About Sue... Sue Tonks

Sue Tonks delivers training and Key Notes with unforgettable comedy moments. Her energetic and fun approach creates a long-lasting impression helping people take away invaluable skills to help them be more confident and successful in management and business.

Sue is a “little pocket-rocket” with bundles of knowledge, skills and fun to share. Her varied careers in Logistics, Sales, Civil Service, Travel, Training, Legal and Manufacturing has led her to have a wide understanding of business and industry.

She turns this knowledge into highly practical and unforgettable knowledge and skills to all her delegates.  

“Making training memorable and fun is really important, but I want more than that for every delegate. I want them to pick up skills quickly and be able to apply them immediately and easily into their life and work. Learning should never be hard or boring. Immediate impact for the person and their organisation is the KEY!!”

For the past 16 years Sue has gained praise as an International Trainer and Speaker on “Networking”, where her regular clients include London Business School, Bath MBA Programme, SAID Business School Oxford, Durham Business School, University College London, Global organisations such as CIMA, ASTP, and professional organisations such as  AAT, CIPD, CMI, and a host of top legal firms, banks and accountancy firms.

As a Leadership and Management Trainer Sue has worked with prestigious organisations such as Siemans, Kelloggs, Securicor, Co-operative Pharmacy, Compass Group, Manchester United.

Sue’s background and experience covers many different sectors:  

 

Logistics – Sue was the first female management trainee for British Road Services (BRS) where she rose to Branch Manager of a depot with 83 heavy goods vehicles, drivers and engineers.

 

Sales – with Roadline and Group 4 Nightspeed, where she achieved her first £1million distribution contract, and later when on to establish

 

Nightspeed the secure parcel delivery service by Group 4 Securitas.

 

Civil Service- Sue was one of the first Directors of Lifetime Training.

 

Travel – Sue was the Training Manager for the Airtours group, training all head office management and staff and management, pilots, cabin crew, overseas personnel and cruise line staff.

 

After developing her early training and presentational skills with the Dale Carnegie Organisation, Sue utilised and developed these skills over the next 16 years in every management area.

 

With her own corporate life behind her Sue set out to take her Leadership and Management Skills into the wider corporate world, establishing up Synergy Training and Consulting Limited.

 

Her close association and work with International Networking Guru - Will Kintish took her into the important world of Networking, where she now has international acclaim.

 

Always wanting to keep her hand in all industry sectors, Sue is the inventor and founder of HydroVeg Kits and now runs the multi award winning business HydroVeg Limited.

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