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Our UK team


Gaia Vacheva is a leadership coach and the Director of Insight Seminars UK. Gaia has been running Insight Seminars in the UK since 2014. After a corporate career at Havas Media and The Walt Disney Company, she devoted her time to support people to thrive. Her own experience juggling a busy life in London, taking care of two young boys and a family while running an organisation inspired her to serve more women to believe in themselves and unlock their potential. Her passion is to make the world a better place by empowering people to take care of their well-being and the well-being of the planet.

Our Facilitators

Ruth Rochelle was a participant at the first UK Insight Seminar in 1979, organised by Arianna Huffington. She's facilitated Insight seminars for over 20 years.

Ruth Rochelle

Ruth has been with Insight Seminars since the first UK seminar, over 4 decades ago.

She's facilitated Insight seminars in the UK and throughout the world for over 20 years.

She is also a professional coach, working with London's leading marketing and advertising agencies, creating success for both executives and their teams.

An accredited coach, she works with global organisations, e.g. Mondelez (Kraft), BP, the NHS, and the education sector. She also ran the UK Insight business for six years. Ginny has a Bachelors degree in Communication.

Ginny Fraser

Ginny has coached, facilitated and trained people for over three decades. She's facilitated Insight seminars across three continents since 1990.

An accredited coach, she works with organisations, e.g. Mondelez (Kraft), BP the NHS.

Based on her personal experience, Ginny also works with people diagnosed with cancer.

Joey is committed to helping people and workforces find direction, stay on course, meet goals, find fulfillment, and experience more happiness and awareness.

Joe Hubbard, Insight CEO

Joe Hubbard has facilitated motivational, life and work seminars for 25 years.

From Los Angeles' inner city streets, Joe rose above the challenges to attend UCLA and UCSD. Afterwards, he became a motivational speaker and performance enhancement coach.

He's Insight's volunteer CEO, facilitates seminars and CEO of Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global.

Mary Ann Somerville

Mary Ann is an international educator, consultant, executive coach, and curriculum designer.

She is a co-facilitator and masterful designer of the new Insight Masters Class.

Based in Mexico City, Peter is a Productivity Consultants, Executive Coach and founder of Perform Productivity Solutions for Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian speaking countries. He is also Head of Training Latam for Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington´s most recent start up company. He has over 30 years of experience facilitating personal and professional seminars; Culture Change, productivity, team-building, goal achievement, performance, productivity, communication, and leadership training. He is intimately familiar with the differences in culture between different countries in the world. He speaks fluent English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.

Peter Felsmann

Peter first took Insight when he was 16 years old.. He is also is a performance enhancement consultant.

He creates bespoke performance and career goals for professional athletes.

In addition, he shows Fortune 100 employees how to increase their Personal and Organizational Productivity. He has a long standing relationship with Microsoft's top execs as a productivity consultant.

Specialties: Aligning teams with mission, purpose and strategy. Accelerating Productivity and Performance. Passion: helping people lead more purposeful lives Creating Purpose Inspired solutions for a healthy planet

Russell Bishop, Creator

Russell is a recognised expert in personal and professional development.

As the founder of Insight Seminars, he has extensively transformed personal lives and professional organisations ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 companies and to lecturing at MBA programmes.

Helping Executives and Leaders develop the human side of business to increase engagement, align teams and execute against their vision is the work I do.

Leslie Boyer

Leslie has conducted personal and professional development programs for over 25 years.

As a facilitator for Insight, she designed and helps facilitate the month-long Insight IV Semina