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Danielle Simmonds

Resilience & Well-being Expert

Danielle Simmonds

Danny Simmonds is one of the UK’s leading experts in resilience and the director of Silver Lining Training. She has worked with a broad range of industries, across the public and private sectors, in the UK and internationally, supporting people to perform at their best in challenging and demanding environments.

Danny’s resilience training programmes empower people during times of uncertainty and change. She equips people with innovative tools which increase their well-being and performance. All her work inspires positive cultures of engaged, high-performing people, across the globe.

An experienced trainer, facilitator, speaker, and coach Danny has over 22 years of experience in learning and development. She has a passion for psychological health, neuroscience, well-being, resilience, and performance.

Her approach is engaging and practical, using tailor-made programmes which are highly participatory and memorable. Learning solutions are always created in partnership with clients and address the specific needs of diverse groups, from new graduates through to the middle, senior and executive management.

Danny advocates multi-media learning which delivers tangible results for businesses and appeals to the different learning styles of delegates. This is achieved by using a combination of tools from the fields of Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Behavioural Science and Mindfulness.


Danielle Simmonds

We work with more than 200 leading Life Sciences companies including:

Working with Life Science Access Academy, our company love the variety of the many courses that are on offer. The hour long courses on specific subjects are really useful on Friday lunchtimes for our field teams and gain a lot of interest.

Life Science Access Academy are also super flexible and helpful when it comes to tailoring some additional sessions to our needs.

Marsha Gray, Training Specialist

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

We have been partnered with LSAA for several years now which has enabled our team members to develop their competencies and capabilities.

With over 700 learning modules, regular webinars on highly relevant topics across the UK, the opportunity to engage with expert speakers after events and regular blogs and newsletters, the platform is a highly valued resource at Ferring.

The team also provides regular usage statistics so we can understand the hot topics in Ferring and enable colleagues to share knowledge and experience with each other.

Paul Runeckles, Director of Execution Excellence


Frontier Medical has fully implemented, Life Science Access Academy allowing Sales and Marketing to utilise the system. Maximising on line learning for all remote staff stimulates a culture of self-development giving individuals the accountability and responsibility to broaden their skills set.

Life Science Access Academy training is topical and a good fit for the faced paced healthcare market.

Simon Warden, National Sales Manager

Frontier Medical Group

I have found the training via the Life Science Access Academy to be excellent and I know many of my colleagues have as well.

The content is always kept up to date and there is huge and interesting variety of topics covered. The site is curated in a way that makes it clear and easy to navigate. Also, the staff at Life Science access Academy are friendly and responsive and all the experts are always knowledgeable in their areas.

Richard Edmonds

Gedeon Richter Women's Health

The variety and relevancy of content brings value to many different roles across the healthcare industry.

I have also been overwhelmed by the way the Life Science Access Academy team have accommodated our own business needs, being sensitive yet responsive to helping us since its formation.

Robb Sayers, UK Capability Lead

ViiV Healthcare