Programme facilitators

Meet the Women's Leadership Programme facilitators 

The Women's Leadership Programme was developed by Pure and People & Performance Ltd in 2014 and has been designed to develop aspiring female professionals in the East of England. 

Christina Youell, Director, People & Performance. Christina has been a Board member in a number of large public sector organisations and has worked with boards in the private sector. She understands what it takes for women to be successful in the boardroom. She is passionate about helping individuals progress and achieve their potential. She has designed and delivers this unique Women’s Leadership Programme to advance gender equality in the eastern region. She is an Executive Coach, a highly effective facilitator and expert in creating a safe and supportive learning space.

Caroline Batchelor, Director, Pure. Caroline, a graduate from Manchester University, joined Pure from its inception in September 2002 and has over 17 years recruitment experience. Since 2006 she has been responsible for recruiting HR professionals across Cambridgeshire, covering all levels and sectors. She regularly attends CIPD evenings and organises HR events to enable her candidates and clients to share knowledge. She has developed long-standing relationships with her ethical approach to recruitment and thorough understanding of how to deliver a quality service. With a qualification in coaching, Caroline is able to support her candidates to develop their own potential in terms of their career development.

Lynn Walters, Executive Director, Pure. Lynn is a co-founder and Director of Pure and leads Pure Executive. She has significant experience in recruiting board roles (Executive and Non-Executive) for organisations in the East of England. She enjoys advising and building senior management teams, building trusting, lasting relationships and connecting people. Lynn also founded Best Employers Eastern Region, an employee engagement initiative, Board Ready Talent Scheme and alongside the Women’s Leadership Programme supports both people and organisations across the East of England to develop and thrive.