Guides

Alquemy has been established by a group of highly experienced coaches and facilitators who have come together from different walks of life to honour their dream of creating a new, powerful yet safe way of exploring personal growth and transformation. We are all trained in and licensed to use Jim Ewing’s EmpowerMAP for personal change.

Diana Blanchard is a coach and facilitator trained in Voice Dialogue, the EmpowerMAP and Theory U process work. She is also a certified Reiki practitioner. Previously, Diana was the MD of an international interior design studio. She creates a welcoming, warm and safe space that supports clients as they undertake personal exploration of their lives. 

Ivor Twydell is an executive coach (PCC, ICF) and Mindfulness teacher who specialises in conscious leadership. With over 20 years in senior positions in the UK police service, he has extensive experience of awakening the innate resources in people so they can lead both themselves and others in often challenging situations. Drawing on a comprehensive coaching repertoire that includes Voice Dialogue he works intuitively with his clients to bring greater self-awareness and choice to their lives. 

Richard Mott is an insightful and intuitive guide and has mentored senior executives for the last 10 years. Prior to that he founded, ran and eventually sold a highly-respected creative consulting business where for 25 years he worked as a business strategy consultant to a range of well-known organisations. He coaches business leadership teams and is the author of a book called Holistic Business, Living in 3D. He also teaches Tai Chi and practises energy rebalancing and massage. 

Gary Baxter is a mentor and coach, specialising in helping owner / managers of small businesses to be more conscious leaders. Gary is also a trained Mindfulness teacher with a daily Samadhi meditation practice over 20 years. With over 30 years experience as a financial management consultant to creative businesses, Gary now uses the EmpowerMAP and other Executive Arts tools to devise life changing routes for both individuals and businesses. 

Pauline Stewart is an experienced training programme writer, facilitator, key note speaker, mentor and coach.  Pauline is a certified instructor for De Bono’s Six Thinking Hats © and Lateral Thinking Programmes © and was previously the UK Ambassador for the De Bono Foundation (UK) instrumental in enabling others in the disciplines of human thinking and the process of human thought. One of the UK’s strongest and most vocal advocates for the advancement of women. She is the author and facilitator of the highly acclaimed Walking with Wolves ® and Women in Leadership – In a Different Voice ® programmes, both of which have received widespread praise from delegates.

Helena Reimann is an EmpowerMAP and Advanced PSYCH-K™ facilitator. She is specialises in working with people to change their self-limiting beliefs and discover their true potential. She is also a finance professional. In her personal life Helena loves writing children’s stories and poems. She is a dedicated Qigong practitioner and has been meditating for 10 years.

Michael Davey is a partner of a practice that specialises in corporate restructuring of distressed companies and has had 20 years experience in running and supporting businesses. He is passionate about consciousness and its role in business leadership. Fine tuning inner awareness, responses and developing an emotional intelligence helping make clear instinctual decisions. He is also a Mindfulness teacher and a Qigong practitioner and frequently attends silent meditation retreats and has recently embarked in teaching mindfulness at a local college one morning a week.