Stephen De Silva is an experienced trainer, assessor, consultant and writer with 30 years' service in the public sector. He has worked across the UK and in the USA, Bermuda and Taiwan. Originally a leader of both PSHE / Religious Education departments and Pastoral Year Teams, he has also managed young people's sexual health and drugs services in the NHS. Stephen has been: a contributor to Teachers' TV programmes; a consultant to QCA on the Personal Development curriculum review; an associate trainer for the National Children's Bureau; a writer and trainer on the Home Office's 'Blueprint' Drugs Project; an accredited trainer of SHARE 'Sexual Health and Relationships Education' for NHS Scotland.
Lesley de Meza is a leading practitioner, trainer and writer known internationally for her PSHE education work. She has worked with a range of organisations including: DAATs, DfCSF, DoH, HIT (Liverpool), Home Office, Integrated Youth Support Services, LAs, Metropolitan Police, NICE, PCTs, QCA, schools, TPU and universities. Lesley serves as an 'Education Practitioner' member of the Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee (PHIAC), which is part of the National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE). She is an Associate Trainer for the National Children's Bureau and Brook and also a Trustee for JAT (Jewish Action and Training for Sexual Health).
Philip Ashton is an experienced PSHE coordinator in a secondary school.