Charles M Lines

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Charles M Lines BA (Hons.) 

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Charles started his training career with HM Customs and Excise as a staff trainer and followed this by taking up a Senior Lecturer post with the Civil Service College, where he stayed for over five years. His last post before becoming a freelance consultant was as Head of Training at the Office for Standards in Education.

He is particularly experienced in the design and delivery of core skills, management skills, team working and creative problem solving programmes and is very keen that participants on his programmes are provided with practical ideas, approaches and solutions that can be immediately applied to the work place.

Charles has tutored on the National School of Government’s consultancy skills, partnership working, core skills and creative problem solving programmes. He is currently an Associate of Civil Service Learning and also undertakes international work on behalf of the European Community, the Asian Development Bank and RIPA International.    

Recent projects have seen Charles developing current thinking and training in the areas of partnership working and creative problem solving and using his consultancy skills to help several high profile public service organisations effectively manage major change.

Past clients include: the Department for Culture, Media and Sport; the Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency; the Government Office for the North West; the Government Office for the West Midlands; the Benefits Agency; the Child Support Agency; the Italian Ministry of the Interior; the South African Civil Service; the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister; the Revenue and Customs Prosecution Office; the Government Operational Research Service; the Ministry of Defence; the Home Office; Qatar Petroleum; the EU – India Trade & Investment Development Programme; the European Technical Assistance Programme for Vietnam; the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines East Asean Growth Area; ADB Project in Myanmar 'Strengthening Trade Facilitation Through Partnerships with the Private Sector'; the Northern Ireland Office, Stormont; the Welsh Assembly Government; Scottish Enterprise; British Transport Police; Metapraxis.  

Charles is accredited to administer FIRO.B, the Margerison and McCann Team Management and Types of Work Profiles and Discovery Learning’s Change Style Indicator.

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