9th January: Red Tiger Consulting Ltd incorporated by Steve, focusing on Consultancy and Filming

26th January: Red Tiger Consulting received first piece of commissioned work doing pomo film for dual factor authentication company

October: Retained by Grant Thornton to support their Insight & Analytics team


January: Red Tiger Consulting launches Salary Survey with the SLA

June: Paul leaves BT – Global Services after 14 years to start Red Tiger Talent

17th August: Red Tiger Talent Ltd incorporated by Steve and Paul



Steven Halsall

Founding Director (Talent, Coaching, Training)

Coaching and Consulting Lead 

Steve is an experienced and well respected head hunter, location planner, trainer and coach.

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He has worked in analytics for over 25 years – with various senior roles in consulting and client side. He is also an experienced entrepreneur – having successfully started 5 businesses to date, two of which went on to be acquired.

His real passion is to help build successful teams that evolve their capability (skills, software and data) in order to meet the everchanging requirements of analysis and insight. 

In his spare time he is mainly kept busy with his two young children, following his beloved Liverpool FC and going on very long walks with his trusty working cocker spaniel.   He is currently writing a book which he hopes to publish in 2022. 


+44 (0) 7979 756 257

Paul Halsall

Founding Director (Talent, Coaching, Training)

Talent and Training Lead

Paul is an experienced head hunter, data and insight specialist, trainer and coach.

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His experience lies in Location Planning and Mapping but more recently within Business Management, working internationally on a variety of accounts.

Paul has worked for a range of companies from small start-ups to large blue-chip companies (both consulting and client-side) and wants to use his experience and technical knowledge to help clients find the right talent and also to help individuals progress their careers.

Paul has 1 wife, 2 dogs and 2 children at home and when they are boxed-off he likes to listen to music, train for triathlons, socialise and watch football (when allowed).


+44 (0) 7918 653 877

Chloe Feather

Research and Marketing Manager

Chloe is a recent Human Geography graduate, working as Red Tiger’s research and marketing manager.

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Having graduated from the University of Leeds in 2021, Chloe is our newest addition to the team and is the research and marketing manager.

As a passionate reader, she enjoys sharing reviews and book-related content on her Instagram page @readswithchloe. She loves staying active with long walks, going to the gym most mornings, and practicing yoga in her free time. She is also a very creative person, adept in various arts & crafts hobbies such as jewellery-making, crochet, and painting. Chloe lives in West Yorkshire with her family and is a season ticket holder for Huddersfield Town, often spending her weekends watching football and seeing friends.

+44 (0) 7490 405 653

Steph Durbin

Founding Director (Coaching)

Lead Coach and Strengthscope Master Practitioner

Steph is a co-founder of Red Tiger Coaching and is an internationally accredited Executive Coach, Boardroom Advisor & Psychometrist.

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Her background includes a breadth of industries and functions including Retail, Marketing, Strategy, Property Management and Transformation.

Steph lives in the Yorkshire Dales with her partner Steve, and enjoys the countryside, walking, nature and classic cars – most weekends during the summer you’ll find her working with Steve at classic vehicle shows across the country.


+44 (0) 7985 379 631

Andy Thompson

Founding Director (Coaching)

Lead Coach

Andy is a strategic business leader with co-founder, start-up & corporate experience.

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He has a strong background in retail, leisure and commercial property development specialising in providing business services in consumer behavioural analysis and analytical data systems to clients in these sectors.

He holds a great passion for developing people and helping them realise their full potential in both their personal and work lives.  As a coach he focuses on an individual’s self-esteem, coupled with good physical and mental health, in order to prepare for career success.

A lover of the outdoors, Andy is often planning or taking part in some sort of outdoor activity or expedition – maybe kayaking or sailing, mountaineering or skiing or just sleeping out local to home under the stars, known as bivvying!

Andy is married, with 3 grown up children and enjoys an active life with his family at home or on holiday.


+44 (0) 7979 756 258

Grace Clarke

Research and Marketing Apprentice

Grace is our newest addition to the team, helping Chloe with Red Tiger’s research and marketing.
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+44 (0) 7494 203 287

Simon Ashton

Website Associate

Simon runs Red Tiger’s website and works alongside Ruth on the social media.

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Simon has what can only be described as a multi-faceted career.  He is a qualified dive instructor and has worked in a number of places including Mexico, SouthAfrica and Tanzania.  He is also a qualified coach, having worked for 10 years in Germany supporting many businesses and individuals.  He owns and operates a Trek and Safari business called Kilimanjaro Climbing Company (  He is a creative person; when he’s not building website he likes to practice on his guitar. 

 He now lives with his wife in Southport and enjoys keeping the local village hostelries in business and looking after his dog and two teenage children. 

+44 (0) 7746 40 30 50

Ruth Holroyd

Marketing Associate

Ruth is Red Tiger’s Marketing Associate. She is also a freelance marketing specialist, copywriter, blogger and author. 

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Ruth has specialised in marketing for over 25 years, now working freelance helping companies with copywriting, marketing administration and social media. Her clients include Red Tiger (Talent, Coaching and Training), The Society for Location Analysis, Talk Health, The Travellers Rest and The Oaks Brewing Company, to name just a few.

She also runs award winning blog which aims to help those with life limiting chronic conditions such as eczema, topical steroid withdrawal, asthma, allergies and anaphylaxis. She won the Free From Hero Award 2021 at the FreeFrom Food Awards and her blog has won countless awards for Best Allergy Blog, Best Health blog etc.

She has written two books: The Reluctant Allergy Expert – How to kill the fear that anaphylaxis could kill you which focuses on anxiety and fear and how to live with the daily challenge of living with a life limiting condition. Secondly a  poetry collection for people with eczema, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and topical steroid withdrawal, called The Shape of Skin. Both are available on Amazon and have received fantastic reviews.

Ruth loves trail running, yoga and walking and also enjoys reading, baking freefrom (often burnt) cakes and pottering in her garden and would like to try wild swimming if she can get over her fear of what you can’t see below you in the water!


+44 (0) 7979 855 047