Meet the team

Mike

Founder & CEO
Mike founded the charity, 3Pillars Project, in 2015, mentoring and supporting young people to leave prison. This inspired him to share his insights to leadership and human performance through Amodigo. Before Amodigo and 3Pillars, Mike was in the British Army for 8 years.

Ellie

Business Development Executive
Ellie is a professional dancer, having trained for 8 years at The Royal Ballet School. She is currently performing in The Phantom of the Opera on the West End. Ellie joins Amodigo as a business development analyst, helping to run and lead classes for the Human Performance aspect of our programme.

Amy

Human Performance
Amy is a Sports Science & Physiology graduate and a trained secondary science and PE teacher. Amy leads Amodigo's Human Performance programme, her combination of sports science expertise and people development truly fits with our emphasis on expert holistic delivery.

Sarah

Operations Manager
Sarah is a training professional with extensive leadership and management delivery experience. She has training experience delivering numerous programmes for online deliverer Seedl, and previously working on the Marketing team at CSM sports.

Our Values

Sustainable

Dedication to culture that creates a sustainable future. Our clients experience this through our passion and commitment to their development.

Team

A team of leaders empowered and trusted to create the best solutions for our partners.

Performance

Committed to unlock the potential that leads to exceptional human performance

Our Associates

We are fortunate to work with a raft of experienced and talented individuals that support our coaching and training programmes. Each person brings something wonderful, diverse and exciting to support our clients. 

Hannah Baumer

Dr Hannah Baumer

Dr Hannah Baumer has a PhD in Forensic Psychology from Royal Holloway University. A member of the Research and Evidence Group for the Alliance of Sport, Hannah’s research interests include theories of motivation, masculinity, and the use of sport to promote behavioural change in prisons and community settings. Hannah currently leads a number of research projects and has extensive experience leading on programme design within the private and public sector.

Abbie Taft

Abbie ensures the training we design and deliver is meaningful, supports the ambition of both employee and employer, and answers a real workplace requirement. Abbie’s drive is built on her experience in consultancy, HR in the SME environment and time as an Army Officer.​
Milka Fisiher

Milka Fisiha

With a breadth of experience in people development, Milka is an invaluable member of our Associate team. Milka has particular experience supporting communities and individuals facing significant challenges, this has included work in multiple prisons as well as working with victims of all crime. Milka has a background in Psychology, Forensic Psychology and uses psychological approaches in mentoring to underpin her ability to engage people. 
Steve Metcalf

Steve Metcalf

Steve is a leading mental health and resilience trainer – with 33 years British Army experience.  He rose from Trooper to become a Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the London Rehabilitation Unit. Steve is an expert trainer in Mental Health First Aid and ASIST suicide prevention courses, he currently trains media companies, NHS, Ministry of Justice, JustEat, WeWork and the Foreign Office.
Niall MacSweeney

Nial MacSweeney

An expert in physical development and performance, Niall adds significant knowledge to Amodigo’s Human and Physical Performance work.  As head of strength and conditioning coach at the Royal Ballet School, Niall notably led work investigating the link between the adolescent growth spurt and injury risk. Niall also works as a Physical Performance coach at the Football Association in their female player performance pathway. As a former semi-professional rugby player Niall is also a qualified coach.
Jacqui Wilmshurst

Dr Jacqui Wilmshurst

A Chartered Psychologist and consultant, Jacqui has over two decades of experience in facilitating the development of more effective, healthy and resilient people and businesses. She has led and managed multi-stakeholder programs, policies and interventions at all levels within organisations. Her Global portfolio includes; UK, Ireland, Germany, Morocco, USA, Brazil, Colombia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, China, Australia, Singapore and Japan. Jacqui’s current focus areas are leadership, wellbeing and development; especially organisational resilience, mental health and psychological health & safety.
Will Mclay

Will Mclay

A former Sergeant Major and Royal Army Physical Training Instructor, Will is an expert fitness instructor. In addition to expertise in Physical and Human Performance, Will delivers extensive resilience development advice, consultancy and programme development. As well as working with Amodigo Founder Mike Crofts in the British Army, Will was a founder coach of 3Pillars Project and was critical to supporting the early days of the charity.