Fact for the month: Gazing have providing training programmes in over 60 countries giving us a significant amount of experience in a variety of domains.

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Uniquely designed programmes proven to enhance performance under pressure. Choose your sector here:


There are thousands of businesses, large and small, offering various types of training, so what sets Gazing apart? No one can offer you greater proven expertise in maximising the ability of individuals, teams, and organisations to perform to their full potential when the pressure is on, no matter what your field. Gazing works with clients in the UK as well as globally and have the ability to deliver training and coaching programmes in many different languages.

Meet the core team members here and click on their picture to read their profile.

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Gillian Bagan
Client Manager


Emmanuelle Dehon
Client Manager


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Gazing Performance License Holders Limited

Original founding partner profiles

DR. Ceri Evans

After graduating in Medicine in New Zealand, Ceri attended Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship where he studied Experimental Psychology. He then specialised in forensic psychiatry and completed a PhD in which he interviewed over 100 violent offenders. Ceri played professional football in the English first division and made 85 appearances for New Zealand. Ceri is the Clinical Director of a Regional Forensic Service, has given expert evidence in criminal cases, and has published on traumatic memory. Ceri has been invited into various contexts to address performance under pressure, including international rugby, football, cricket, NRL, AFL and corporate environments.

Dr Ceri Evans works independently but remains a Director of Gazing Performance Systems Licence Holders Limited. He can be contacted via

Renzie Hanham QSM - Director

A leading graphic designer, with a wealth of experience in the field of sports psychology, Renzie works closely with Dr. Ceri Evans in Gazing product development.

Renzie’s finely honed skills, developed over 40 years of operating his own graphic design business, give Gazing its distinctive visual edge. His expertise in this area was recognised by an invitation to join the judging panel of the New York Art Director's Club International Design Awards.

Renzie was employed as a mental skills coach for the New Zealand Triathlon Academy and was at the Sydney Olympics with the NZ triathlon team. He has worked with numerous world champion athletes, and premier teams in a variety of sports. Along with Ceri Evans he was involved with the All Blacks prior to the 2011 World Cup and currently works with the Crusaders and Canterbury rugby teams. He assists coaches in a mentoring capacity and his services to the community were recently acknowledged with a Queens Service Medal.

He is a former champion Judo player and a New Zealand representative in Kyokushin Karate. He is a black belt in Judo, an 8th degree Black Belt in karate, and head instructor for Seido Karate in New Zealand.

John Esposito - Director

John is a co-founder of Gazing Performance Systems, and is now based in New Zealand. He continues to deliver our programmes in that region.

John initiated the development of Gazing following a ten year career working for a blue chip multi-national corporation. John has conducted successful training programmes in more than twenty countries, including presentations by interpreter. He has an outstanding international reputation in training.

John has also achieved high standards as a sportsman. He holds a fourth degree black belt in karate, has competed at national level and was responsible for establishing a karate school in London.

Martin Fairn - Chief Executive Officer

Martin has been with Gazing from the beginning, and as a co-founder has combined his knowledge gained from many different corporate roles, primarily at Xerox, to develop Gazing’s unique approach of equipping individuals and teams to perform well under pressure.

Martin’s role centres around facilitating executive coaching and senior team development programmes focused on helping leaders develop and sustain an organisation to deliver consistently improving performance in high pressure environments. This work can include conference and seminar work as well as traditional training programmes.

Alongside his professional roles, Martin has enjoyed a successful Rugby Union career playing for Coventry and he was also selected for England’s student team.

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"The techniques that we learnt from Gazing form the backbone to our department. The team believe in it and use it everyday. It has had a significant impact on the performance of the team, not only in terms of sales, where the numbers have gone up, but the team feels less stressed too".
Ian Roberts, Head of Avis Sales Direct, AVIS

“Gazing gives us a concise structure that we can always go back to; something we can refer to, in good times or when things are a little more difficult. In a multicultural business, the Gazing approach is invaluable because it gives us a common language, a shared understanding”
Andy Hurt, General Manager, Xerox Emirates

“The Gazing training our leadership team just completed is fantastic. By far the most relevant sales management training I have done”
Sales Director, OpenText

"My job as coach is not just to make them better at passing and tackling - as rugby players - but better people too. The red to blue training brought about a series of tactics which can transcend sport, it has given the boys a common-sense way of approaching things, whether they’re on the pitch, in an exam or just going about their everyday lives.”
Jim Kottler Richmond Rugby Club

"Gazing performance provided me with a simple set of tools that helped and continues to help me perform under pressure. Knowing what I can control in any given situation combined with situational planning and the control of attention to produce the right mind set has resulted in continued improvement in performance both in my professional and personal life.”
Dan Pollen, Teacher

"At Teligent we have used Gazing’s human performance model to align our people and our processes to the activities that really make a difference to our business performance. Our objectives are clear and measurable. The model is simple and workable”
Mark Pilgrim Managing Director, Teligent