Lorraine Carman


The companies co-founder, has long been involved in the world of training and development.


Her enthusiastic, passionate and dynamic approach to people development and life in general has been an inspiration to thousands of people who have participated in her trainings all over the world.

She is a master at accomplishing unfathomable goals and teaching others to do the same. She is an expert change and motivational coach and is sure to inspire anyone to ACTION!


As a driving communicator, Lorraine has an incredible ability to inspire focus, leadership, self esteem, and lasting, sustainable, positive change in all she works with.  Instilling courage and belief in others & empowering them to feel capable of tackling anything that comes their way. 


With a background and wealth of experience in manufacturing, retail, corporate management, marketing, television and media and working with local and national government, here in the UK and abroad, her love of training and development quickly turned to passion.


While working as a trainer with an educational company in Australia  researching the learning process of children, started a process of thinking within Lorraine that developed into her unique style of facilitation and programme delivery, and her life motto;


 "We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing"


Passionate and dedicated to delivering the most transformational trainings available today, Lorraine is a creative and imaginative trainer with the midas touch.


Email - lorraine@developingnation.co.uk



Cynthia Holden


The company’s co-founder is highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about developing people to their full potential. Her philosophy is that everyone can have what they desire if they are committed to working for it.

Cynthia received her degree from the University of South Florida and worked as a Training Specialist before moving to Italy to live and work. She has had roles in hotel and restaurant management, manufacturing line management, direct marketing, learning and development, consultancy, and as a coach.


She has unique knowledge and experience of integrating education, personal philosophy and real life experiences into personal development which enables her to bring a new perspective on designing training solutions that fit with the people, culture and opportunities of the different organizations.


Having worked for 30 years, in training, sales, customer service and management roles, Cynthia has a special interest in personal development and her approach is highly interactive, fun and challenging.


Cynthia is an incredibly enthusiastic, positive and inspirational Coach/Trainer with a long track record of producing hard, quantifiable results in the real world. Above all, a motivator of people, an outstanding communicator, brilliant with customers, she is commercially astute in spotting and developing opportunities others miss.


Highly creative, inventive and innovative, she is extremely conscientious, tenacious, decisive and persistent with a very strong code of personal ethics in her behaviour. Cynthia has both public and private sector experience and has worked across a wide range of industry sectors in the UK, Europe and America.


E mail - cynthia@developingnation.co.uk




Mark Slorance



Mark Is your ideal IT Specialist because he is there when you have a burst of inspiration or you just need support to guide you through any changes.


Mark provides advice and training on everything from software that suits your budget, help with setting up email and internet access, expert advice on protection from security threats such as computer viruses and other malicious software to emergency backup and disaster recovery upgrades to your systems and software ,as well as ways to avoid the irritation of junk mail.

His specialty is working alongside business proprietors, managers and executives, either in the private or public sectors, and providing a real personal partnership to assist you in evaluating and enhancing your IT performance. As your IT consultant, he’ll listen to you, understand your business concerns and provide a structured approach for improved performance and success.


He provides simple, effective, and easy ‘tools’ to manage the key aspects of your IT needs and he listens to you carefully, understands where you are, and in a structured way, enable you to get the best out of your IT support.







Colin McKeand



For many years Colin has been helping individuals and couples of all ages, from all walks of life, overcome their health challenges and achieve their healthy living and healthy eating goals.  He separates the facts from the myths when it comes to nutrition, and does not believe in one size fits all or the latest gimmick or fad. 


Colin is Senior Partner at Nutri-Tox, Corporate and Personal Diet & Nutrition Specialists.  After a management career with RBS Colin opted to leave the finance world and retrain in the health field, to help people live a longer, healthier and ailment free life.


He is also passionate about his work with companies and organisations whatever their size, sector, location or type of business.  He works with large companies such as Banks, Utilities, and Call Centres together with smaller businesses employing just a few staff.  He helps them achieve a healthier, happier and better performing workforce leading to less sickness absence and healthier profits.


Colin is a popular and sought after speaker and has presented and talked to a wide variety of organisations.  He delivers entertaining, interactive and powerful presentations.  He also appears regularly on radio, live in the studio or via phone link ups, to discuss the stories making the headlines in the food and nutrition field.