Dominic Irvine BA(Hons) MA MCIMPSA

Dominic is the main man when it comes to creative thinking and big stage stuff. He has built an enviable reputation as an international speaker and facilitator.

Dominic designs, facilitates and leads compelling learning events for senior executives. His thought leadership and creative approach, founded on a robust academic and practitioner understanding combined with an energetic and engaging style, delights delegates the world over.

Dominic founded Epiphanies at the end of 2001. He has spent the whole of his working life dedicated to developing others. His areas of particular interest are innovation and individual and team performance. He’s published a number of articles and book chapters. Dominic is currently writing a book with Dr John Wilson from the University of Sheffield on performance. In his spare time Dominic is a sponsored ultra distance cyclist and takes part in races across the world.

Johanna Clarie BSc(Hons)

Johanna is our leadership and management supremo. In the early part of her career Johanna specialised in buying and marketing and reached the grandiose position of World Manager for a national retailing chain. However a passion for developing others led Jo into NLP, leadership development and coaching.

Jo has established and led the design and roll out of leadership programmes for a number of blue chip companies. Having been a member of senior leadership teams herself, she is able to empathise with the challenge many leaders face; striving for results through their people whilst balancing their own brand and development needs. In Epiphanies Jo leads the delivery team.

She partners with our clients and associates to research, develop and deliver solutions that utilise the latest thinking to deliver practicable behaviour change. She specialises in solutions that equip leaders to engage effectively with their people, flex their personal styles and inspire them to deliver the business objectives through BAU and times of significant change.

Outside of Epiphanies Johanna applies her commercial skills as a trustee for a London based charity, The Volunteer Link Scheme. She loves to travel.  Recently she has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, trekked the Usambara mountains in Tanzania and the Andes in Bolivia.

Nigel Harrison BA(Hons)

Nigel is our expert on customer acquisition and relationship management. Prior to joining us Nigel held a number of senior leadership positions with a recognised global leader in the Financial Services sector. He has successfully worked both as part of, and led, multi-national and multi-cultural teams, managed relationships at the highest levels both directly and indirectly across a very broad spectrum of industries and sat on numerous national and international executive teams.

Nigel’s primary role at Epiphanies is to oversee our client strategy and to ensure that we continue to deliver maximum value to our customers.

Away from work Nigel is a very highly qualified scuba diving instructor, expert skier and all-round sports enthusiast. Years of teaching and coaching in these environments along with his many years in the corporate world, have given him an incredibly level headed approach to solutions.

Stephanie Mawdsley

Stephanie Mawdsley is our secret weapon. Stephanie works behind the scenes at Epiphanies managing the business administration. Her attention to detail is phenomenal and is an example to all.

Stephanie helps ensure we can do what we say we can do and monitors it all to ensure we stay on track. Stephanie joined Dominic in the very early days of the business having spent her career supporting small businesses.

In her spare time Stephanie is a creative genius with needle and thread creating stunning pieces of art. She is also developing a taste for long distance swimming.

People parallax


The trouble with innovation is everyone wants to be more innovative but few people know how to do it – whether it be working on a product development, improving a business process or creating a new approach to market. Innovation solves problems and loves constraints. Our approach is to start with the way things are; the limitations and restrictions that are in place and using a series of tools and techniques help people fathom out a way of achieving the business outcome they seek. We recognise that if innovation was easy, everyone would do it, but it’s not. It requires understanding about the way we think and how this both helps and hinders the process. Our aim when designing and delivering innovation interventions is to ensure people feel motivated, energised and confident in their capability to ‘do’ innovation, challenging the way they and others think.