Meet the Team


Director/Trainer: Julie Kitching is a highly qualified Coach/Mentor.

Julie brings a calm measured approach to our programme. She is extremely experienced in delivering similar programmes, as well as HR procedures. Her own experiences, both as an employed and self-employed older worker, have shown her very clearly that without confidence, and the tools to harness skills and talents, real or perceived barriers can prevent progress.




Director/Trainer: Simon is a highly qualified Development Manager/Coach

Simon is passionate about the development of people, supporting them to identify and realise their full potential, whatever this may look like. He is an experienced coach and provides a sense of joy to situations through his fun personality.
He is both experienced and successful in realising opportunities for individuals. Through a motivational approach he explores the person behind the person, uncovering and developing the real opportunities which exist to provide success in achieving personal goals.

Director: Ray Price is a retired businessman having spent over 30 years in the rail industry

This experience includes at Director level in two FTSE 100 Companies and working in multi-disciplined and complex environments requiring strong leadership, financial and commercial skills. His qualifications include an MBA and he has previously been a Member of the Institute of Directors, the Chartered Institute of Transport and the Institute of Risk and Safety Management. Ray offers financial and business management expertise to Experience Counts on a voluntary basis together with a keen interest in supporting the 50+ back into employment.

Lucy Bebb: Volunteer Researcher