MEET THE TEAM

Brought to you by a team with over 50 years combined experience, Rikem offer a dedicated and expert approach to training, consultancy and working with young people.

Rita Patel Miller (Director)

Rita Patel Miller (Director) spent two decades working with and establishing strong infrastructures within the Department for Work and Pensions.  Her various middle and senior management roles in this area, included initiating contact and building effective relationships with employers to meet their recruitment needs.  Rita was instrumental in developing training programmes for major projects such as the Bullring Birmingham, Building Schools for the Future and Birmingham Energy Savers.

Over the last 10 years Rita has created bespoke programmes to enrich the lives of young people and developing projects for employers.  Adding value to the lives of over 10,000 young people in 34 schools across the West Midlands, Rita has designed award winning projects for young people and local communities which have been duly recognised by Business in the Community.  TheBig Tick Award for Education was repeatedly won by Rita and her team for a consecutive 3 years running.

Rikem have worked with over 150 businesses in bespoke and unique ways to develop work related learning and training programmes for the communities they serve.  Most recently, Rita has developed a Green Deal Careers Plan for Carillion plc which has supported over 5,000 young people and provided over 9,000 hours of support from business representatives.  Rikem pride themselves on establishing links with experienced and specialist Associates to meet the needs of their clients and customers ensuring a 100% satisfaction guaranteed service.

Julie Chohan (Business Relationship Manager)

Julie Chohan (Business Relationship Manager)has 13 years’ experience within Sales working with the NHS and private hospitals. Julie  has worked for large corporate companies in medical sales securing large contracts for the companies and building excellent relationships with clients such as surgeons, CEO’s, nurses and procurement.  Julie is self-motivated and a very determined person this has won her an award for European Sales Person, Sales person for the Uk and Extra Mile Awards. Julie has a great amount of knowledge in selling and has completed the Professional Selling Skills course and other in house sales courses such as Negotiating Skills, Presentation Skills and a Marketing Course.

Lisa Fenton (Lead Trainer)

Lisa Fenton (Lead Trainer) – Lisa has 15+ year’s experience in Training and Development and has been a member of the Guide Association for over 15 years and a Brownie Guider for 20 years. Lisa is a member of CIPD and IFL and has developed a successful career in training and development over the last 15 years.  Most recently developing training programmes for schools and young people.  Lisa has an NVQ Level 4 in Training and Development including D32, D33 and D34 in Assessing.  Lisa also holds CTLLS and PTLLS.

Sharon Warmington (Business Consultant and Executive Coach)

Sharon Warmington (Business Consultant and Executive Coach) has vast experience and knowledge in operating commercial businesses includes; corporate governance, securing contracts and finance in excess of £1.5m from various sources including; private investment and public funding.  Recruitment, development and retention of staff is also part of Sharon’s remit, globally promoting and distributing products and services whilst designing and delivering tailored and bespoke training.  Having completed a degree in Leadership and Management, Sharon has strong leadership skills which are of paramount importance and she is able to lead and guide individuals towards improvement at all levels.Sharon is an exceptionally motivated individual and public speaker who can empower and inspire as well as innovate and drive businesses and individuals forward. 

 

News & Events

Rikem attends Women in Business Expo at Walsall FC June 20th 2014

Rikem are at St Albans Academy doing practice interviews June 27th June 2014

Students from Greenwood Academy are doing work placements with Rikem from 29th June – 4th July