Meet The Founder
Gloria Hyatt MBE
Founder & Director
A Consultant, a certified Corporate and Executive Coach, Counsellor, NLP practitioner and qualified Teacher, Trainer and former Head Teacher....Gloria is fascinated with developing people and bringing strategy to life. She is known for encouraging meaningful change with expertise in the Public, Private, Voluntary and Charity sectors and has been described as an education pioneer.
She set up the 1st Independent, award winning School in the UK (Elimu Academy) that was a Charity, Limited Company and Extended School service for adults and children. This ignited her passion for bringing people together from all walks of life and cultures, enabling them to realise their potential.
Her Majesties Inspectors said "if Elimu Academy was Local Authority provision it would be a source of pride for its joined up and inclusive ethos".
She is Liverpool's 1st black head teacher. Was the youngest member to be appointed by the secretary of state to sit on the General Teaching Council for England and one of the youngest to serve in the Deputy Prime Ministers Officer as a Neighbourhood Renewal Education Consultant.
She thinks outside the box. A trusted partner for organisations, leaders and teams she has influenced at high levels, is a recognised expert in change and transformation in the most challenging of circumstances.
Her passion is people, developing and growing potential. Her versatility for working at all levels is seen in her grass roots work in communities and at the highest levels in the world of government and business.
Awarded an MBE for services to education, her biggest achievement she says is influencing cultural and behavioural change that empowers people to excel.
She has featured in numerous media's TV, Radio and Print sharing her expertise in personal and professional development in the field of education.
In 2003, she was also honoured with the ‘’Merseyside Women of the Year’’ award.
In 2004, she was also honoured with the ‘’Women of Merit’’ award.
And, she was featured in the prestigious reference work, ‘‘Who’s Who of Black Achievers’’ – and, in ‘’Liverpool’s Black Pioneers’’ by Dr. Ray Costello, who says, "she pioneered the case for future black teachers to rise to management positions in Liverpool"
In 2007, she was featured in ‘’Black Britannia Role Models’’ endorsed by the Prime Minister
In 2008, she was featured in ‘’Liverpool’s Sung and Unsung’’
And, 2009 saw her honoured by an entry in ‘’Top 50 UK Black Achievers’’.
ITV, Guardian, BBC Radio 4, VOICE, Liverpool Echo
Her contribution is recognised in her home city below..