DR MAGGIE SEMPLE OBE, FCGI, CCMI
I-Cubed Group's Co-CEO and Co-Founder
Maggie is described as gently formidable – a voice of reason. She is a thought-leader on agile frameworks, cultural change, diversity, inclusion & ethics with a particular emphasis on leadership development and governance. She is regularly asked to chair international conferences, facilitate private meetings and negotiate difficult deals.
Formerly an academic, Maggie began advising governments in the 1990s. She has been a member of several high-profile UK Government and European Union task groups and represented the UK in Greece and Hong Kong. From 1997-2001 Maggie was Director of the Learning Experience at the Millennium Dome and from 2001-2008, a Civil Service Commissioner responsible for upholding the values of appointment on merit.
Maggie established The Experience Corps Ltd (TEC), a global consultancy firm in 2001. TEC provides strategic advice on facilitating agile approaches, business ethics, leadership, cultural change, organisational effectiveness, board development, women’s development and exploration of new markets. TEC has a team of global associates with clients in the financial, technological, oil and gas, and pharmaceutical sectors. Maggie also works with a family office in the Middle East.
In 2010, Maggie founded the Semple brand comprising a luxury bespoke womenswear business with a working atelier in Covent Garden, London, an online magazine with over 8m viewers and an events programme.
Maggie serves on a range of Boards. She is a Non-Executive Director of Phoenix Group plc, Jamaica National Bank UK Ltd, member of University of Cambridge HR Committee and member of Queen’s Counsel Selection Panel. She was formerly a Non-Executive Director of the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) where she chaired the Audit and Risk Committee. Maggie also leads the Black British Voices Project in partnership with the University of Cambridge. She is the co-author of My Little Black Book published in October 2020.
Maggie is a Fellow of the City & Guilds Institute, one of 500 Fellowships awarded since 1878, is cited in International Who’s Who and was awarded an OBE in 2001.
I-Cubed Group's Co-CEO and Co-Founder
Jane is a successful business woman and consultant. She is an International Life and Business Coach who has led, trained, coached and mentored many individuals helping them reach their potential.
Described as inspirational, unique in her style, yet authentic in her approach, Jane has the ability to see past the surface and get to the core of whoever she works with to bring out the best in them.
In late 2017, Jane had a life changing experience that transformed her forever. She embarked on a journey that was to change the course of her direction, challenge her values and belief systems and breakdown the self-imposed barriers. It resulted in her leaving the corporate world to follow her passions, one of which was her consultancy business and the other was becoming a Life & Business Coach and Speaker.
In 2019 she worked alongside Maggie Semple running Power of Frequency workshops, which looks to empower individuals from within, giving tools and techniques to harness their own well-being.
She is also the owner and founder of JK Sales Consultancy, which specialises in transforming sales behaviours and utilises Agile frameworks. Her passion comes from over 27 years of working for blue chip organisations and she enjoys making a difference to people and businesses. She now uses this experience to advise and support CEO’s, Managing Directors and Senior Business Leaders on sales matters, from improving performance across their teams to implementing effective working practices and processes.
Previously Jane has held sales leadership roles across a variety of organisations and so has extensive experience in the world of sales. With a background in sales methodology, sales processes and sales operations she brings a wealth of knowledge and creates effective frameworks to work from.
Jane is also an active participant in the Women in Sales Awards (Europe) events having been a Judge in both 2016 and 2017, and a Mentor in 2018. She is a great supporter of empowering women and is a regular panel member at Women in Business events.
I-Cubed Group's Creative Content & Marketing Director