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Who is Julie-ann James?

CEO/ Founder

Hi, I am the owner of PABS Consulting, where we help businesses of  all sizes, in the Aqua Fitness sector, grow. Before PABS I started Aquababies Global a network of parent & baby swim schools, that continues to grow.

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Here’s the PABS Consulting Team, they’ll advise, train & support you

Our International team are assembled for each assignment, so no matter where you are in the world, we can come to you! Our consultancy training is micro-managed together with teams of consultants in the UK, Cyprus, Italy, France, Turkey, Taiwan and China. We are results driven, with experienced teachers that will help unleash the true potential of your swim school and teachers.

Rachael Green
Rachael GreenGlobal - Franchise Manager
Has been a crucial part of the Aquababies team, starting as the PA for Julie-ann in 2009, she then purchased her own franchise in Surrey in 2012 which she sold to become the UK Franchise manager in 2017.
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Andrea Gilardoni & Antonia Russo
Andrea Gilardoni & Antonia RussoItaly - Master Trainers
Together they tutor their workshops, face to face & online courses.
The courses include: teaching as: didactics, planning, programming, creating a session dealing with the training goals, coaching as: leadership, communication, music, acquafitness first level & advanced, Hydrobike basic & advanced, Interval training; Aquajump, step, treadmill.
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Orkun Kucukemiroglu
Orkun Kucukemiroglu Turkish & Europe - Franchise Manager
Orkun has years experience with careers and interests in many different sports. After studying MBA in college, he started to explore extraordinary projects on sports management. He has been the manager of Aquababies Turkey since 2017 After meeting with with Julie Ann in 2015, he bought and set up the Aquababies Antalya Franchise.
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Kirk Lee
Kirk LeeUK - Moderating Tutor
I have been an international aquatic consultant for over 10 years now,
Education wise I have a Foundation Degree in Professional Studies Adult Learning and Development, a BA Hons in Professional Studies Learning and Development and a Cert Ed in Post Compulsory Education …….
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Adimas Prawiro
Adimas PrawiroPABS Consulting - Manager Asia
Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining from Western Australia School of Mining in Curtin University, Adimas started out his career at Golden Saint Resources (LN:GSR), a London-based mining company with assets in Western Africa. He was actively involved in the pre-IPO of the company. …….
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