Meet the team

Jo Trendall
Jo TrendallOperations Manager
I lead on recruitment to find new young talent for SMEs and also manage the operations for our apprenticeship programme. I’m also the Safeguarding lead for all the young apprentices learning with us.
James Lott
James LottFounder
I passionately believe that businesses limit their growth potential unless they engage with the energy, innovation, and talent within their workforce. And to do this, employees must be given the training opportunities to shine.
Rebecca Giannelli
Rebecca GiannelliDigital Marketing Executive
I am a testament that Working Knowledge Digital Apprenticeship Scheme actually works! I am currently learning on the apprenticeship programme and delivering all the digital marketing DOING for the company.
Megan Gell
Megan GellBusiness Engagement Manager
I love talking with people about their passion and luckily that’s my
job! I start conversations with small business owners and third-sector
organisations looking to harness the energy and innovation of young talent.
Jodie Chan
Jodie Chan New Product Development Lead
I’m busy developing new services designed to help small businesses find the very best young talent, grow and nurture them beyond the apprenticeship programme and create a company culture where everyone thrives.
Glenda Shawley
Glenda ShawleyTrainer
I’m passionate about upskilling others in marketing. As well as delivering monthly Masterclasses, I’m also the Managing Director of Fabulous Networking and a certified Watertight Marketing practitioner.
Peter Baynes
Peter BaynesCoach
I offer mentorship and guidance for our apprentices with monthly 1:1 sessions to help them embed their learning in the workplace and add value. I draw on over 20 years of marketing and business experience across a wide variety of sectors.
Clare Yau
Clare YauCoach
I coach and support apprentices using monthly 1:1 sessions to help them embed their learning in the workplace and add value. I’ve almost 20 years’ experience of strategic and digital marketing gained in a diverse range of sectors within B2B, B2C and the public sector. I’m a Marketing Consultant and a qualified coach and mentor.
Bob Caren
Bob CarenTrainer
I am the certified Business Made Simple Coach & Trainer.
I coaches and train the apprentices using the Business Made
Simple modules. Bob has run his own communication consultancy
for 25 years with experience across a range of industries including
agriculture, pharmaceutical and retail. His clients have included
AstraZeneca, Next and Associated British Foods.
Stewart Redpath
Stewart RedpathCoach
I am a marketing coach and support apprentices with
monthly 1:1s. I have a passion for branding and as a
practicing brand, research and marketing consultant I get
involved with all aspects of the marketing mix.
Rachael Wheatley
Rachael WheatleyTrainer
As well as teaching the monthly masterclasses, Rachael designs and refines the course syllabus. She has been a practicing marketer for 30 years and currently works as an outsourced marketing director, Watertight Marketing consultant and trainer.