About MPI Learning
Learn about our history and successes
Our History – MPI was founded in 2008 by Jerry and Mike with the aim of offering new and exciting learning solutions that help businesses worldwide. As you can see, we’ve come a long way since then.
With over 30 years learning and development experience, MPI is able to deliver measurable and demonstrable results to businesses of all sizes and industries.
Not only that, but we really are a friendly bunch to work with.
How we’ve grown
MPI was founded in 2008 by Mike and Jerry with the aim of offering new and exciting learning solutions that help businesses worldwide. As you can see, we’ve come a long way since then.
2008 – Jerry founds MPI
Jerry found’s and establishes MPI LLP in the UK.
2009 – Mike Willoughby Joins
Mike Willoughby joins MPI LLP as co-founder.
2010 – The MPI office opens
MPI opens its first office in the business park next to East Midlands Airport, Derbyshire.
Carolyn Mee Joins
Carolyn Mee joins as Head of Business Services having previously worked for 17 years at AstraZeneca.
Nick Brown Joins
Nick Brown joins the MPI team, managing the brand, website, creative needs and our technology/security.
2011 – Jenni Waller joins
Jenni Waller joins from Barclays having been a key client for many years and having held senior learning roles internationally for the Bank.
Emma Barton joins
Emma Barton joins the Business Services Team, having previously worked at AstraZeneca alongside Carolyn as Executive PA’s.
2012 – MPI in the UAE
MPI Grows its presence in the UAE – Working with clients: Barclays, HSBC, CBQ and Emirates Airlines.
2015 – MPI Gulf opens
MPI Gulf opens its first office in Dubai – Headed by Richard Beatie who joined from Informa Middle East, and Constantinos Kassappis from Logicom.
2016 – MPI Americas opens
MPI Americas opens its first US office in Raleigh NC. Headed by Don Billow joining from Cisco, a long-standing client of MPI.
2017 – Asia, Africa & Russia
MPI continues to expand its reach working for clients in Asia, Russia and Africa.
Nikki Kaur Joins
Nikki joins the team in Dubai as the head of Business Development – Nikki joins from Oakwood International.
Diane Brown Joins
Diane joins the team in the UK to expand our Business Development team, formally a Senior Manager at Vodafone Qatar.
2020 – New UK office
After 10 years in our original premises, we have now moved to our super new offices in central Loughborough.
Felicity Gardiner Joins
Felicity Gardiner joins our team, supporting our brand, social media and marketing strategy. Felicity is a Marketing Graduate from Birmingham City University.
2021 – MPI Rebrands
MPI has evolved and adapted to the challenges of the new world, with new business channels and a focus on virtual, blended and digital learning. To reflect this transformation MPI has rebranded as MPI Learning a fresh perspective and persona, better representing who we are and what we do now and into the future.
Our directors bring a wealth of knowledge and experience from different sectors of business and disciplines. They are here to help you get the most out of your people.
Founding Partner & Director
His 25 year career in both retail and direct sales management with several blue chip British companies has given him unrivalled expertise in these areas. Jerry has worked in international consulting since 1997 with specific responsibility for Executive Coaching, Senior Management Development and has extensive experience around the processes relating to the selection and development of Sales Forces.
Founding Partner & Director
Mike has worked in UK and international financial services and banking for over 30 years.
He is a certified practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming and is accredited as an Executive Coach and Top Team Development Facilitator, working with people at all levels within the client business.
Our global reach
MPI’s network of learning and development experts has a global reach and works to bring superior learning and development to our customers wherever they are in the world. Each year, we train an average of 12,000 people in more than 35 languages.
We don’t just translate content from our language into yours, we hand-pick local expert
coaches to give you a bespoke culturally aligned learning experience.
Our Principle Consultants
Our Consultants, Trainers & Designers are some of the best in the industry. Hand picked for each project, we ensure they are the right people to deliver, design and lead your people through their learning journey.
Dr Angela Armstrong
Emre Hasan Saylik
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