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Jackie Denyer View Profile
Jackie Denyer

Managing Director

Jackie Denyer

Managing Director

Jackie has a background of working at the Training & Enterprise Council, Learning & Skills Council, Business Link, SEEDA and Surrey County Council and is a qualified Project Manager. She leads with the business management, marketing and bids for the various funding streams we have access to. Working closely with clients, key stakeholders and partners, Jackie brings the latest developments and funding opportunities to all of our clients.

j.denyer@protrain-solutions.co.uk

John O’Sullivan View Profile
John O’Sullivan

Non-Executive Director

John O’Sullivan

Non-Executive Director

John has held several senior position within the UK retail business, almost entirely within the Sainsbury’s organisation.

Following retirement from corporate life become MD of his own company spending several years in the Financial services sector in derivative trading & training.

j.osullivan@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Chrissy Payne View Profile
Chrissy Payne

Associate Director

Chrissy Payne

Associate Director

Chrissy has over 10 years’ experience in the FE sector with assessing and delivery at the heart of this experience. Chrissy heads up the sales and marketing side of PTS, whilst supporting the day to day running of the business.

Chrissy is passionate about making a positive impact to employers and learners that work with PTS.

c.payne@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Leanne Edwards View Profile
Leanne Edwards

Head of Operations

Leanne Edwards

Head of Operations

Leanne has a passion for education and training, both personally and professionally and has spent more than 10 years working and consulting in the further education sector. Leanne oversees the delivery, quality, compliance, business support, subcontracting and HR operations within the business. Embracing and implementing change and managing projects to continuously evolve and improve as a business to provide the best possible experience for our staff, learners, employers and stakeholders.

l.edwards@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Neil Hardie View Profile
Neil Hardie

Director

Neil Hardie

Director

With over 25 years of successfully managing small businesses, Neil oversees the finance & IT of Professional Training Solutions ensuring the business remains efficient & profitable. Managing the complexities of government funding is a real challenge, and one we embrace whilst trying to meet the needs of our clients. Neil has also overseen the implementation of a range of new systems & processes over the last few years as we evolve with technological change.

n.hardie@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Sharon Lock View Profile
Sharon Lock

Director

Sharon Lock

Director

With responsibility for the full curriculum and training programme within Professional Training Solutions, as well as quality and working with our awarding bodies and clients, Sharon is a qualified and experienced tutor and trainer as well as an Early Years Professional. Sharon writes and designs all our programmes ensuring they are of the highest quality, something we pride ourselves in.

s.lock@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Dee Hughes View Profile
Dee Hughes

Executive Assistant

Dee Hughes

Executive Assistant

Dee has a wealth of experience as an EA/PA & Officer Manager, previously working quite extensively within the legal sector. Dee provides executive assistance to all Directors, ensuring processes are effective and timely. Dee helps to organise business-related tasks for the team including meetings, reports and other organisational tasks.  

 

d.hughes@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Laura Toft View Profile
Laura Toft

Human Resources Executive

Laura Toft

Human Resources Executive

Laura has been working within Human Resources for the last three years having previously worked within administrative roles in the FE sector. She manages all staff policies and procedures alongside recruitment. Laura is also passionate about looking after the welfare and wellbeing of the Professional Training Solutions team.  

l.toft@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Amanda Main View Profile
Amanda Main

Functional Skills & Business Programme Manager

Amanda Main

Functional Skills & Business Programme Manager

As a qualified teacher and English and Maths GCSE Tutor, Amanda is a key member of our team ensuring our learners have the required literacy, numeracy and ICT skills for them to do their jobs, as well as meeting the requirements of the Apprenticeship programmes for functional skills.

a.main@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Pauline Jess View Profile
Pauline Jess

Health & Care Programme Manager

Pauline Jess

Health & Care Programme Manager

p.jess@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Paige Hewitt View Profile
Paige Hewitt

