Our Team

John Urwin

Co-Founder, M.A.psych., Adv.Dip Ed SEBD, Cert. in Management

John brings over 30 years’ experience in the field of Behaviour management to BARA System. Former residential headteacher for 13 years, Director of Focus4words Ltd, a company dedicated to consultancy& training, with also 15 years as a Principal Tutor for Team Teach, John is a lead advisor and consultant to many schools and children’s homes across the UK.

He is currently providing expert opinions on injury claims in Schools & Children's homes, based upon behaviour and associated risk management; and claims against staff in the way they have physically managed students.

Tony Ryall

Co-Founder, HND in Social Care

Tony is a former head of 2 residential settings (12 years) and has experience in children’s homes, transport organizations & fostering bodies. He has worked in Kenya, Malta and The Falkland Islands supporting Education Authorities in Managing Behaviour Management. Tony has over 15 years experience as a Principal tutor for Team Teach.

He is also a Behaviour Consultant for Mencap and a Principal Consultant for Rockwell Education Services. Lastly he is a Director of Tony Ryall Training Ltd which provides individual training in the management of challenging behavior.

Andy Dalgliesh

Co-Founder, B.A., Qualified in Prince 2 and Lean Six Sigma methodologies

Andy has over 15 years experience in the Financial Services industry performing Project Management and Business Analysis for top tier organisations including Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and HSBC.

His specialisms include running strategic IT infrastructure projects and process efficiency analysis (Lean Six Sigma) for finance and regulatory change programs. Andy runs the technology underpinning the BARA System.