John W

John Wanklyn

Managing Director

Our new Managing Director – John Wanklyn joins us from the IT industry, where he has helped several companies define successful business, market and product development strategies and brought radically new concept products to market.

John has served as a Director on several International Company Boards with a successful record of driving profitable growth in complex and competitive B2B markets.

Jon Hemming

Jonathan Hemming

Associate Director

Jonathan joined ACHiiVE in January 2013 after spending ten years in service industry management, where he specialised in sales growth within targeted markets and developing people by utilising their strengths and addressing skills gaps.

The social aspect of his work is something Jonathan has found extremely rewarding, and has opened doors to travel and to gain unique insights into the modern NHS and its complexities.

This richness of experience is central to his role at ACHiiVE, which has fed a fascination with healthcare systems globally as well as at home.

Rachael Stebbings

Rachael Stebbings

Commercial Director

Rachael started her career in London, where she spent over 10 years working in Marketing, delivering campaigns for the following sectors FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Financial Services and Automotive.

Rachael has developed her training and facilitation skills to promote capability building and she delivers performance improvement workshops. She is also a qualified performance / business coach.

Rachael is extremely personable and motivated. She is fully committed to developing best in class experiential learning programmes.

Martyn Crossley

Martyn Crossley

Learning and Development Director

Martyn joined ACHiiVE in September 2015 and has over 24 years training experience within the Pharmaceutical Industry. He has delivered training workshops for sales teams, managers and health care professionals both in the UK and internationally.

Martyn has also worked with sales, management and leadership teams outside the pharmaceutical arena and is passionate about learning and development. He is also a qualified sports coach.

Luke Lowrey

Luke Lowrey

Senior Software Developer

Luke joined ACHiiVE in 2016.

With experience in the technical events industry, Luke develops and maintains the ACHiiVE software simulations, as well as providing onsite technical assistance for training events globally.

Claire Harrison

Claire Harrison

Creative Assistant

Claire joined ACHiiVE in 2017 as a Technical Assistant. With a background in Art and Animation, she has experience in many creative areas.

Claire is responsible for all design aspects of the company as well as maintaining and updating the website.

Jonathon Cowell

Jonathon Cowell

Events and Projects Executive

Jonny joined ACHiiVE in 2018.

Jonny has a background in Events and Hospitality, he is responsible for the event project management. Jonny has developed a passion with Healthcare events management, having worked in this sector for three years.


Simon Dann

Senior Software Developer

With experience in developing software products for the pharmaceutical industry, Simon develops and maintains the ACHiiVE SaaS solutions as well as providing technical assistance


Christopher Pitts

Medical Learning and Development Director

Chris initially trained as a General Practitioner before joining the pharmaceutical industry as an MSL. Over the last 15 years he has held a variety of field and office-based roles within UK Medical Affairs up to Medical Director level, and has managed teams of MSLs and office-based medics across a range of therapeutic areas.

During his time in the industry, he gained significant experience in leading, developing and coaching individuals and designing and delivering training programmes, as well as being instrumental in developing and executing medical strategy for a number of launch products.