Who We Are

Ross Preston works internationally as well as locally, providing world class leadership and people development. He has experience as Director of Operations for an international disaster relief charity. He was awarded an MBE by the Queen (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for his leadership skills whilst on operations with the Royal Marine Commandos. He also has a US Presidential citation. Ross is a certified coach and has qualifications in strategic leadership, project management and business management. Ross has an enduring love of the outdoors and relishes physical and mental challenges. He now enjoys adventure racing, skiing, and is an expert in wilderness and survival skills.

Dr Catherine Lavers trained as Clinical Psychologist in the UK and has a PhD and PsyClinDoc. Before working in leadership and organizational development she worked with teams providing frontline health care. She has experience working in pain management and enabling return to work, stress management and resilience building. Catherine specializes in a solution focussed approach, building resilience and helping people to understand how they can channel their experience and resources to successfully meet new challenges.   She has three very physical young boys with whom she enjoys camping, kayaking, skiing and general adventuring.

Iain Whyte has worked internationally for over 20 years, and more recently was a Strategy Advisor to the Head of NATO in North America.  In 2017, he was awarded the prestigious NATO Meritorious Service Medal and a United Kingdom Vice Chief of Defence Staff (4*) Commendation for exceptional leadership. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (UK), holds 2 Masters Degrees, as well as qualifications in strategic planning, training development, coaching, and program management. He enjoys skiing, hiking and canoeing, and is a former national championship winning rugby coach.

Mission Performance

Working with clients big and small needs flexibility and strength in depth. Our global reach comes from being the North American partner to Mission Performance.

Mission Performance is a world class leadership development company, which uses only the very best deliverers, and we are proud to be their North American partner. This partnership has enabled us to gain world-wide experience working with international business, and provides us with the resources to service large multi-national businesses.