Meet The Team

Coleman Training's strength comes the wealth of experience we have on offer.

Caroline Coleman

Caroline Coleman

CEO and Founder of Coleman Training

Caroline is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (FinstLM). She is highly motivated, commercially astute, loyal and hardworking. Caroline is passionate about improving the lives of people living and working within the care sector, and brings specific expertise in leadership and dementia care.

Caroline has a strong background in business and management in diverse sectors and qualified as a psychotherapist with a particular interest in business culture and interpersonal relationships.


Paula Broad

Client Relationships Manager

Paula is the person to talk to if you need any admin help, for example, replacement certificates, checking course availability, etc. She has a wealth of experience in client relationship management and will always go the extra mile to help you.

When away from the office, Paula loves walking in the forest with Poppy, her dog and keeping fit.



Sue Brewin

Lead Dementia Trainer (North)

Sue has worked with people living with dementia for the past 24 years both as a carer and as a lead dementia trainer for the Alzheimer's Society.

She is passionate about developing and facilitating interactive and experiential training to help participants feel confident to deliver the best possible support.

Sue is also a popular speaker at The Dementia Congress


Su Burns

Lead Dementia Trainer (South)

Su Burns has over 25 years of experience working with people with dementia and as a Lead Trainer with the Alzheimer’s society, before joining our team in September 2020. Su is passionate about improving the care of people living with dementia care through quality training, coaching and consultancy.


Sue Newnes

Dementia Trainer

Sue has worked in dementia care for over 27 years and joined our team in September 2020.  She began working for the Alzheimer’s Society in 1993 after her mother was diagnosed with dementia, working in Wirral supporting people with dementia and their families.  She ultimately managed a small team who supported local people, with dementia cafes, Singing for the Brain and activity groups before qualifying as a specialist trainer.


Stacy Parker

Learning Disability Specialist Trainer

Stacey is a Charter Psychologist and has worked as a Clinical Psychologist in Learning Disability and Autism services for over three decades, supporting vulnerable people across all age groups in NHS, social care and third sector settings. This includes children and young people’s services, adult forensic community based services, community learning disability teams and services for adults with complex behaviour. In recent years she has also worked with adults with dementia.

She joined Coleman Training in 2020 as an associate, enabling her to bring enthusiasm and commitment to deliver high quality person centred and values based training.


Steve Oswald

Leadership Trainer

Steve is an experienced registered manager, with a background in nursing homes, care homes and primary health care.

Steve’s leadership and management skills were originally honed during his 25-year career within the Royal Air Force Medical Services, and are now being utilised to deliver dynamic leadership training to social care leaders and managers through Coleman Training.

Steve is passionate about supporting individuals in their professional and personal development to achieve their full potential. He brings warmth and understanding of the challenges of being a leader in today’s social care sector, and he is an expert at using gentle humour to lighten the mood when appropriate, making his training engaging and fun.

Steve is also a qualified Solution Focused Clinical Hypnotherapist, helping clients to reduce anxiety and achieve their therapeutic goals.

Jonathan Bunday

Jonathan Bunday

Dementia Trainer

Jonathan has a background in psychiatric and general nursing, where he specialised in the care of older people.

Whilst in the NHS he developed a love for training. He has now been a trainer for 25 years, and has worked for Age UK Training, the Alzheimer’s Society, and other organisations.

He is committed to delivering quality training that is relevant, enjoyable and transformational.

As a volunteer he also runs an activity based coffee morning for older people in his locality, which has also included the provision of pastoral support.


Chris Abreu

Administration Assistant

Chris, our Administration Assistant, is our newest member of the team. Chris brings his youth, passion for IT and gentle humour to our team. When he’s not working, Chris likes gaming, playing chess, history and global politics.


Jane Taylor

Mandatory and Leadership Trainer

Jane originally qualified as a nurse, before going on to successfully manage care homes for over 24 years.  She now uses her wealth of experience to bring mandatory and leadership training to life