Digital Marketing Executive

Paige Hewitt

Digital Marketing Executive

Paige is responsible for using digital channels to generate leads and build brand awareness. Her day to day tasks includes SEO, email marketing, designing campaigns and posting on relevant social platforms. Beyond this, Paige also uses measurable analytics to identify ways to improve the performance of our digital strategy.  

p.hewitt@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Jo Harding View Profile
Jo Harding

Business Support Coordinator

Jo Harding

Business Support Coordinator

Jo has a wealth of experience working for large corporate organisations in customer service and analytical positions. Jo’s responsibilities include day to day coordination and management of key business activities to meet compliance, customer expectations, and company goals. 

j.harding@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Kate Cheyne View Profile
Kate Cheyne

Business Support Administrator

Kate Cheyne

Business Support Administrator

Kate is part of the Business Support Administration team at Professional Training Solutions. She is responsible for the administration of our learners funded under the Adult Education budget. Kates role includes screening applications, the enrolment process, learner registrations and supporting the functional skills team. She works closely with both Amanda Main and Chrissy Payne.

k.cheyne@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Rachel Fry View Profile
Rachel Fry

Exam Coordinator

Rachel Fry

Exam Coordinator

Rachel is our Exam Coordinator and is responsible for all exams processes. She works closely with our chosen awarding bodies and end point assessment organisations to ensure processes are seamless for learners to receive their qualifications.  

 

r.fry@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Lucy Traversari View Profile
Lucy Traversari

Recruitment & Sales Executive

Lucy Traversari

Recruitment & Sales Executive

Lucy oversees our new business, working closely with clients. Lucy helps to guide them through the recruitment of an apprentice from their first enquiry to the successful placement of an apprentice ensuring the process is seamless. Lucy works closely with Jackie Denyer, Chrissy Payne and Paige Hewitt.  

l.traversari@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Becci Fryer View Profile
Becci Fryer

Tutor and Assessor

Becci Fryer

Tutor and Assessor

Becci started with Professional Training Solutions as a learner in 2010 after completing her A1 assessor’s award following many years working in education and childcare. Becci then progressed onto a freelance assessor and joined as a full-time member of staff in 2018. She now tutors for the childcare team in Teaching Assisting and Early Year qualifications.

b.fryer@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Alex Collins View Profile
Alex Collins

Bookkeeper

Alex Collins

Bookkeeper

Alex is our bookkeeper with responsibility of managing the day-day accounts for the business, to ensure everything is both accurate and recorded. Alex is currently studying for his chartered accountancy exam.

accounts@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Robyn Smith View Profile
Robyn Smith

Education and Childcare Programme Manager

Robyn Smith

Education and Childcare Programme Manager

Robyn is the Programme Manager for the Education and Childcare sector at PTS and has worked in training and education since 2014 managing learners and assessors. She has experience in Apprenticeship, AEB and traineeship programmes in a range of sectors and also coordinates the suite of First Aid courses. As a qualified Tutor and Assessor in management, operations and first aid qualifications, she oversees the Childcare assessors support employers and learners to succeed in their learning journey.

r.smith@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Malachi Small View Profile
Malachi Small

Employability Coach

Malachi Small

Employability Coach

Malachi is a trained and qualified assessor. He has an extensive background in Hospitality delivering both back of house and front of house provision. Malachi is a key member of the Functional Skills and Business team delivering employability programmes to Kickstarter’s aged 16-24. Malachi has a passion for assessing and coaching learners through there learner journey.

m.small@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Rachel Chamberlain View Profile
Rachel Chamberlain

Tutor and Assessor

Rachel Chamberlain

Tutor and Assessor

Rachel forms a part of the Functional Skills team. As a qualified teacher, she enjoys delivering literacy and numeracy skills to her learners; working in a group and with individuals, to guide them towards achieving their Functional Skills qualifications.

