Realworld are Paul Everitt, Rachael Hounsell 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 people from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities, enabling them to apply corporate thinking, experience, methods and discipline to their approach.

As a boutique consultancy we work with organisations of all sizes in all sectors helping them improve their performance by selecting, engaging and retaining their people.

Meet the team

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.

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.

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.

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


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.


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.


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”


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.


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