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Jo Ainsley

Jo Ainsley

Jo has been in management roles for over 25 years, specialising as a post graduate HR Manager for nearly 20 years. During this time, she has trained people from all walks of life in many sectors from Not for Profit organisations to Private sector including working as a manager and HR professional for The Walt Disney Company.

Jo has a positive outlook which exudes through her training. She has a strong business background in Sales, HR and general business as she currently runs her own business. Her rounded experience and passion for people and training enables learners to have a voice whilst learning business best practise. She has designed, developed and delivered numerous training courses and workshops to meet the learners needs as well as the organisations objectives from Personal Development to Leadership, Team Building and Legal training.

Jo is also the course leader for CIPD Level 3 at East Sussex College, Hastings and due to run level 5. Jo also lectures on a degree course for the HR module all about Change Management, The Theory and Practise which she is very passionate about.

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Areas of training expertise

CIPD lecturer/course leader, HE HR degree lecturer, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Appraisals, Interviewing skills, Belbin team profiles, Core Business Skills, Presentation Skills, HR, Mindfulness, Assertiveness, Sales, Customer Service, Negotiation, Health & Fitness

Industry expertise

Private, Public, Charity, Manufacturing, Retail, Engineering, Higher Education, Design Studios


  • CIPD Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management passed with Distinction in Learning & Development
  • Chartered status Member of CIPD
  • CIPD Certificate in Personnel Practice
  • Finance for Non-Finance Managers

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