About us

We are a small, professional training company based in Bromley. We have a large, modern and fully equipped training centre which is used for exams, studying, seminars, workshops and other events.

We are passionate about learning and development and believe that investment in skills and personal development makes a significant impact on individual and organisational performance. We believe that people can transform their lives with commitment to their own learning and development.

Our Pitman Training courses focus on providing our students with job-ready, practical skills that employers value and need.

Our tailored solutions, including leadership, team, negotiation and customer operations solutions, focus on improving individual and team performance and capabilities.

Our team

Our dedicated team is there to guide, support and encourage you.

Chris has a background in international business and more recently in advisory work. He is a qualified coach and has a long track record of working with individuals and organisations to help them develop their capabilities.

Chris has a degree in physics from The University of Bath and an MSc in Strategic Management from The University of Bristol. He speaks five languages and specialises in leadership, team development and negotiation. He is a qualified trainer of The Leadership Challenge®, a qualified Leadership Practices Inventory coach, a Certified Lumina Spark, Lumina Leader and Lumina Sales Practitioner and holds an Institute of Leadership and Management coaching qualification as well as formal qualifications in marketing.

David Costelloe

Director and co-founder

Christopher Panas

Director and co-founder

David has a background in management consultancy, having spent much of his career working for firms such as PwC, PA Consulting, Barclays Global Home Loans, Energis and BT. He has extensive experience in performance improvement and customer operations and has worked on major projects delivering increased revenues for clients.

David has managed and lead teams on complex projects. He provides individuals and organisational clients with practical guidance and advice to help them explore their learning options and requirements.

David has an MA in Engineering, Economics & Management from the University of Oxford and an MBA from IMD.