The team
Danielle Simmonds, Founding Director
Danielle is founding director of Silver Lining Training with over 18 years experience in global Training and Development, in both the private and public sectors. She has designed and delivered interactive training for individuals, teams and leaders across diverse industries. Her passion is supporting people and organisations to manage pressure effectively and build resilience during times of uncertainty and change.
She is an inspiring trainer, facilitator and executive coach. Her style is engaging and memorable. Danielle has a proven track record of empowering people to shift their perspectives. Her innovative programmes successfully combine business expertise and psychological principals. She is often sought out for her insight and sensitivity in working across cultures. Danielle has a strong reputation for developing enjoyable and accessible programmes, infused with creativity. [click here to read more]

After graduating, Danielle worked in health education for 10 years as an accomplished director, writer and performer. Subsequently, she founded Silver Lining Training in 2002, focusing on stress management. Her passion for learning and development naturally led her to the arena of resilience, becoming her specialism. In recent years Danielle has managed and delivered global resilience programmes with BP Lubricants, for in-house trainers, leaders and teams. Since 2008, her programmes have been translated into several languages and continue to be successfully rolled out globally. Danielle has a Diploma in Stress Management and Cognitive Behavioural Techniques (CBT), is a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), a Certified Coach and is fully trained in Birkman psychometric testing.
When gently prised away from her training materials, Danielle can be found salsa dancing, singing, meditating, writing and seeking out the sunshine.

Silver Lining Associates are carefully selected for their contribution to interactive training in business. Our committed, insightful team consists of leadership and management trainers, performance coaches and consultants with international experience.
Our passionate people, from diverse industry backgrounds, have outstanding reputations for delivering excellent results. They combine specialist knowledge with qualifications across: business, psychology, management, arts and education. We continuously work together to ensure our programmes deliver results.