Meet our team!
Julian is responsible for the smooth delivery of SECBE projects. From the initial proposal, through to scope development and resource management he ensures that SECBE delivers to its customers.
From a career starting in IBM, where he was a senior Operations Manager, through to companies in the Telco and Build sector, Julian has extensive Business and Operations experience gained at a variety of different companies. He also has an MBA.
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Angela Torr is the Apprentices Manager responsible for delivering the Shared Apprenticeship Programme and contributing to the business development of CoTrain.
She works with developers involved with small and large scale projects in the residential and commercial construction sector, as well as local authorities, housing associations, CITB and other agencies, to ensure that the construction industry can successfully train the next generation of skilled & talented workers in the South East.
Angela works with the CoTrain team to support young people to develop and maintain the skills and experience they need to fulfil their trade, site management and administration apprenticeships, as well as moving onto the next stage on their career ladder.
Angela has many years of experience supporting young people into employment as well as liaising with a number of employers and other agencies. She balances a sensitive as well as a pragmatic approach to ensuring, the apprentices, employers and the scheme as a whole is well supported in order to maintain a high quality shared apprenticeship programme.
Angela enjoys keeping fit through dance and other exercise programmes as well as developing skills and involvement in the ‘arts’.
Conor is employed to run Project Support for CoTrain and to help strengthen the team in all areas. Conor is responsible for all the essential administrative functions of the business as well as providing the necessary pastoral care and support for all our apprentices throughout their employment with CoTrain and the companies that host their placement. In addition, Conor also updates our website and maintains our social media presence.
Keen on Functional Fitness, travel, adventure and constant personal development Conor has just qualified as our Adult Mental Health First Aider.
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Mark Pope has been working for CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) for ten years, with 8 of them as an apprenticeship officer in the Southampton Area, and the last two years as the CoTrain Shared Apprenticeship Co-ordinator.
Mark completed a 4 year Electrical Apprenticeship in the early 1980’s and went on to study for an HND in Heavy Current and Electronics. The electrical training has helped Mark follow different career paths working for an Electronics production equipment company for 15 years as an installation engineer, sales engineer and commercial & training Manager. This allowed him to travel with work and he has lived and worked in New York, California and Australia.