Realworld are Paul Everitt, Rachael Hounsell, Ruth Evans and Gereon Becker, plus a network of trusted associates. Paul, Gereon and Rachael all come from multi-national corporate backgrounds and have real-life experience of managing international teams and are comfortable working with high calibre managers from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities, enabling them to apply corporate thinking, experience, methods and discipline to their approach. Ruth manages our business development and brings with her a wealth of account management experience. As a boutique talent engagement consultancy we work with organisations of all sizes in all sectors helping them improve their performance by selecting, engaging and retaining their people.

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Paul Everitt

Paul founded Realworld in 2005. He has a degree in Psychology, is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has many years of HR and Leadership Development experience, including five years as Head of Learning and Development for a large multi-national corporation.
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Rachael Hounsell

Rachael has a degree in Languages and IT and has around 15 years’ experience of working within and managing small and large IT teams. Rachael joined Realworld in 2007. She has a Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring from the Oxford School of Coaching and Mentoring and coaches managers from a range of organisations in addition to delivering coaching skills training.
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Ruth Evans

Ruth is a Psychology graduate with 17 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, Ruth worked in both operational and management roles before specialising in business development. Ruth looks after our business development and account management strategy.
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Gereon Becker

Gereon is a qualified psychologist with around 14 years' experience of working in companies such as Siemens, Ford and Parker Hannifin prior to forming Realworld Germany.

Our Values

It’s not just what we know, but how we do it that makes the difference.

Pragmatic

We keep it simple, focusing on what works in practice without causing you extra work.

Responsive

You’ll be amazed how quickly we respond to you and turn things around. We also know that things change so we’ll adapt to your changing goalposts.

Bespoke

We’ll take the time to share our experience and provide a bit of guidance, but will always adapt the approach to fit your needs.

Generous

We take as much time as you need. We don't clock watch or charge for talking it through or for those ``could you justs``

Conscientious

We work hard to get it done. We’ll check the detail and keep an eye on the plan for you and always do what we say we will.

Personable

We’re also pretty friendly. We’re here to help so hopefully enjoy working together.