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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.
Holly was fantastic. Very polite girl and very informative. She made me feel very enthusiastic about my learning after speaking with her on the phone. Fantastic service in general. Keep up the good work!!!
Vincent, the person whom I spoke to regards my course was excellent in explaining the course content , pricing structures and payment options.
I would highly recommend them.
The trainer Oliver Smallwood is the best tutor I’ve had the pleasure of working with
Sammy was absolutely brilliant
Very good service..Katie Mcgovern was very professional
Brilliant so helpful and polite..
Initially, I had a very friendly and respectful conversation with one of the sales team, a gentleman called Steve Devine, who in subsequent phone calls explained everything in thorough and simple terms. Not only is Steve friendly and have brilliant interpersonal skills, but he is also very supportive and irrefutably goes the extra mile so as to ensure your full understanding of every detail of the course, and that you are well informed about the decisions you want to make.
Yes definitely very helpful and understanding towards my requirements. 😊
You answered any questions that I had.
They was really helpful and friendly , I had a very good experience with the training room service.
Pamela Denise Prosser
They're extremely patient and are never get frustrated with repeating themselves, I was really nervous just for the booking but their service is just great it seems like a breeze!
If I could type all the experiences just in the booking stage this review would be too long.
So long story short... you got nothing to worry about they got you.👊
Really helped me in finding the right product for me, which was the most convenient in terms of learning options and assessment dates and locations
Emma Jane Chandler
Sammy has been looking after me throughout my process.
She’s kept me really informed, made my options clear, offered great and has got me really excited to start the course!
They really care about the customer and make everything easy even through phone I was able to do everything due to their understanding and kindness
Very helpful and informative, have full explanation of details of courses available to me and rang back when they said they would
I've had a really great start in my journey, i have chosen the E-Learning fitmess level 2, PT level 3 and Strength amd Conditioning level 4. Everyone involved has been supportive and have outlined all the details very well. I had doubts about commiting to such a long course with all payments but was made to feel more at ease prior to booking. I have only recently started the course but what the work i have completed is very interesting and all the tools are available to gain a great degree of knowledge, whether that be course manuals and tutors that are available through email. I'd highly recommend the course to others. I have been very impressed so far! :)
They stop at nothing to assist student.
It is Early days but so far every member of staff I have spoken to in the booking process have been so lovely and helpful. I am really excited to start my learning.
From the first phone call I received to actually booking was a* all the way. I spoke with a girl called Molly she told me everything about the course and all I needed so very helpful even when emailed questions that I couldn't think off o the phone after an email sent the response and answers where quick and told me all I needed. Even down to after I applied and was successful Molly phoned to congratulate me and make sure I was still ok and said of I needed her she was a phone call away. Honestly so easy to do and made me feel excited for my new career change.
Helpful, efficient, friendly and a very good service. Shane Creech and Charlotte Sykes in Finance were very helpful in deciding on an IT route and setting up the course.
Elizabeth Anne Campbell-Wright