About this office

Dale Carnegie London cover a broad range of performance-based training solutions including People Skills, High Impact Presentations, Customer Service and Sales & Leadership Training. Our aim is to help companies be successful in the city & beyond by equipping them to outperform their competitors, upskilling their staff members and creating engaging environments to work in. Dale Carnegie is recognised as a global front-runner in Leadership & Sales training skills, based in 95 countries and operating in 25 different languages.

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Meet Our Team

Our highly trained and ISO certified team have the experience, skills and knowledge to help you transform performance within all levels of your organisation
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Samuel Lessore

Managing Director

Samuel is an experienced Managing Director and Entrepreneur, with a demonstrated history of working in the management consulting industry. 

Passionate about taking an organisation’s visions from ‘as-is’ to ‘should-be’, he thrives on building long-term relationships that enable his team and his clients to achieve their goals.

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Mark De Stadler

Senior Engagement Specialist & Trainer

Mark has been with Dale Carnegie for over eight years and has worked with a number of FTSE 500 and SME companies in London and globally. They include the likes of AIG, Trip Advisor, Channel 4, Citco and Citrix Systems both from a training and consulting perspective.

His experience and industry insight allows him to add real value to his clients. Mark says, “Dale Carnegie is more than just a training provider, we focus on delivering tangible and sustainable business results by matching our clients needs with the best training solution to deliver the results that they seek.”

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Alina Maraghelis

Business Performance Manager and Trainer

Passionate about people and delivering improved business results by increasing people’s performance, Alina specialises in supporting executive and middle level managers in facilitating growth of their revenue through effective strategy and team alignment.

With over 10 years experience in consultative selling across a variety of industries, Alina’s focus is on building long term relationships and ensuring exceptional client satisfaction.


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William Burton

Senior Consultant and Trainer

For over 20 years Bill has been working with business leaders helping them in critical areas such as enhancing communication, creating more inspiring and effective leaders, increasing sales and improving customer service.

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David Griffith-Sackey

Consultant and Trainer

Since joining Dale Carnegie in 2015 David has been committed to improving the performance of organisations by improving the engagement and performance of their people.

A seasoned communicator with strong skills in public speaking and personal development he works with a diverse range of businesses helping both individuals and businesses achieve their goals.

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Jonathan Campbell

Operations Manager

Since joining Dale Carnegie in 2017, Jonathan has become a vital part of the team, co-ordinating and organising each department to ensure all our internal and external courses and events run smoothly.

Highly organised, Jonathan’s vision is to help the Dale Carnegie London team achieve consistent success and to ensure top quality service so that as a team they grow from strength to strength.


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Susan Robinson

Manager Trainer and Master Trainer

Vastly experienced, Sue joined Dale Carnegie in 1990.

Inspiring, creative and flexible in her facilitation, she is not only responsible for meeting client needs but trainer development across  the South of England.

A certified Dale Carnegie Master Trainer, she also travels the world certifying other Dale Carnegie trainers to ensure consistency and quality globally.

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Jean Crew

Senior Trainer

Jean is an experienced training professional with 20 years experience in engaging learners by creating a real shift in thought and action that impacts results.

Her areas of expertise are vast and her ability to adapt to the needs of a wide of variety of businesses has seen her work on many international, as well as UK projects.

Jean is a great believer in practising what you preach and living life as a learner.

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Jane Kustner

Master Trainer

Jane has worked with Dale Carnegie for over 20 years.

She specialises in facilitating leadership, management and presentation training.

She is experienced in running both public programmes and in house sessions, as well as providing individual performance coaching.

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Tara Moriarty

Marketing Consultant

Tara is responsible for our brand and how clients see Dale Carnegie in the market place.

She has over 10 years experience with Dale Carnegie and has a great understanding of the philosophy.

She is a marketing consultant for the whole of the UK,liaising closely with our parent company in the USA.

Tara has also been involved in international projects to re-launch the new Dale Carnegie branding and website.

She is a great role model of the Dale Carnegie principles and is highly customer focused, always going the extra mile to ensure client satisfaction.

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Michele Cohen


Michele’s coaching and training is based on a profound belief in the potential of each individual. “I am passionate about my clients being fulfilled & successful in their lives.”

A respected, resourceful and personable individual, Michele uses humour and professionalism and takes a structured and creative approach to coaching and training to deliver measurable results.

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Rich Marsh


Rich has been a trainer with Dale Carnegie for over 20 years.

Highly experienced in all aspects of leadership and management training, he has worked with a diverse range of companies and individuals.

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Yaiza Felipe Hernandez


Yaiza joined Dale Carnegie in 2015 and qualified as trainer and coach specialising in human relationships, conflict management, leadership, business communication, performance improvement and stress management.

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Lisa Godfrey


Lisa has experience of working with a wide range of people and industries. She has an in-depth knowledge of external affairs, project management and team development. Throughout her career she has shaped, nurtured and delivered communications campaigns and business development that works.