Our Team

Gillie Stoneham – MSc RegHCPC MRCSLT FHEA DipCouns


GillieDirector and co-founder of ActorFactor.

With a background in human communication and extensive professional experience in the NHS, Gillie’s work combines in-depth knowledge and skills with a passion for interpersonal communication.

She works both nationally and internationally with team leaders, senior managers and executives. She continues to train health professionals in leadership, coaching and supervision, with lecturing and research interests in using simulated scenarios for clinical leadership and communication skills.

She is an accredited coach and a qualified speech and language therapist and counsellor, together with extensive experience in improvisational drama. She is a voice & dialect specialist, who coaches individually and in organisations. Gillie is accredited in using MBTI and is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, British Voice Association, Association of Simulated Practice in Health and Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice.


Richard Feltham – PhD MA FHEA

Richard FelthamRichard has over 20 years experience in drama based training and business roleplay. He has a PhD in theatre-based experiential learning methods applied in the workplace. Richard continues to lecture, teach and research in the field of drama based training.

Richard frequently works internationally with senior executives to deliver role-plays, forum theatre, simulations and facilitated presentation and impact training throughout the UK and abroad.

Richard specialises in simulation and drama for the development of work-based communication and influencing skills. Drawing on those aspects of skills and experience in actor training and theatre that are relevant to the workplace, he delivers training in personal impact and presentation skills.


Hannah Reynolds – MBA, Dip Ad Ed, Dip RSA Training

Hannah ReynoldsHannah has worked as an actor-facilitator with ActorFactor since its inception and has an extensive background in applied drama.

Hannah specialises in community empowerment through the use of theatre tools, and training the trainer. She is co-author of accredited business and organisational training manuals ‘Opening the Doors to Community Enterprise’, ‘Comment’ and ‘Market Own’. Hannah has a wealth of business, leadership and drama expertise that she uses in both design and delivery of many of our core programmes.



Philip Robinson – BA (Hons)

Philip RobinsonPhilip has worked as an actor-facilitator with ActorFactor since its inception. He has extensive experience in the field of arts in health and education, and a long-standing passion for music and drama improvisation. He has a broad portfolio of interests, including helping organisations to release the energy and build self-confidence in their people. Philip has experience heading up leadership and talent development programmes within commercial organisations such as Sainsbury’s



Martin Reeve – PhD

Martin ReeveMartin is a highly experienced role-player and actor in his 50s. He has extensive experience as an actor-facilitator in both public and private sector organisations, using a variety of forum theatre, skills practice and other learning methodologies. He is comfortable portraying a variety of roles from senior leaders & managers to shop-floor employees. Martin has worked as a professional actor for nearly 30 years and has appeared in leading roles in theatre, TV and Radio. He is a qualified teacher and completed his PhD in Drama in 2010


Anita Parry – MA

Anita ParryAnita is based in London and the South West. She has over 10 years experience as an actor-facilitator, providing specialist roleplay for a range of public and private sector organisations such as the Fire and Rescue Service, NHS and undergraduate medical and dental schools. Anita also has experience as a coach, and in delivering diversity training for the civil service.
Anita is also an accomplished film director, and has produced a number of ActorFactor training films. She also directs and acts for the stage, touring a highly acclaimed one-woman show nationally from 2010-12.


Michael Brown – MSTAT

Michael BrownMichael is an experienced trainer and Associate of ActorFactor. He offers training, facilitation and coaching for a wide variety of personal and management development areas that include leadership, presentation skills and trainer development. He is a qualified Alexander Practitioner and brings specialist knowledge of stress management in the workplace.

Contact Us

Old Tiverton Rd
EX17 1EG

Tel : 07740186752
Email : mailto:info@actorfactor.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you.