 

r.chamberlain@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Preeti Singla View Profile
Preeti Singla

Tutor and Assessor

Preeti Singla

Tutor and Assessor

Preeti forms a part of the Functional Skills team. She works closely with apprentices and AEB learners to ensure they have achieved their English and Maths qualifications to be able to progress in their respective careers.

p.singla@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Vicky Summers View Profile
Vicky Summers

Tutor and Assessor

Vicky Summers

Tutor and Assessor

Vicky forms a part of the Health and Social Care team and is responsible for meeting with learners to support them through their apprenticeships, providing training either remotely or face to face. Vicky provides tasks and feedback to learners, ensuring they are successful with their learning.

v.summers@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Tammy Gibson View Profile
Tammy Gibson

Tutor and Assessor

Tammy Gibson

Tutor and Assessor

Tammy has over 14 years’ experience working in nurseries settings, and in 2020 she qualified as an Early Years assessor. Tammy roles and responsibilities include working with learners, ensuring they are succeeding in their learning. Tammy specialises in teaching and assessing the Early Years Practitioner Level 2 and the Early Years Educator Level 3.

 

t.gibson@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Graham Beardmore View Profile
Graham Beardmore

Tutor and Assessor

Graham Beardmore

Tutor and Assessor

Graham forms a part of the Functional Skills team. He works closely with learners to ensure they have achieved their English and Maths qualifications to be able to progress in their respective careers. Grahams roles and responsibilities include lesson planning, delivering remote learning, exam preparation and invigilating.

g.beardmore@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Marsha Maitland View Profile
Marsha Maitland

Tutor and Assessor

Marsha Maitland

Tutor and Assessor

Marsha started with Professional Training Solutions in 2013 as a learner and went on to complete her A1 assessor’s award with PTS. Marsha started as Freelance in 2013 and became a full-time member of staff in 2018, she is now an assessor in the Childcare and Teaching Assistants team. 

 

m.maitland@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Iara Cavaca View Profile
Iara Cavaca

New Business Executive

Iara Cavaca

New Business Executive

Iara’s roles and responsibilities include assisting Lucy and Paige within Sales and Marketing. Iara plays a key part in supporting companies towards the Kickstart Scheme. Her day to day tasks includes overseeing National Apprenticeship Service, posting job vacancies on relevant social platforms and requesting CVs from applicants.

i.cavaca@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Joanna Makarewicz View Profile
Joanna Makarewicz

Training Manager

Joanna Makarewicz

Training Manager

Joanna has Twenty years’ experience in Apprenticeship, work-based learning, and the FE sector. She has a passion for supporting the development of individuals, powering potential, and improving social mobility. As the Training & Quality Manager at PTS, Joanna oversees all elements of the delivery team, driving innovative solutions to learning and ensuring quality standards and kite marks are maintained to provide the best possible experience for our learners, employers, stakeholders, and staff.

 

j.makarewicz@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Fatai Oseni View Profile
Fatai Oseni

ESF Partner and Employer Engagement Officer

Fatai Oseni

ESF Partner and Employer Engagement Officer

Fatai is responsible for partner and employer engagement of our ESF Programme. Fatai works with key partners and stakeholders – agreeing and implementing strategies to recruit new learners onto the programme. Fatai offers a total training solution, including apprenticeships and Traineeships to all employers. Fatai works closely with the marketing team to develop and implement strategies for the programme.

f.oseni@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Karen Butler View Profile
Karen Butler

ESF Project Manager

Karen Butler

ESF Project Manager

Karen has over 30 experience working in the training and education sector, mostly in a local government setting.  Karen is responsible for the ESF project, managing the team and performance to ensure seamless and quality driven provision is available to all our participating learners.

k.butler@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Sarah Pledger View Profile
Sarah Pledger

HR Support

Sarah Pledger

HR Support

Sarah is a university graduate, recently having joined Professional Training Solutions as HR Support. Sarah plays a key part in supporting the HR department with audits, recruitment and general day to day tasks.

s.pledger@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Zoe Perry View Profile
Zoe Perry

HR Support

Zoe Perry

HR Support

Zoe has joined Professional Training Solutions as HR Support. Zoe looks forward to progressing her career through the kickstart scheme. As a member of the HR team, her role includes assisting with recruitment to updating employee documents.

