About Promise Development

Promise Development is owned and run by Alan and Stephanie Butland, a husband and wife team based in Northumberland and operating throughout the UK.

Alan and Stephanie have a shared belief in the potential of individuals and how, with the right training, potential can be converted into company performance.

Promise Development believes in:

- delivering measurable results

- making a positive difference

- consultation and collaboration


Alan Butland

Alan came to Promise with substantial central government experience of training, organisation development, and consultancy,and a reputation as "a quiet radical". He is an Associate of the National School of Government, a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, and a former President of Kingston Chamber of Commerce.

Alan's specialist areas include change management and learning and development strategy.

To email Alan direct, click here. You can also call Alan on 07962 169 645.

Stephanie Butland

Stephanie has a background in training delivery, development and design, and takes an innovative and enthusiastic approach to the facilitation of learning. She is particularly skilled at working with teams to help them to take a different approach, and has been accredited by Dr Meredith Belbin and Dr Edward de Bono to deliver their programmes.

She is qualified as de Bono Master Trainer in Six Thinking Hats - one of less than 30 people worldwide who have reached this level.

Stephanie also holds a CIPD Certificate in Training Practice.

To email Stephanie direct, click here. You can also call Stephanie on 07920 444 647.