Miles works in leadership and organisation development and is an independent trainer, coach/mentor and meeting facilitator. He has particular expertise and experience in the public and not-for-profit sectors in management; leadership; managing change; governance (board development); and strategic thinking and business planning.
Since 2006 Miles has helped design and facilitate a wide range of training and learning events; group meetings, including: governance training and development for charities and not-for-profit companies; all staff planning away days; department meetings; staff consultations; for local authorities; designing and facilitating large and small conferences; tutoring on Strategic Leadership and Management for the Scottish Police College and the University of Stirling; and ethical leadership training and education for senior officers of the Sri Lanka police Service.
He has worked with International students from the Maldives, Hong Kong the Netherlands and Sri Lanka.
He previously worked for the leadership development organisation Common Purpose as Programme Director between 2002 and 2006 where he opened and developed a new Mid Scotland office.
He moved to Scotland in the summer of 1998 and began work for the Scottish Arts Council as Senior Development Officer
(National Lottery). In April 2000 he became the manager of the SAC Lottery funded Advancement Programme – an organisation development scheme to help organisations achieve lasting positive change.
Outside work Miles is a keen fan of the outdoors / mountaineering in Scotland and abroad, he enjoys
music and ‘creating in the kitchen’. Miles is Chair of the board of Birds of Paradise Theatre Company, a director on the board of Craft Scotland as was previously Chair of the board of the Macrobert Arts Centre in Stirling for 5 years.
BA (Hons) Environmental Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management (awarded first ever commendation).
Diploma of the Market Research Soc.
Institute of Leadership and Management Professional Development Award in Action Learning Facilitation