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Our People

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Our People

We are a diverse, dynamic team of learning professionals, who are dedicated to building RSVP Design’s reputation as a leading global player in the field of experiential learning.
Our support comes from a network of fellow practitioners and academics who keep our work grounded and informed.

Graham Cook, Managing Director, RSVP Design
Graham Cook, Managing Director

Based in our HQ in Scotland, Graham is one of the founders and owners of RSVP Design and leads our Learning Tools & Resources business along with the overall commercial aspects of RSVP Design. He also manages our reseller and distribution partnerships around the world. Graham is an experienced international business manager who has been involved in training and HR for more than 25 years. As he is regularly visiting and talking to customers as well as demonstrating our products he is grateful that he lives only 15 minutes drive from Glasgow Airport.


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Kathryn Ann Alder, Training Director, RSVP Design
Ann Alder, Training Director

Ann specialises in trainer training (developing the training and facilitation skills of L&D professionals, teachers and leaders) & is one of the founders and owners of RSVP Design. She has a wealth of experience in leadership, management and team development training, as well as coaching and group facilitation. She enjoys working with multi-cultural groups, much of it to work with our distribution partners and build the skills of trainers. Ann is responsible for the content of our facilitation support materials and alongside Geoff, the creation of new experiential learning products and programmes.

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Dr. Geoff Cox, Design Director, RSVP Design
Dr. Geoff Cox, Design Director

Geoff has a lead role in RSVP’s Learning Design business & is one of the founders and owners of RSVP Design. After many years of using the outdoors as a learning environment, Geoff has progressively moved his professional focus towards the design of experiential educational content. Much of his time is spent working with major corporations and business schools around the world. Geoff is responsible for much of the functional design of our experiential learning tools and alongside Ann, the creation of new experiential learning products and programmes.


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Anne Cook, Director, RSVP Design
Anne Cook, Director


Anne is one of the founders and owners of RSVP Design, originally providing a huge amount of support in the background to the rest of the team from administration support in terms of finance, to training delivery and supplier and customer administration. She now lends her artistic talents to the layout of many of the facilitator guides for our products, and layouts for our marketing and product component materials.






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Nanette Taylor, Finance Manager, RSVP Design
Nanette Taylor, Finance Manager

Nanette moved from working in the background for RSVP Design from 2003 to very much in the foreground in 2018! Originally Nanette helped manage our payroll and provided book-keeping support on a consulting basis but we were delighted to welcome her into a permanent role with us as Finance Manager to provide much needed support. Nanette manages our Finance function, ensuring our customers get an efficient invoicing process and that our online shop provides accurate information. She also ensures that our staff and suppliers are paid accurately and on time.


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Kim Sherwood, Sales & Marketing, RSVP Design
Kim Sherwood, Sales & Marketing

Kim first joined RSVP Design back in 2006 after graduating with a BA (Hon) in Marketing. She took a break when her daughter came along in 2013 but returned to the RSVP team after a few years. Kim manages Sales and Marketing activities for the business. She has a firm knowledge of all of RSVP Design’s training tools and supports customers in helping them with their learning requirements. Kim is also responsible for coordinating our online and in person product demonstrations and workshops and she will often be the first point of contact for our customers.


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Graeme Boyd, Product Assembly & Shipping, RSVP Design
Graeme Boyd, Product Assembly & Shipping

Based in our HQ in Paisley, Graeme has been working with RSVP Design since 2016 and manages our product assembly section and fulfilling customer orders. He tries to ensure that both our International Distributors and our HQ always have an appropriate level of stock on hand to fulfill rush orders! He does this by liaising with all our suppliers and keeping our materials arriving regularly! He also ensures that all customer orders are packed securely and dispatched on time!





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