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Daniel is a highly driven and passionate business leader. With extensive experience and knowledge within the IT education sector he’s driven by helping people and businesses grow. Having worked within senior positions at the UK’s largest IT Apprenticeship provider and the world’s largest independent IT training provider he’s keen to bring that all together to provide industry leading career courses with The Training Room.
Daniel believes The Training Room have a fantastic place in the market in providing people with the knowledge and skills needed to kick start an IT career. By working with IT companies of all sizes Daniel is ensuring that our courses are designed for the employer by the employer and built to provide our students with the best training possible.
Outside of work Daniel loves writing regular blogs on LinkedIn and creating social content. He enjoys reading business books, listening to music, watching films and the odd box-set binge.
His passions include:
Andrew Powell is CEO at The Training Room and an accomplished International business leader who has worked across many different environments and industries throughout his professional career.
His formative years were spent serving with the British Military to include serving for several years with the UK Special Forces.
His professional career has enabled him to operate across: Retail, Professional Services, Telecoms & IT, Government, Consulting, Financial Services & now The Private Equity space.
He has several key passions in his life:
Andrew Joined The Training Room in January 2014 and believes that the ethos of the business, in working extremely hard to get talent into work, is a very worthy cause that he is very proud of.
His ambition for the company is to be placing 10,000 people into work per annum within the next five years by connecting talented people to educational and employment based opportunities.
Paul has worked for The Training Room since 2009 and has been in a privileged position to see the business move from strength to strength. Paul believes strongly that anyone should be able to further their career and job opportunities via the medium of training regardless of their economic situation.
Paul and his team have worked hard to enable students to start their dream career.
Paul is a previous graduate of Politics and Social Studies at the University of Southampton and a Poole Grammar School alumni.
His passions include:
Paul shares the ambition of wanting to see 10,000 students qualified and into new careers within the next five years.
You can follow Paul on twitter on @ArnieTTR or connect on LinkedIn.
Lyndsey has worked for The Training Room since 2013 and is responsible for the people and student welfare of the business in addition to wider field operations. Having operated in numerous high level HR and Operations roles Lyndsey brings with her an understanding that the people; whether internal or external are the most important elements of any business.
Lyndsey looks after the Student Services team that are responsible for making student dreams a reality and work tirelessly to ensure our graduates have the best job outcomes and prospects. Lyndsey is also responsible for the wider training environment, supporting our Tutor base to offer a world class service to all customers.
Lyndsey is CIPD Level 5 qualified, which enables her in her other accountabilities including leadership of the HR department; supporting internal talent at every juncture to ensure every colleague has the opportunity to realise their full potential.
Her passions include:
Lyndsey's ambitions are for herself and her colleagues to be as successful as possible.
As an experienced leader Greg brings to The Training Room a wealth of core Health & Fitness knowledge, as well as over 10 years performing very senior roles across other key business functions. Having spent many years managing and overseeing successful teams, Greg is now responsible for the wider front end commercial areas of the business.
Greg shares the same vision as that of the business; for The Training Room to be recognised as the best educational provider in each of the sectors within which we train. He firmly believes that teamwork, positivity, hard work and recognition of all staff achievements are the key factors in making any business successful. Greg firmly believes in always providing a very positive and exciting outlook to guide the team to success.
Outside of work, Greg’s main focus is his family. He likes to attend the occasional ‘supercar’ day such as ‘Goodwood, Festival of Speed’ and also likes to socialise with friends.
Lizzy has worked for The Training Room since 2014. Lizzy is a previous graduate of Accounting and Finance at the University of Plymouth and a member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
She has multiple passions in life with the highlights including:
Chris has worked for The Training Room since 2014. Prior to joining, Chris enjoyed a varied career in corporate and retail finance, including roles in asset servicing, compliance, and regulated customer services.
As Head of Loans and Shared Services, Chris oversees the teams who provide regulated services, and quality and training to the business to ensure that student journeys are managed within legal and regulatory frameworks and exceed student expectations.
Passionate about the inclusive and dynamic culture of The Training Room, Chris empowers his teams to deliver the mission of connecting students to the opportunities they deserve.
Outside of work Chris enjoys spending time with his family, getting outdoors, and reading.
Carl was very helpful, answering all my questions and allowing me explore all my options.
Explained everything very clearly and in depth. Very attentive and communicative
friendly, encouraging , knowledgeable
Very helpful, efficient and fast! What more could you ask for in what is normally a stressful time. The help I received was A* and if I choose to study another course in the future The Training Room is who I will use.
Jennifer Amanda Upshall
Brilliant service, helpful and very professional
Haaris Ahmed Sheikh
Lots of help and advise when needed. Shaun was a star.
What info was given to me was correct in all aspects. I woulduse the Training Room again.
Scott was extremely efficient and always responded to emails straight away, which was very helpful.
Very helpfull and respectfull
Great and efficient service.
Amanda Navarro Lopez
I found the knowledge of the individual I spoke to be quite high and was very kind to answer the questions I had with no problem. Also the efficiency in which I was able to make the booking very good as well as call back calls to be very timely
The service that I have received so far has been great I signed up and within a few days My tutor has sent me material for me to learn.
Really clear explanation. Calls and emails to check all is well, great service from enthusiastic staff.
Looked into doing the course I am currently on for weeks before contacting was phoned at the exact time I requested and was given a through description of what it entails and what I would need to do and how the training room would provide support. I spoke to zafer who even rang me back at a time when he was supposed to go home so I could sign up at home as I was out at the original time of calling he was supportive friendly and helpful. Spoke to my career support after that she explained to me all the chances that would be available to me and how she was going to help me again absolutely amazing knowledge and support. Lastly I spoke to my tutor Dave who gave me his email and phone number aswell as a list of extra materials to help me with my course. In summary I would say that the training room is a fantastic way to online learn ecspecially as a busy adult and that they explained everything to me with great detail and never pressured or forced me to do anything truly amazing company would consider doing other courses in the future.
Very friendly service and person I spoke to answered all my questions.
Very friendly, helpful, understanding and patient.
Services from The Training Room are next to perfect.
Communication from staff was amazing.
Guidance for future and information given also incredible.
Definitely suggest this to others.
The training room team are very helpful, they answered any questions I had and I was at ease with all conversations. I would definitely recommend them.
The training room have been brilliant to me. Ive started something ive always wanted to do but never got round to doing and im so happy ive finally done it thanks to the team.
Attentive informative friendly and professional experience of the booking process with Laura at The Training Room.