About Real Partners

Real Partners is a small social business based in the East Midlands.

Social ventures, community enterprises and voluntary organisations play a vital role in delivering public services, Real Partners passionately believes the sector deserves the same level of professional services and business support that has been offered to the private sector for many years.

Real Partners operates as a social business and therefore offers cost effective services to all its partners, investing in exceptional learning and development which benefits those organisations least able to afford it.

About Michelle Livingston

Michelle is one of the founders and Managing Director of Real Partners, she began her career in human resources management with Boots before specialising in leadership and strategy development; she has held a number of senior management and board roles organisations delivering to the public and private sectors. 

Creative and challenging with comprehensive experience in implementing behavioural change, developing strategy aligned to business goals and managing projects within fast-paced, multi-site businesses. A skilled leadership coach and business mentor with experience of supporting and partnering individuals and teams to achieve new levels of performance.