About Cygnet

Cygnet is made up of three Whitley Bay dwelling directors, Kelly Oliver Dougall, Ian Dougall and Stephen Poole!

Kelly works full time on Cygnet and is our Executive Director, Career Coach and she completes the CV writing. Kelly is the person you will meet and talk to when you contact us. Kelly takes care of the day to day running of the company, looks after our customers and empowers people to find work. If you’re looking for a career change, Kelly can help.

Ian (Kelly’s Husband) works full time for a small local charity, North Tyneside VODA. He provides input into company programme development and helps to explore new ideas for Cygnet. Ian also makes sure Kelly is well fed and looked after behind the scenes at home.

Stephen works at prestigious accountancy firm Robson Laidler and keeps the company on track by making sure the books are in order and filed on time. In his spare time he likes to develop games and enjoys fell walking and being part of a choir.