Joshua Cole

MSc, BA (Hons), CMgr FCMI – Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Joshua is an established business leader, influencer and Chartered Manager (Fellow) with expertise in corporate governance, and an active member of the Institute of Directors (IoD). He has comprehensive experience of building, developing, mentoring and sustaining successful teams, creating structure by adding process and procedure to operations in several commercial sectors, including Health and Social Care and Adult Education.

Joshua continues to maintain an unrelenting focus on personal and professional development and keeps alive an enduring commitment to help individuals from all walks of life reach their full potential. He is a highly qualified, experienced and effective Clinician with a First-Class Honours Degree in Social Work, Post Graduate Diplomas in both Child Care Law and Mental Health (CBT – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), and a Masters’ Degree in Advanced Professional Practice.

Joshua’s clinical experience includes operating in a variety of clinical settings such as a private psychotherapy practice, a secure psychiatric hospital, and prisons. He has also practiced in the wider community as a care coordinator and subsequently established a training business to educate and shape future generations of practitioners in the psychotherapeutic and health and social care sectors. He’s highly regarded as an inspirational, visionary leader amongst peers and a ‘safe pair of hands’ within the wider profession.

He founded a Registered Charity (BPDWORLD) in 2003, a specialist organisation designed and constructed to offer information, advice and support to those afflicted by BPD. He’s currently Chair and Trustee of Family Minds (previously Home Start Rotherham), a Registered Charity that works with parents to help develop confidence, enhance existing skills, and empower them to regain control of their lives.

Not one to ‘let the grass grow beneath his feet’, Joshua is currently investing in several entrepreneurial and philanthropic projects ‘in his spare time!’

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