About Clearer Thinking

Clearer Thinking is a team of experts with a proven track record in delivering facilitation, environmental training and advice. We are known for providing a flexible and quality service 
with our clients regularly returning to use our services. 

Clearer Thinking was founded by Pete Spriggs, who has worked as a facilitator and environmental trainer for over ten years. Previously Pete worked at the leading sustainability charities Forum for the Future and Waste Watch; and most recently in the learning team at Losehill Hall, Peak District National Park Authority. He has built a reputation as a confident and experienced facilitator and trainer, taking pride in ensuring his work has clear objectives and fully involves all those present. He set up Clearer Thinking to deliver accessible, engaging and relevant training alongside his expertise in group facilitation.

Working from Buxton in the Derbyshire Peak District Pete manages a range of projects, drawing in expertise from the pool of Clearer Thinking Associates to deliver the right expertise for the job.

Clearer Thinking Associates

Mandy Sims

Mandy SimsMandy is an expert practitioner in the field of personal and professional development.  She uses her years of experience as an environmental trainer and facilitator, as well as being a qualified Practitioner of NLP to offer excellent quality coaching, training and facilitation.  She offers training in the areas of environmental education, learning outside the classroom, environmental and heritage interpretation and fundraising.

John Stannard

John StannardJohn is an experienced learning and development professional with more than twenty five years working with public, private and not for profit sector clients. He specialises in providing innovative approaches to individual management and organisational development issues. He is a qualified coach and mentor and runs his own business ‘John Stannard, Coaching Plus’.

Faith Johnson

Faith JohnsonFaith has significant experience managing complex environmental projects involving a range of stakeholders and partners.  She has specific expertise in supporting and mentoring small businesses to improve their environmental performance and sustainability, and has a particular interest in ethical procurement.  She has designed and implemented environmental management systems, gaining ISO 14001 certification, and is an associate member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.  


EQM Award LogoClearer Thinking is proud to have been awarded the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark in recognition of its work to reduce its environmental impact and contribute to the conservation of the Peak District. For more information and to find other EQM award holding businesses see www.eqm.org.uk


Pete Spriggs

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