Certified Facilitators

“Many programs talk about collaboration. Prelude actually teaches people how to collaborate. That’s the true beauty of the product.”

Prelude Suite@ training and certification is offered via an online interactive course involving theory and practice. This consists of three modules of two hours each. For more information, please contact us at info@playprelude.com


Judith Heljeberg, Senior Programme Manager in International Development / Director of NGO Programs: Prelude Suite


Senior programme manager with significant experience in International Development. Effectively supervised the successful implementation of multi-country, multi-sectoral projects in Africa, Asia and the UK. Led on design and execution of projects in food security, enterprise development, education, employment, health, climate smart agriculture, WASH and human rights issues (with gender, disabilities and youth as core components). Experience includes strategic planning, financial management, research, monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL).



Christina Levinson, iConnect Consulting, Director of AZN Region: Prelude Suite


Christina brings wide-ranging experience across industry sectors in senior operations, business development and project management. Her roles include organisational development coach, facilitator, trainer, and change agent. She has a significant understanding and a demonstrated track record in the design and implementation of organisational change including cultural and behavioral dimensions. She is experienced in working with a variety of people from all levels of an organisation and capable of working across both the strategic and operational aspects. These skills are complemented by competencies in management, business development, innovation and creativity, as well as in TQM and process improvement methodologies. Christina is also the Lean Construction Institute Australia (LCIA) State Council Member for Queensland.


Wendeline De Zan, Principal Consultant, Managing Partner: Prelude Suite


Clients report higher productivity, greater insights leading to results, and a broader view of themselves in both their work and life contexts after being taught and/or coached by Wendeline.  Her positive energy, knowledge of leadership frameworks, and fierce interest in people and cultures has lead her to work in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and throughout Africa, teaching and coaching executives, managers, and high-potential Young Professionals in some of the world’s leading professional service firms, high tech companies, multinational businesses, banks, and governments including: Citibank, HSBC, RBS, Coutts, BBVA Bancomer, Morgan Stanley, PWC, Marsh, Zurich, Ericsson, Exxon, Microsoft, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, QualComm, Booz Allen Hamilton, Via Sat, SSAB, AtlasCopco, DeLaval, Sandvik, SEB Investment Management, Scania, Saab, British Telecom Mahindra, Egon Zehnder International, and the government of Dubai.

Nimrah Ahmed, Lecturer: Bahria University

nimrah-ahmedI have worked in different capacities and fulfilled duties to assist organizations in planning, implementing and executing goals. My efforts lie in helping uplift organizations, institutions and individuals.




Jessica Foss, Educator & Program Developer


Jessica is a passionate educator who believes in providing her students with authentic learning opportunities. Her interest in preparing students for the world outside of school continues to inspire her in finding innovative ways to approach teaching.  Prior to being a classroom educator, she spent many years working with education based non-profit organizations developing environmental and career development programs.  She’s also secretary for the Manitoba Association of Multi-Age Educators (MAME).


Marsha Shack, Global Educator 

marsha-photoRaised under the swaying branches of Alberta’s boreal forest, Marsha was infused with a deep sense of connection and a curious spirit at a young age.  Dissatisfied with the absence of authentic learning experiences in the structure of the traditional school system, Marsha obtained a Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta and quickly hopped on a plane.  Packed with her were questions:  How do we create a meaningful, community-focused education system? One which responds to the real needs of students, teachers, parents and the local community. Driven by her inquisitive spirit, Marsha spent the better part of 8 years teaching, traveling and seeking answers in classrooms and communities throughout New Zealand, Australia, and Ethiopia.  Upon returning home, she was invited to facilitate the Change It Up! Program, a strengths-based, employment essentials and self-development training program in Maskwacis, Alberta.


Howard B. Esbin, PhD. Master Trainer

Hhbe-photo-roundoward is the creator of the Prelude Suite™. It’s design is informed by his academic research and management experience in international development, philanthropy, and the private sector.




Tim Dixon, M. ED, Leadership & Team Development

Tim’s areas of specialization include: the design and facilitation of Team Effectiveness, Leadership Development and Organizational Change learning programs and workshops; technology-assisted learning such as the development of multi-media simulations and innovation processes using collaborative brain-storming and decision-support technology; and the facilitation of strategic planning processes and stakeholder engagement; as well as implementing employee engagement and organizational effectiveness initiatives.

John Stevens, Facilitator & Editor

John ‘s thirty years’ experience as a writer, editor and fjohn-stevens-photoacilitator allow him to bring a broad range of experience to bear on the task of building meaning and impact into organizational initiatives. “I find the most powerful connections are made when our stories intersect.” John is the principle of the company that developed TeamEverest, the interactive digital adventure simulation that provides compelling experiences, demanding challenges and deep learning opportunities for groups from six to 600.


Korrine Jones, Proteus Leadership 


Author of No. 1 best seller “Virtual Team Reality: The Secrets to Leading Successful Virtual Teams and Remote Workers”, Korrine Jones specialises in working with senior managers to significantly increase the performance and productivity of their virtual teams and organisations. With an MBA in Leadership, Human Resource Management and Entrepreneurship, and 25 years consulting and training experience, Korrine has a strong foundation of current theory and research along with highly developed training and facilitation skills.

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