Journalist and trainer, Wendy Smith has worked in the media and education for the last 25 years. Her background takes in Public Relations, magazine and newspaper journalism along with media training, coaching and teaching. She has appeared on television and radio and written for publications including the Guardian, FT, The Times, Telegraph, The Mail on Sunday, Director magazine.
Using her qualifications and experience in higher education, Wendy can create and deliver training to cover all learning styles and areas. She has trained a broad spectrum of people from chief executives, actors, journalists, sportsmen and students in media skills for Television, print and broadcast.
She has a Masters in Communications from Brunel University, a PGCE and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Coaching Academy and has a coaching qualification from Results Coaching Company. She has trained several police forces in achieving best evidence on behalf of the charity Voice
For the last five years Wendy has been a governor of John Chilton School and also chair of finance. For the last 18 months she has been chair of Governors successfully taking the school through a restructure and an Ofsted inspection.
She has served as Vice Chair of the PPI forum with special interest in mental health,. She was an elected committee member of Health Watch Ealing and has sat on the Ealing Overview and Scrutiny Committee for adult social services and mental health. Through her work with ndaforum,www.ndaforum.org she runs information sessions for families in the borough of Ealing on neuro diverse conditions (ADHD, aspergers dyslexia) has spoken at conferences on this subject ,trained schools, social services and careers advisors.
She has the license to deliver a parenting programme and works alongside Ealing Parenting Service , social services and local charities.
Contact Wendy at firstname.lastname@example.org