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Meet the Team

Board of Directors

Derwent Training is governed by a Board of Directors who are made up of Directors and Senior Managers from local employers.

Our current Board of Directors are:

  • Chairman: Richard Shaw - Managing Director at Ellis Patents
  • Vice Chairman: Danny McFarlane - Production Director at Ellis Patents/
  • Finance Director: Steve Pearson - Finance Controller at Autohorn Fleet Services
  • Board Member: Alan Pickering - Joint Managing Director at Unison
  • Board Member: Ann Watson - Chief Executive Officer of Semta
  • Board Member: Alan Suggett

If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, please email Derwent Training’s Chief Executive Offer, Claire Gavaghan on claire.gavaghan@derwenttraining.co.uk

Staff List

  • Claire Gavaghan – Chief Executive Officer
  • Gary Simm – Quality Manager
  • Nichola Zanda – Business Support Manager
  • Bob Hardie – Trainer
  • Colin Frank – Trainer
  • Femi Omitade – Trainer
  • Colin Lucas – Trainer
  • Mike Smith – Trainer
  • Stuart Pitts – Trainer
  • Trevor Smith – Trainer
  • Nick Bylo – Trainer
  • Gerald Goodwin – Trainer
  • Susan Dickinson – Trainer
  • Lauren Heslington – Business Development Officer
  • Laura Pearson – Business Administrator