Our experienced team draw on experience from both the public and private sectors. Propel brings the very best practice from a wide variety of industries to improve personal performance whilst reduce human error in the work place.


Matt Lindley, Director

Matt joined the Royal Air Force in 1995 and qualified as a pilot flying the Hawk Fighter Jet. He then specialised in VIP transport becoming a Training Captain on The Royal Squadron. He was responsible for flying members of the Royal Family, The Prime Minister and Cabinet world wide for over 10 years. Matt became a Qualified Flying Instructor and was responsible for training on the RAF Hawker aircraft. Whilst in the RAF Matt became a civilian Crew Resource Management Instructor, developing a particular interest in non-technical training, human performance and error management . In 2006, Matt joined a major international airline, initially flying the Airbus A320 and from 2012 to the present day, the Boeing 747-400. Outside of aviation Matt has worked extensively in a wide variety sectors including healthcare, central government and the pharmaceuticals.


Mark Graham, Associate

Mark Graham flew the Tornado fighter as a pilot in the RAF and was subsequently selected for prestigious exchange posting with French and Saudi Air Forces, where he instructed student fighter pilots. He then commanded the RAF Central Flying School's basic fast jet instructor training squadron, where he very successfully brought in numerous innovative training initiatives to improve non technical and performance skills.

Mark is now a commercial pilot flying European routes. He is also a human factors consultant providing training support to companies and institutions, carrying out training needs analysis, course design and development. He is passionate about improving the understanding of human performance, and teaching practical skills to improve operational performance.


Samantha Adams, Associate & Client Relations

Samantha Adams has over 20 years experience in international advertising working for the world’s leading media brands including the BBC, Wall Street Journal and Fortune Magazine

Prior to joining Propel Performance, Sam spent 11 years at The New York Times as a Regional Advertising Director, leading Luxury Advertising across the UK and Northern Europe, whilst also managing the New York Times’ commercial interests in India. Sam regularly presented to clients at the most senior level, creating innovative partnerships with global brands such as Rolex, Apple, Bosch, and Incredible India.

In 2015 she took part in the Clipper Round the World yacht race, winning the South Atlantic crossing and coming 3rd overall. The challenge reinforced her knowledge on leadership, team work, and decision making under stress.

Sam draws on her commercial credentials and crew/sailing experience, to deliver Propel training. In addition she will handle all the logistics of your experience with Propel Performance.