Our team


The Specialist Generalist is run by Julie Flower and Adam Bissill.  We bring our varied backgrounds in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors and our expertise in training, coaching, facilitation and consultancy to each project.  We also work with a small network of experienced associates who share our enthusiasm, imagination and pragmatism.

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Julie Flower

Founder and Managing Director


Julie is an experienced management consultant, facilitator, trainer and coach. With a varied background in management, including senior roles in the public, private and charitable sectors, Julie's areas of specialism include complex problem-solving, systems leadership and team collaboration and creativity. She also performs improvised comedy and specialises in integrating applied improv techniques into her work with leaders and teams.

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Adam Bissill

Development Director and Education Lead


Adam is a management and organisational development consultant, trainer and entrepreneur with a background in the education sector. Originally a Spanish teacher, Adam has held a number of management positions within independent education, most recently as Boarding Housemaster and Lower Master at Tonbridge School in Kent. His areas of specialism include educational practice, pastoral wellbeing and communication.

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