Clair Fisher MBA, PGCert HE, DipFM, FCMI, FHEA

Clair is the founder & Director of Pashley Fisher ltd. She has significant experience developing teams, leaders and partnerships.

She began her career on the prestigious Civil Service Fast stream holding a variety of posts in Whitehall, Brussels and in Regional  Government, most recently Deputy Director  for 'Place Performance & Partnerships' in the South East.

From 2008 -12 Clair was employed as the part-time Director of a church owned Community Centre – initiating, designing & delivering a ground-breaking partnership with the local council worth more than £100k to deliver services for older people. During the time Clair began taking on additional consultancy roles and freelance opportunities; Pashley Fisher ltd. was founded in 2012 to develop and extend this work.

Clair is a visiting lecturer at Brighton & Surrey Universities, the Training Director for Inspired You, an associate of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, and associate of the Civil Service College,  and a member of the Chartered Management Institute Faculty.  She continues to work regularly across Government as a trainer on the Civil Service Learning contract.  

Clair's colleagues and clients have described her as results focused, committed to excellence and able to deliver under pressure with a high degree of personal integrity. She is actively involved in her local community church, is motivated by getting the best out of others and making change happen. 

Clair's Qualifications


  • Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning (Merit)

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Acadamy

  • ILM level 7 Executive Coaching

  • MBA Public Sector Management, Distinction, University of Brighton (Distinnction)

  • Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute

  • ACCA Diploma in Financial Management

  • Degree in History and Law, University of East Anglia


Jonathan Fisher BSc, MBA, MCMI, GIFireE

Jon is an associate of Pashley Fisher. He has significant experience of leading and developing teams in the Public Sector, particularly in the Fire Service, and inter-agency contexts.  As an NVQ assessor and CMI accredited coach Jon is well placed to deliver both formal training programmes and more bespoke personal development work.   

Jon leads courses on resilient thinking and critical decision making, and works as an independent Fire Safety consultant. He is available for coaching and consultancy in the areas of Organisational Behaviour, Fire Safety and Multi-agency collaborations.

Before joining the Fire Service Jon was in the 6/7 Bn The Queens Regiment, where he won trophies for driving Landrovers! (His current Landrover is a little more 'tidy' than he would like, and he aspires to a 'proper' muddy one that he can break at weekends.)

Jon's Qualifications

  • MBA Public Sector Management

  • CMI 5 Coaching

  • NVQ A1 Assessor


  • BTEC 5 Professional Award in Interactive Management

  • Incident Command Station Manger

  • Level 2 Incident Command

  • FPA NOS up to 4.4

  • Facilitating a Critical Incident by Simulator


Jill Smith

Jill is our company secretary and part time administrative whiz.

Jill's career has included professional secretarial and training posts (including as an NVQ assessor). She now balances administrative work with childcare (she is an Ofsted registered child-carer) and her love of sewing.

For bookings and enquires please contact Clair or Jon directly, but you may well receive confirmations, queries and invoices from Jill.


Other Associates

From time to time we employ or recommend other individuals from our trusted bank of associates. All have relevant qualification and proven track record of delivery.  Full CVs and references for any other individuals working with us on projects will be provided to clients as appropriate.