About

Stuart Delves

Associate
Stuart co-founded Dark Angels in 2004 – a decade on, into ‘the daring night’ with Invisible Grail.

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Paul Gentle

Academic Director
A leadership expert, Paul has dedicated the last twelve years to creating and delivering leadership development programmes in higher education.

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Helen Teague

Organisational Development Specialist
Helen is an Organisational Development expert and executive coach bringing 20 years of experience to her work with Invisible Grail.

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Carolyn Gentle

Partnerships Director
Carolyn’s academic background is founded in languages, learning materials development and teacher training. She joined Invisible Grail in 2021.

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John Simmons

Associate
Through his books and consultancy, John is widely considered the leading exponent of more expressive words as an essential element of communication for brands and organisations.

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Phil McNaull

Phil McNaull

Client Relationship Director
Over the last 14 years Phil has worked as a Finance Director in Higher Education leading large scale finance transformation projects and shaping strategic direction.

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Jamie Jauncey

Associate
Jamie has spent several decades helping organisations and individuals to find their voices and tell their stories.

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Rhiannon-Breeze Harris

Student Client Relationship Director
Rhiannon is passionate about the role students can play in shaping how universities connect with their student body. In 2020 she graduated as an education student from Anglia Ruskin University.

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Graham Holden


Client Relationship Director
An experienced leader and academic, Graham has led the design and delivery of transformational programmes that make a difference.

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Who we are, what we do, and why

Grounded in our deep knowledge of higher education, we work with you and your people, teams and institution to strengthen cultures of collaboration, develop strategies that speak to a shared purpose and enable all to lead to their full potential. Delivered through long-term programmes of transformation, one-to-one support, or in bite-size development workshops, everything is done in partnership with you.

You can meet each of us through our profiles above. Together, our experience extends from leadership to communications, teaching and learning, strengthening partnerships, the student perspective and organisational development. Everyone at Invisible Grail leads, everyone is equal, and everyone contributes to the conversation of what we do and how we do it.

Lovely people, refreshingly different approach, precision-tuned to HE. What more could you want?”

Clive Betts
Head of People Development, University of Exeter


Our charitable partner

We’re proud to partner with Refugee Education UK (REUK), a charity which supports refugee and asylum-seeking children and young people to build more hopeful futures through education.

When you work with us, you’ll be supporting REUK too. 10% of every pound you spend with us will go towards supporting their work to help young people access education. Through our partnership, we contribute our expertise wherever it is needed, open connections to our networks and share their story.

Our philosophy

We’re a purpose-led, for-profit organisation. Everything we create and deliver in partnership with you is guided by our belief that if we challenge how we think about the way we work; we can build a better world. A world that is more sustainable and collaborative – where people work together more freely, communicate more easily, and depend upon one another more readily.

Even as a small organisation, we know that our footprint on the environment matters. We offset our carbon emissions by planting trees in our local communities, and choose suppliers that have a positive impact on the environment or a local social cause.