The best of life is life lived quietly, where nothing happens but our calm journey through the day, where change is imperceptible and the precious life is everything.

Duncan Fraser


Duncan is the founding director of the Mindful Leadership Foundation and has worked with many senior clients enabling them to be the best person and leader they can be. He has twenty years experience as manager and leader having been CEO, Artistic & Community Director, trainer, funder, marketeer and broadcaster. Duncan is passionate about making a difference and believes that the Mindful Leadership process really can help people to be the best they can be. He has advanced psychotherapy training (CBT, Transactional Analysis, Integrative, Attachment) and is constantly trying to find ways to use the latest learning in the service of others.

In addition to working with top teams he has trained and supervised coaches and given coaching masterclasses.

He is the founding director of the charity Useful and Kind Unlimited which aims to develop and support prosocial leadership in young people which runs summer schools and a quality Mark for Schools.

Carolyn Smith 

Finance Manager

Carolyn has been working in accounts for over fifteen years. She’s a Fellow at the AAT and a member of ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers)

As well as her spreadsheet expertise she is a dab hand at crochet, knitting and baking!