Our Backgroud

iMatter was established by Karyn Sansom having worked with  organisations and groups such as Primary and Secondary Engineer, Leaders Awards Programs, Institute of Engineer and Technology and Independent schools  introducing and developing children and young peoples through engagement with engineering, promoting engineering careers and supporting group events in schools such as Mock Interviews, and confidence building skills.


Concerned by the lack of access to personal, impartial, confidential life skills coaches and mentors for children and young people; the pressures faced through social media and the growing , heart wrenching trend of suicides amongst our universities graduates.  iMatter aims to prepare its clients for life’s challenges and opportunities providing a sounding board for children and young adults between the ages of 10 through to university with critical independent, confidential tools, tips and advice they need to unlock their potential and grow into confident adults.  



Our Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

To provide critical Life Skills beyond the classroom

Our Vision

To partner with children and young people empowering them to develop their own life skills, develop self confidence, recognise their strengths, identify their development needs; allowing them to contribute effectively in all walks of life.

Our Values

  • Honesty and Integrity in all we say and do
  • Compassion and Gratitude for those we serve and each other
  • Responding quickly to the needs and requests
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and act as a positive role model
  • Provision of guidance and constructive feedback

Karyn Sansom

Background

  

Karyn is a Telecoms Engineer, Service Architect, Service Solution Designer, a Member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), an IET School Liaison Officer and a Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) Ambassador with exceptional people skills. She have been fortunate to be allowed to opportunity to effectively coach, mentor, give inspirational support and drive performance improvement using a range of methods over the last 15 yrs to colleagues,  employees, children and young people. 


Karyn has been working with schools, helping to prepare teenagers for the world of university and business in group settings, by conducting group Mock Interview, supporting business search for work experience, Curriculum Vita (CV) writing as well as developing general skills and confidence. Karyn has also been a key player in the recruitment  of Apprentices and Graduates for a large global corporate and knows what it takes to be successful at interviews.


Karyn's plan is to provide this level of support and guidance to individuals (children and young adults), offering them independent and confidential support outside the school or home setting, while still providing schools and organisations the group-based guidance they need.

Coaching & Mentoring Areas of Expertise

Mentoring

Coaching

Personal Development

Behavioural Development

Performance Management

Business Management

People Management

Talented Management

Business Recruitment 

Graduate Talent Recruitment

Motivational Leadership

Influencing Others

Facilitation

Managing difficult conversations

Managing difficult people

Managing Change


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