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Lawrence Darvill wears numerous hats within the Business Analysis field. Lawrence is the main organiser of BA Management Forum events and is a Director with AssistKD.


Debbie Paul, FBCS CITP, is the Managing Director of Assist Knowledge Development, a training and consultancy company specialising in business analysis, business change and solution development. She has extensive experience in all aspects of business analysis and business process improvement. Debbie jointly edited and wrote the best-selling BCS publication, Business Analysis, and is also the co-author of the BCS publication Business Analysis Techniques. Debbie is the BCS Chief Examiner for Business Analysis and is an accredited SFIA consultant. Debbie is a regular speaker at business seminars and is a founder member of the BA Manager Forum.


Corrine Thomas has over 20 years experience as an analyst across a range of industry sectors, including Local Government, Healthcare, Telecommunications and Financial services. More recently she has developed her own coaching business and is a certified trainer and Master Practitioner of NLP. She is passionate about developing the Business Analysis profession and coaching individuals both in terms of their professional skills and  achieving personal well-being. 


Christina Lovelock is an experienced BA leader who champions entry level BA roles. She is currently chair of the BA Apprenticeship Standard review. She is very active in the BA professional community, attending and regularly speaking at events. In 2019 she co-authored the BCS book, Delivering Business Analysis: The BA Service Handbook. 


Event Feedback

“I’d just like to say that I thought this event was the best ever – thank you.  The speakers were knowledgeable and engaging, and I found the break out sessions a really good way to drill down into some of the issues raised. – I’m definitely looking forward to the next one.”


M.S – Head of BA Practice - Vehicle Leasing Organisation



Congratulations to Jan Doherty, Sandra Leek and Terri Lydiard (senior BA’s with Lloyds Banking Group),
Adrian Reed (Blackmetric) Beth Downing (Diligenta) and Vicky Rothwell (CMEC) who are the
first six applicants to successfully complete the Expert BA Award. All applicants exceeded the expectations of the assessors and have confirmed the
advanced level of capability the Award sets out to recognise.



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