Phil Luke

Sales Manager

Phil has 30 years of experience in the Financial Services sector. This includes working for large national financial institutions, team leading and management, sales development and advising sales executives as well as running his own business for several years. He is an enthusiastic and driven individual who uses his vast experience to support and develop the existing sales team, with the focus on Lexonik’s continual growth. His personal interest in education, acting as a school governor, only adds to his enthusiasm for the benefits of Lexonik.

Nichola Sykes

Account Manager Team Lead

Nichola has over 23 years experience in customer focused and sales roles with 12 years experience of account management. Over the years, she has maintained many contacts in the educational sector helping to manage and sustain their accounts. Nichola’s mission is to help increase the level of achievement and confidence amongst students and to share the passion of Lexonik through the excellent training to schools, enabling incredible results.

Edward Mooney

Account Manager

Edward has over two years experience developing businesses and helping to partner with other businesses. Additional skills, such as becoming versed in developing teaching sports days for children, have supported Edward’s combined interest in education and sales.

Rachel McQuillan

Account Manager

As well as 6 years of experience working in customer services, Rachel has worked with children and young adults within both the education sector and the community. Previously working with learning and communication skills (British Sign Language), Rachel is passionate about helping all ages and abilities access learning resources and support.

Gemma Theakston

Account Manager

Gemma has over 10 years experience in sales and business development. With a transition in 2015 into the education sector, she was able to successfully form partnerships with schools and local authority teams throughout the UK.

Jayson Belle

Account Manager

Jayson moved to the North East, from London, to study at Teesside University. Since then he has gained over 10 years of sales experience and has a comprehensive understanding of the educational environment having worked with business managers and training coordinators within schools.

Lorna Grant

Senior Regional Trainer

Lorna taught science for 18 years in London before working as advisor and team leader on the Specialist Schools Programme at SSAT. Lorna joined Sound Training in 2013 and brings her experience and enthusiasm to the role of supporting and training teachers to maximise the impact of Lexonik in schools.

Clare Coleman

Regional Trainer

Clare spent some of her career working within the hospital sector as a teacher and trainer both in the UK and abroad, later gaining her PhD. Subsequently, both as a maths teacher and as a primary school teacher, she became passionate about achievement in the core curriculum, understanding that gains in literacy and vocabulary can drive improvements in confidence and achievement across the wider curriculum. The combination of her interests, passions and previous experience led her to the delivery and training of Lexonik.

Tricia van der Vliet

Regional Trainer

Tricia has been a Lexonik teacher since 2013. She has a wealth of experience in teaching, training, senior leadership roles within schools and as an Advisory Officer for a Local Authority, specialising in Primary English and School Improvement. She has an innovative and creative approach to teaching both children and adults alike.