Definition: Savvy
To know or to understand
To be well informed and perceptive
To be knowledgeable or proficient
The ability to make good judgments
To be "clued up" and have practical understanding

We're passionate about helping you achieve your true potential. And we know that if you’re working to your full potential, your organisation is much more likely to thrive too. It’s a definite WIN-WIN. Whether working with an individual, team or across the entire organisation, we will help you get the results you need whilst at the same time developing and maintaining positive working relationships.

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Sarah Harvey

Savvy Sarah—Founder and Principal Consultant

Sarah Harvey Chartered FCIPD, FInstLM is a leadership coach, management training facilitator and business consultant with 20+ years leadership experience. Drawing on the experience gained through over 10 years in senior HR operations and transformation roles, Sarah set up Savvy People Management Ltd in 2003.

A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and Fellow of the ILM, Sarah holds a Post Graduate (Level 7) Diploma in Personnel Management and a Post Graduate (Level 7) Diploma in Leadership Mentoring and Executive Coaching. With a passion for psychology and it’s application in the workplace, she began studying for a BSc (Hons) Psychology with the Open University in 2017.

Ruth Dover

Ruth Dover—Associate Trainer and Action Learning Facilitator

Ruth is an exceptional trainer and facilitator with a track record of over 20 years working on a freelance basis. A former Training Manager and qualified Social Worker, she creates, implements and delivers tailored learning and development programmes and has extensive experience of training, mentoring and coaching at executive, management and staff levels.

As well as co-delivering numerous Leadership and Management development programmes, Ruth specialises in personal development including Presentation Skills, Communication Skills, Recruitment and Selection, Train the Trainer and Facilitation Skills. She also facilitates Action Learning Sets and trains prospective facilitators. As a result of all of these activities she has helped numerous people improve their confidence and effectiveness and is regularly asked back by clients.

Debbie Smith

Debbie Smith

Debbie is an Emotional Intelligence and Personal Effectiveness Coach.

Debbie uses the renowned Roche Martin Emotional Capital Report 360 to work with clients who are interested in further understanding where their EI strengths lie and where they could further develop. The questionnaires are scientific tools designed to produce accurate and comprehensive information about your levels of emotional intelligence. The assessment and feedback process is facilitated by Debbie, a specially trained and licensed coach, who meets with participants to provide detailed and insightful feedback, as part of an on-going coaching programme if desired.

Steve Engwell

Steve Engwell

Steve is an ANLP qualified Master Practitioner/Therapy Coach.

NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) coaching can be helpful for individuals wishing to overcome restricting limiting beliefs that may be holding them back. Steve can work with you using a combination of NLP and Hypnosis techniques.

What makes us Savvy?

We have an extensive track record of savvy assignments, helping clients large and small get maximum impact from their human resources and organisational development interventions. Now we’d love to bring you this knowledge and experience gained over many years to help you improve your people and organisational performance too.

We’re passionate about working with like-minded professionals. Our values motivate and drive us to deliver the level of service expected by our clients and we know you’ll notice the difference. We always:

  1. Work with trust and integrity
  2. Take personal responsibility
  3. Add value, making a difference and providing value for money
  4. Show up interested, passionate and excited for everything we do!
  5. Solve problems and create solutions for individuals and organisations

Sounds Savvy, let's talk!