Phil Chambers is a ThinkBuzan Master Trainer, trained by Tony Buzan (Originator of Mind Mapping) and Vanda North (Founder of Buzan Centres), a Registered Accelerated Learning trainer, a Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and a member of the Professional Speaking Association.
Prior to entering the training profession Phil worked as a computer programmer and has an honours degree in Physics and Chemistry from the University of Durham. Drawing on this scientific background, he is one of the few people to successfully apply Mind Mapping to I.T. training and mathematics.
Phil is Chief Arbiter of the World Memory Sports Council, scorer and statistician at the UK and World Memory Championships as well as overseeing national memory competitions around the world. He was a founder member of the Mind Sports Council and the only person to win the Brain Trust’s “Special Services to Memory” award twice (1996 an 2010).
He is the reigning and twice World Mind Mapping Champion, a six times Mind Sports Olympiad Medallist an International Grand Master of Mind Mapping.
Anne Jones has won the World Speed Reading Championship six times and has made many television and radio appearances. In 2015 she was filmed by Sky, the BBC and ITV at the launch of Harper Lee’s novel “Go Set A Watchman”. Anne read the entire book in twenty-five minutes and thirty-one seconds, before being interviewed by local, national and international press, including The Wall Street Journal.
This year Anne celebrates twenty years of being a speed reading trainer and teaching speed reading to a wide variety of audiences, both in the UK and abroad.