The Team

RGG Associates work with a number of freelance consultants located throughout Yorkshire and The North East of England. They are all experienced practitioners and occupationally competent and qualified assessors and/or internal verifiers.

Erica Rowell


Erica Rowell, co-founder and director, has extensive experience of career development work in schools with young people and with adults. She has worked as a manager, trainer and assessor for Careers and Connexions organisations.

For RGG Associates Erica designs and develops bespoke training programmes for organisations undertaking the Level 4 Diploma in Career Information and Advice and the Level 6 Diploma in Careers Guidance & Development. She has written the course materials & currently delivers the CEC funded Level 6 Certificate in Careers Leadership throughout Yorkshire & Humber and the North East regions.

Louise Harding

Louise Harding, Freelance Consultant, has extensive experience in the careers development sector as a careers adviser working with young people in schools, colleges and the community in London and West Yorkshire.

In addition, she has worked as a manager, trainer, assessor and internal verifier for a number of careers and connexions organisations, including as an assessor for Quality in Careers Standard.

Louise has worked with RGG Associates since 2006 and is an experienced trainer, assessor, and internal verifier. She is currently working with Erica to deliver the Level 6 Certificate in Careers Leadership

Claire Grimwood


Claire Grimwood, co-founder and director, has worked as an adult guidance practitioner since 1993 and assessor/trainer since 2001.

Claire specialises in sourcing Career related and Labour market information for use in the Level 4 and 6 training courses and is an active member of the Humber LEP CEIAG working group.

Recently Claire has written and delivered the new Level 6 Certificate in Careers Triage Interviewing to schools and colleges.

Helga Cline

Helga Cline, Associate Assessor, has experience of working within the recruitment and training sectors with a strong background in coaching and competency-based development.

Since 2009 she has worked in the field of careers guidance with experience of both the adult support and education sectors and holds a Level 6 Diploma in Careers Guidance and Development. Her particular area of expertise is the use and understanding of market information and networks.

Helga is supporting learners to complete their professional qualifications with RGG Associates.

Wendy Kerley

Wendy Kerley, Freelance Careers Adviser, enjoys supporting young people in personal guidance appointments and has worked within connexions centres and in schools throughout Yorkshire for the past sixteen years. As a Registered Member of the Career Development Institute, Wendy is now training to become an Assessor. She is particularly interested in helping others to develop effective guidance interview skills.

Erica Rowell

RGG Associates Limited

The Willows, Melbourne, York, YO42 4SX

Telephone: 01759 318380

Mobile: 07976 937162


Claire Grimwood

RGG Associates Limited

50 Riplingham Road, Kirkella, Hull, HU10 7TR

Telephone: 01482 657003

Mobile: 07816 196073