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 ChanMarketing Manager
I develop content to broadcast the success of the amazing young marketers on our training programme and also their progressive employers who are championing young talent. I’m also the line manager for our very own digital marketing apprentice – Rebecca.
Glenda Shawley
Glenda ShawleyTrainer
I’m a certified Watertight Marketing practitioner and passionate about upskilling others in marketing. As well as delivering monthly Masterclasses, I’m also the Managing Director of Fabulous Networking.
Rachael Wheatley
Rachael WheatleyCourse Development Lead and Trainer
As well as teaching the monthly masterclasses, Rachael designs and refines the course syllabus to ensure that it meets the requirements of a digital marketing apprenticeship qualification whilst delivering the essential elements of the Watertight Marketing methodology. She has been a practicing marketer for 30 years and currently works as an outsourced marketing director, consultant and trainer.
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’m a qualified Watertight Marketing Master Practitioner and draw on over 20 years of marketing and business experience across a wide variety of sectors.