Since 2006 Strategic Professionals  have been building positive, long term relationships with our clients by providing practical and effective support and advice,  going that extra mile beyond the scope of the project.

We have experience of working in many industries… and with people in a wide range of roles.

As qualified trainers and business professionals we understand that people gain skills in different ways. A college course isn’t for everyone. Sometimes people need to discuss things in the context of their own work in order to gain a greater understanding.


Trainer profiles


Learning and Development Director

Sharon Southcott BA (Hons), MSc, Cert Ed, ISMM Dip, CMgr MCMI.

Sharon is a Chartered Manager, qualified marketer and management trainer. A former Product Manager and National Account Manager in the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom (kbb) sector she went on to become a Marketing and Management Lecturer and Assessor before combining her skills and returning to the sector as a Trainer and Mentor working with organisations.Sharon has worked with  names such as Aqualux , B&Q, Imperial Bathrooms, Lecico plc, Utopia, Neoperl , VitrA and E H Smith to name but a few. Sharon understands the specific needs of the kbb sector and as such is able to deliver tailored practical solutions. Her passion is reflected in the feedback received from clients and her ongoing relationships. Strategic Professionals are the training partner of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association.

Associate Trainers


Quality Assurance Manager




We have a team of trainers with a wealth of experience in a range of  subjects including Strategic leadership, Change management, Customer service, IT and finance.

Our CMI courses are delivered by qualified tutors who have previously worked in senior management positions in either public or private sector organisations and hold a teaching qualification.

All our CMI delivery and assessment is overseen by our Quality Assurance Manager Polly Stretton.


News: in January 2017, Sharon Southcott was awarded Best X-Culture Instructor (chosen from X-Culture instructors from across the world!