Our Team

Dr Stewart Barnes

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Stewart is a high achieving, leadership development program creator and facilitator, business coach & mentor, entrepreneur, CEO, author, non-executive director, Visiting Fellow and former main board director of a £100 million, multi-national, multi-site, family owned company. Specialist in transforming businesses into highly profitable companies that lead their market segments, Stewart has a PhD in developing self-belief and confidence in leaders of small and medium-sized business (SMEs).

Rachael Ramos


Rachael is an owner manager and director of SME businesses in the UK and overseas. A qualified coach and mentor, her facilitation experience has proven invaluable in helping leaders build up self-belief and gain the practical skills they need to develop themselves and their business. Rachael is Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning Leading magazine published by QuoLux™, in which leaders share their personal insights and real-life stories of their leadership learning.

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Jo Draper


As a qualified and skilled coach, mentor, train-the-trainer and facilitator, Jo creates personal and tailored programs and courses for senior management and middle management, and ensures that clients' business development needs are identified, prioritised and met.
Jo is highly motivated and effective, and dovetails her 15 years’ experience in the Professional Services sector leading cross-functional teams with her commercial directorship and Trustee position of a charity.

Keeley Witts

Head of Operations

Building on her extensive experience as a former paralegal, as well as providing administrative support within the team and to all delegates and alumni, Keeley works on the operational side of digital marketing and sales. As a delegate of the company’s own LEADlight program, Keeley carried out her Action Planning project on Purpose and what this means for QuoLux™ and what it means for clients; she presented her findings to the QuoLux™ Board, which played a major part in shaping the company's purpose. As office manager Keeley is also responsible for Sustainability performance and working towards the company's ‘Zero to Landfill’ goal.

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Simon Townsend

Head of Digital Transformation

Simon is highly experienced in working in international companies, focusing on the development of people, teams and businesses through IT, project management and marketing services. Steeped in the world of Software as a Service (SaaS), Simon leads the advance of our 'Learning as a Service' by developing our e-commerce facility on the QuoLux™ Online Leadership & Management Centre, and our digital e-learning service.