 

z.perry@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Daniella Asamoah-Manu View Profile
Daniella Asamoah-Manu

Enrolment Co-Ordinator

Daniella Asamoah-Manu

Enrolment Co-Ordinator

Daniella acts as the point of contact for candidates looking to enrol on an apprenticeship or training course with Professional Training Solutions. Offering the information advice and guidance for the relevant course and taking them through the onboarding process.

d.asamoah-manu@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Ifat Saeed View Profile
Ifat Saeed

Skills Coach

Ifat Saeed

Skills Coach

Ifat is the Skills Coach for Residential Childcare. Ifats roles and responsibilities include working with learners, providing relevant support and ensuring they are succeeding in their learning.

i.saeed@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Jay Crabb View Profile
Jay Crabb

Sales Manager

Jay Crabb

Sales Manager

Jay began his career in work-based learning and as a result has a passion for supporting employers with identifying tailored training and funding solutions, along with providing learners with real learning and development opportunities via experiential learning. Jay leads the sale and recruitment team in developing sustainable partnerships through providing win-win solutions and consultive selling techniques to forge mutually beneficial partnerships. Jay wants to now support PTS in continuing to be a market leader in work-based learning and help inspire employers and learners to achieve their goals.

j.crabb@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Emon Ambia View Profile
Emon Ambia

Data & compliance Coordinator

Emon Ambia

Data & compliance Coordinator

Emon is responsible for developing reports for various teams within PTS and supports with reconciliation. Previously, Emon worked for several training providers and FE Colleges and has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in the sector relating to funding and compliance across multiple streams.

e.ambia@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Nicki Owen View Profile
Nicki Owen

Marketing Manager

Nicki Owen

Marketing Manager

Nicki joined PTS as their Marketing Manager to enable the business to grow through an integrated brand and communication strategy aligned with sales.  A cross-channel professional marketeer with over 25 years business experience, she started out as an apprentice at British Gas and has since worked at IBM UK, The Goodwood Estate, Denplan and more recently as a self-employed consultant helping businesses of all sizes to benefit from marketing communications.

n.owen@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Ann O’Rourke View Profile
Ann O’Rourke

Quality Manager

Ann O’Rourke

Quality Manager

Ann has worked with Apprenticeship and FE delivery for over 15 years and brings a wealth of experience in quality assurance. Education is her passion, and she implements the highest standards and the most streamlined systems to ensure that students, employers, stakeholders and staff experience the ultimate quality from the sign up write through to destination. As Quality Manager she leads on all quality procedures within PTS from delivery to compliance, working closely with all internal departments, external awarding bodies and quality Matrix to ensure that we are constantly exceeding standards.

a.orourke@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Andrew Hawkins View Profile
Andrew Hawkins

Employability Coach

Andrew Hawkins

Employability Coach

As an Employability Coach, Andrew is responsible for carrying out teaching, learning and assessment of work-based learners completing traineeship programmes. Andrew provides learners with engaging teaching ensuring it maximizes their progression into the workplace, aiming for employment or further education.

a.hawkins@protrain-solutions.co.uk

Sharonlee Edwards View Profile
Sharonlee Edwards

Senior Administrator (ESF)

Sharonlee Edwards

Senior Administrator (ESF)

Sharonlee has worked in the training industry for almost 30 years, gaining a wealth of experience in ESF Programmes. Here at PTS, Sharonlee is responsible for the accurate and timely administration, data, compliance, and reporting of our ESF Programme, as well as management of the London office.

s.edwards@protrain-solutions.co.uk