer and executive coach, her drive for results has enabled many clients to successfully achieve their business and personal goals, whilst still maintaining a relaxed and fun learning environment.

Maria specialises in developing and delivering communication, sales, leadership and team effectiveness programmes alongside executive coaching to a range of businesses both in the UK and internationally.

Of people learning and development Maria says “ I love the ‘aha’ moment when the light bulb goes on. You see a spark in someone’s eyes and suddenly everything changes for the better.”


Bernadette Butler-Jones

Business Coach

With a highly successful and comprehensive background in training, sales and key account management, Bett combines this with an energetic, enthusiastic and charismatic style. 

With a passion for engaging others, Bett enjoys working with our clients to drive personal performance and coaching individuals to reach their full potential

Bett brings over 16 years of success and experience as a consistent high performer within the constantly evolving and challenging NHS customer environment.

Specialising in communication, sales effectiveness influencing and account management, Bett has used this expertise to train senior stakeholders, teams and individuals.

Jo Clare

Keith Webster

Business Coach

Keith has an exceptional background in Pharmaceutical Sales, & Key Account Management Performance with 17 years in The Pharmaceutical Industry.

Bringing a comprehensive background in coaching leadership teams, Keith has a passion for identifying individual and team strengths to improve communication and team performance.

Keith is a dual International Sportsmen, representing Great Britain in Bobsleigh and Road Cycling, and is one of the first Advanced Certified Strengths coaches in the world. Keith is also a graduate of Gallup’s High-Performance Management programme and a member of International Coaching Federation.