Our Team

Breda Leyne - Consultant Partner

Breda has specialised in work based learning and skills development for over 15 years. She has particular expertise in developing qualifications and designing packages of learning which meet employers skills requirements.

Key Specialities:

Skills Development

Training Analysis

Employer and Provider brokerage

Accreditation of training programmes

Capacity Building

Project Management


Business Start-up

Dr Tim Pascoe - Associate Consultant

Dr Tim Pascoe has been a Community Safety Researcher for over 25 years carrying out qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation investigating crime prevention and crime reduction issues and investigating community interventions and solutions. 

Key Specialities:

Consult with all sectors of the community

Facilitate networking and sharing of knowledge between members of your organisation

Evaluate your structures and delivery targets

Basic crime prevention applied

School security

Rob Allison - Associate Consultant

Rob is an Engineer by training with experience in design, systems and testing. He provides project development consultancy, enabling clients to take the first steps in moving their ideas forward. He is capable of bringing technical oversight to a project and has a unique systems thinking approach to break down complex projects.

Key Specialities:

Funding sourcing and bidding submissions

Business development capability, with experience on international trade missions

Project evaluations and monitoring 

Technical communication and specification 

Project Management


Lorenzo Wareham - Associate Consultant

Lorenzo joined Cogito in 2021 as Business and Project Manager, helping to grow new business and support existing projects. He is currently learning sign language for our Erasmus+ project Signing Banks, which looks at improving the accessibility to financial institutions for the d/Deaf community both in the UK and wider Europe.

Key Specialities:

Research skills

Strategic project creation, evaluating and reporting

International project management

Funding sourcing and bidding submissions

Richard Poole - Associate Consultant

To support learning and development opportunities for individuals within small businesses and colleges through compliance with quality regulations and standards

Key Specialities

Strategic review of higher education provision

Due diligence review of partnership opportunities in HE

HE Partnership liaison negotiation

Investigation into Maladministration, Malpractice and Academic Malpractice

Maintenance and improving of education quality and compliance

Quality Policy and Process review

Development of qualification units of assessment (UK and overseas)

Mapping of in-house training and existing qualifications

Facilitation of training courses
Data record management and reporting