The Author

Andree Funnell

Andree Funnell

Andree has spent over 20 years working as an HR and training manager in large corporate organisations. In 2002, she left full-time employment to start her own business consultancy, Aspiring Future Competence (AFC) who are based on the Essex/Hertfordshire border. AFC is a triple award-winning learning, development and coaching consultancy created to help others aspire to reach their full potential.

Andree believes that core values and living authentically are the essence of an individual’s personality and behavioural traits. Andree works to support clients who are seeking to improve their self-confidence, self-belief and personal impact.

Andree’s coaching company, AFC, is an award-winning consultancy. In August 2018, they won the SME News – UK Enterprise Award for ‘Best Personal Coaching Consultancy 2018’. The award was based on performance outcomes, delivery of coaching programmes and excellent service and commitment provided to their clients.

Andree is a sought after inspirational speaker and facilitator who loves nothing more than helping people develop themselves to achieve what they desire, discover their true selves and identify the person who is hiding ‘Behind the Mask’.


Behind the Mask book


• There are many exercises throughout the book that help you evaluate your life, dscover who you are, what you want from life and how to get it.

• You will find a variety of case studies that provide some context to real life.

• Read your e-book on tablet or I-Pad. No matter where you are your e-book goes with you.

Behind the Mask Training Course

This training course is the starting point in the journey for discovering the authentic self. As the Harvard Business Review declared in January 2015, “Authenticity has emerged as the gold standard for leadership.”

Emotional Intelligence Training Course

Leaders who are Emotionally Intelligent get enhanced results and inspire  the most loyalty. This course helps individuals deepen their understanding of their own and other peoples’ emotions in order to improve working relationship.