Frances McGeoch founded Tractus, a business which has at its heart the belief that our quality of life is something which can be enhanced through work which is fulfilling, enjoyable and affords us opportunities to be stretched and challenged. Fundamental to this is committed staff who are supported by robust, practical management systems and great leaders.
Born in Glasgow, where she is now based, she has worked throughout the United Kingdom. She brings more than 20 years experience in leadership roles to her role as Lead Consultant and Director of Tractus; gained in both the public and private sectors. At least half of this experience has been at Board level. Prior to founding Tractus she gained extensive experience in implementing change in complex health care organisations which resulted in sustained improvements in service, clinical practice and the achievement of commercial viability and success.
Frances is a graduate of both the University of Glasgow and Stirling University. She is a Master of Philosophy in Law and Medical Ethics, a Bachelor of Education and her post graduate diplomas include a Diploma in Adult Education. Frances is also a Registered Nurse.
As well as working with organisations across the UK as a management consultant, trainer and facilitator, Frances is extensively involved in Clinical Supervision and Executive Mentorship. She has large practices in both these areas and has written a training programme for the implementation of in- house Supervision to help organisations provide valuable staff support which is also cost effective.
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Terry Daly was born in London and has worked in Scotland for the past 20 years. He has a background in working with people over 28 years in social work, the voluntary sector, commercial organisations and within several university settings.
Qualifications include certificates in residential and community care, postgraduate diploma in Social Work, postgraduate diploma in counselling and certificate in person-centred supervision. He is registered as a senior practitioner and approved trainer with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). And the UKRC register of counsellors
Terry is a lecturer and tutor at the Person-Centred Counselling Unit of the University of Strathclyde and Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. He also runs a thriving private practice in counselling and supervision with a focus on helping individuals to manage their emotional and working lives more effectively.
As well practicing as a Person Centred Therapist, lecturer and supervisor, Terry is also extensively involved in training and development programmes both nationally and internationally. He has facilitated workshops and training courses in Europe, the United States and Argentina.
Terry has been instrumental in co-writing a university validated training programme for a consortium of Scottish organisations in which his unique approach was central. This training and development programme was recently (November 2005) recognised with a Scottish Training Award from the Government funded National Training Awards scheme.
Terry also has a strong interest and commitment to issues of equality and power and is involved in a number of initiatives which explore effective use of power and the barriers that prevent people from experiencing equality in the workplace and society.