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BAME Champions – Mentors and Coaches


Striving to develop and discover more of your potential? Use a mentor or coach to empower you even further. With a little guidance, self-reflection and commitment, you may be amazed at what more you can achieve.

Diana Osagie

I mentor colleagues in leadership.

Experienced in leading at the cutting edge of education; through challenging circumstances and onto sustained school success.

Qualified secondary school inspector

Qualified Leadership Coach

Sixteen years of senior leadership including six as headteacher (no I don’t look old enough!).

Full of courage and tenacity and ready to support and develop other school leaders.

The relationships and network of support I built underpinned my leadership success; effective mentoring was at the heart of my experience. I encourage you to get in touch, let’s start a professional relationship that will support your growth, development and at the very least preserve your sanity.

Diana Osagie BSC (hons) MA NPQH PQSI ILM5


Jessica Pero

Jessica Pero is a Careers & Self Development Coach and CEO of Elevate LDN Career Coaching, a company that delivers bespoke Careers and Lifestyle Coaching to support individuals become the best version of themselves.

With a career in the Employability and Skills sector spanning almost a decade and a flair for empowering individuals of all ages and backgrounds, Jessica’s wealth of knowledge and experience has developed into a unique and holistic approach that equips her clients with the tools necessary to achieve their personal goals and unlock the physical and psychological barriers that shape and inform their choice.


Phone: 07958489335

Sayce Holmes-Lewis

My name is Sayce Holmes-Lewis and I am the founder of Mentivity.

I am extremely dedicated and passionate about mentoring our youth, providing a platform in which they can flourish into the best versions of themselves through continual support, guidance and self-education.

I want to change the way we educate our youth within formal and informal settings and through Mentivity, we will achieve this goal both at home and abroad.

If you are interested to learn more about what we do please visit our website at:


or contact me via telephone on:

Phone: 07484 854 893

Carol Shepherd

Carol Shepherd has been called inspirational. A former headteacher, she has been an extraordinary leader in the world of education for over 20 years’; leading, empowering and inspiring thousands of secondary school children, young adults and aspiring leaders. She led with her vision for creating a better world for all.

Carol believes passionately in ‘giving back’ and her coaching and mentoring work with aspiring leaders in particular BME women has seen them achieve goals they did not think was possible. Carol coaches, mentors and trains women, with the aim of empowering them to live the life they deserve; having successful businesses, careers, work/life balance and positive relationships.

Business Name: CS Coaching & Development Ltd


Claude Murray

Claude has over a decade worth of experience in supporting young people and families.

He is a qualified integrative counsellor and a registered member of the of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

He believes through the right therapeutic relationship an individual can discover a sense of self, solace, healing and freedom.

As a practitioner his holistic approach has enabled him to work on trauma units within the NHS accompanied by working in the education sector and criminal justice system. In addition, Claude has worked for a number of leading charities and currently manages a nationally recognised mentoring service located in South East London.

For further enquiries;


Integrative Counsellor

BACP Registered