Charles is an experienced organisational development consultant, coach and facilitator with a unique mix of skills and particular expertise in diversity and inclusion, organisational change, and communication skills. He joined Included in 2021.
Previously (1997 – 2014) he was joint managing director of his own company, Talawa Consulting, and worked extensively with NHS Trusts, local authorities, and arts sector organisations in the UK and Europe. Blending group and individual work (including coaching) he has helped senior management teams to think differently and lead and manage change, often within challenging circumstances – such as constrained finances or mergers and restructures.
Charles is also a film, television, and theatre director, with a slate that includes ’Coronation Street’, chart-topping live concert recordings by ‘Happy Mondays’ and ‘The Farm’ and two short films – ‘Blue Irises’ and the award-winning ‘Journey’.