Gillian Kazandjian

Marketing and Communications Officer

I’m a marketing communications professional and a mindfulness teacher with a particular interest in mindfulness, self-compassion and Motherhood. I spent 15 years in full-service advertising and communications agencies in client service roles, working across all forms of media...

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Esther Elize

Online Course Administrator

Based in North Wales I have experience in many administrative roles. I was a former HR Coordinator, and my previous experience was with the Police, Council, NHS and a popular Football Club. I take care of the...

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Gemma Lush

Events Coordinator

I have previous administrative experience from the health, education, and travel sectors, and am now the administrator responsible for 12-month teacher training cohorts (both UK and international) at the OMF. I take care of administration relating to the 12-month...

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Makeda McKenzie

Trustee, Teacher and Trainer

Based in Trinidad & Tobago, I am a former human resource professional and the present-day founder and principal consultant of the Caribbean Mindfulness Institute (CMI). After my own experience with workplace burnout and chronic stress, and having benefited tremendously from the mindfulness-based stress...

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Kit Turner

Zoom Driver

I am a Life Coach and QEC Practitioner based in France and the UK. I studied with the Mindfulness Coaching School in the US and use both mindfulness and traditional coaching techniques with my clients to support change in their lives. Before becoming a coach I was a Project Manager working in the Arts and...

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Per Norrgren

Teacher, Supervisor and Mentor

Until 2009, I was an IT executive managing services and delivery of large projects around Europe. However, the stress of the role led me to MBCT and I discovered for myself the huge benefits of mindfulness to transform my life both personally and professionally. After training to teach MBSR and MBCT in...

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Jo Edwards

Operations Co-ordinator

I’ve worked with young people and vulnerable adults in social services, education, the University of Oxford and charities for most of my working life in wide-ranging HR and senior administrative roles. I joined the OMF in 2017. Living in a rural environment, I enjoy time out walking, weight...

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Eleanor Dobson Gomez

Assistant to CEO and Programme Administrator

I am the Assistant to the CEO and Programme Administrator supporting a range of programmes at the OMF. I am the first point of contact for students and members of the public who are interested in attending our programmes. I deal with routine enquiries and support...

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Philippa Pearce

Finance & Grant Capture Officer

I’m based in the North Wales area and have an extensive administration background working mainly within the NHS in Primary Care Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups. I take care of anything Finance related, including processing and paying invoices, issuing refunds, arranging payment plans...

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