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Fleur Sexton DL, Businesswoman of the Year 2017, Deputy Lieutenant representing Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of West Midlands and Managing Director and co-founder of multi-award winning PET-Xi – a high-energy training specialist whose training teams have helped over 100,000 people unlock their potential and achieve their training goals since its inception in 1995.

Newly-crowned Coventry Telegraph Company of the Year 2017, PET-Xi is known across the UK for its relentlessly upbeat training teams and ability to deliver results.

Proud to include 500 schools and many U.K. top employers as partners, PET-Xi delivers intensive training in areas such as IT and Business Administration, support of apprenticeships and delivery of adult Numeracy and Literacy packages. Whether working with schools, SMEs or large multi-nationals, the focus is on innovative training solutions to increase productivity and deliver increased value to the business.

Fleur, married and a mother of 3, is deeply committed to her local community and has set out her manifesto to: 1) Motivate women to find their voice and fulfil their potential, 2) Highlight to Government and employers the real value of investing in skills and 3) to Celebrate the success and achievements of women. She is a Board Member of Coventry & Warwickshire Champions, The Chamber of Commerce, The NSPCC Business Group and Historic Coventry.

Fleur holds a degree in French from Nottingham University and a PGCE from Oxford. Born in Warwickshire & living in Coventry for 16 years, she is corporate sponsor of many community initiatives including Coventry 2021, The Blaze Ice Hockey and official education partner of Wasps Netball & STEM for Girls. She also founded the PET-Xi Foundation in 2014 which raises money for local children.

Fleur Sexton DL won Businesswoman of the Year 2017


PET-Xi Training Ltd. - Founder

Fleur is the founder of PET-Xi Training Ltd, a high-energy training specialist whose multi-award-winning training teams have, since 1995, worked to help over 100,000 people identify training goals and unlock their potential. Relentlessly upbeat staff teams plus high-quality learning resources create a highly-engaging learning experience with an impact that increases business performance, efficiency and satisfaction.

The company are proud to include some of the UK’s top employers as their partners and are renowned for their delivery of professional training programmes in IT and Business Administration.  PET-Xi is also highly sought after for its support of apprenticeships and delivery of adult Numeracy and Literacy packages. Whether working with SMEs or large multinational corporations innovative training solutions are packaged to suit individual requirements.

“There are many types of speakers and the best are able to inspire, engage, connect to their audience and inform whilst creating energy and fun in the room.  I can honestly say that Fleur Sexton is the ‘best kind of speaker’ with warmth and a genuine desire to educate and empower her audience.  As Businesswoman of the Year 2017, Fleur has so much worth sharing with others”.

Louise Bennett OBE DL

Chief Executive, Chamber of Commerce

“I have seen first hand the inspirational effect Fleur has on the skills and careers of young people. Fleur’s influence ensures a ready supply of work-ready, motivated employees”

Monica Fogarty

Joint MD  Warwickshire County Council


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“A personal note to express my sincere thanks for your passionate and well received contribution to the BCC’s Annual Conference last week.  We are so grateful to you for your insights in diversity and how we can all work to achieve positive  change over the months and years ahead!”

Dr Adam Marshall

Director General, British Chambers of Commerce

Contact Fleur

For bookings/media requests, please contact: Kelly Jones at PET-Xi Training Ltd.

“Inspirational lady. Remarkable role model”

Baroness Newlove

Victims Commissioner