Simplify – Engage – Add Value

Developing businesses of the future, better workplaces and better outcomes

The founders of Excellence Squared Limited sought to develop businesses that are commercial in nature and with certain fundamental principles to guide it.  These principles are:

  • Customer Orientated – Our focus must always be to ‘Add Value’ and ensure our customers benefit from our offerings.
  • Agility –Flexible, adaptable and responsive are the name of the game. What will define us is how well we can adapt when we need to, whilst not relenting on the quality.
  • Technology – Embrace technology, without letting it master us!  Our plans for making information accessible, providing added value and building communities on-line, puts us ahead of others and in the lead.
  • International – If it is worth doing, then it is worth doing everywhere. Think local but act global.

Excellence Squared works to create sustainable businesses that are effective in a changing world. Our focus is on Leadership, Management, Customer Relationships and Culture.   We take pride in challenging the norms of business and using technology and approaches that drive down costs and improve performance.  Our approach is pragmatic and collaborative, underpinned by specialist expertise in delivering measurable results. We use our insight and experience to provide substantial, sustained improvement in performance and deliver real, lasting Return on Investment.

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Senior Leadership Team

Paul Bridle
Organisations use Paul as an Advisor, Strategic Consultant, Leadership Methodologist, Executive Coach, Conference Facilitator/Moderator, Professional Chairman, Professional Speaker and for conflict resolution. He writes articles, books and columns for magazines and also produces case studies, designs films and learning materials for a variety of clients.
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Ruth Regan
Business Services Director
Ruth started her career in the Civil Service where she was, after a couple of years on the front line within the Benefit Service promoted to work on the development of competency based qualifications, enterprise provision and business support initiatives. This led to her having the opportunity to influence the design and delivery model for Investors in People, being involved with the first organisation to gain the Standard and the establishment of the first IIP assessment and accreditation centre Assessment East Midlands (now emqc ltd).
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Gary Swarbrooke
Business Development Director
A highly experienced Manager/Operations Manager/Quality Manager/Sales who has demonstrated the ability to lead teams of professionals to new levels of success in highly competitive industries including hotels/hospitality and soft services. Proven ability to successfully analyse a units critical business requirements, identify deficiencies and potential opportunities and develop cost effective solutions for improving standards and customer service offerings, increasing revenue’s whilst generating sales
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Vicki Hawarden
COO, North America
Vicki Hawarden, CMP, has over 25 years of experience as an association executive including extensive roles in meetings, education and the development of standards. Before joining Excellence Squared as its COO, Ms. Hawarden served for 5 years as President and CEO of the International Association of Venue Managers and the IAVM Foundation. In that role, she was instrumental in nearly doubling the membership, developing new programs and in turning the association around from significant deficits to stable contributions to reserves. New programs launched under her leadership include the Certified Venue Professional designation, Trained Crowd Manager Live, and the Build an Amazing Future IAVM Foundation campaign and scholarship program.
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Customer Service Specialists Team

Antonia Buxton
Customer Services Specialist
Richard Adkins
Customer Service Specialist
Saikah Bashir
Customer Services Specialist
Edwina Holmes
Customer Service Specialist

Marketing & IT Team

Kathryn Larkin
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David Bridle
By day I am a creative mind bouncing around and dreaming up crazy ways of presenting information, images and digital recordings that will stimulate the viewer. My day can range from designing websites, editing videos, coming up with new ideas to use technology for business, and filming or photographing the crazy to the most beautiful. Specialties:Photography, Web Design, User Experience, Graphic Design, Branding, Technology, Filming, Video Editing
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UK Contact

PO Box 14,
NG31 0EL

t. 020 3880 5059

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Canada Contact

P O Box 10031,
Westway Centre, 1735 Kipling Avenue,
Toronto, ON,
M9R 4E2

t. 02038805950

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US Contact

4145 Beltline Rd.
Ste. 212-127,
Addison, TX,

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