My enthusiasm to ensure the students are on a path of constant improvement of their skill base.
What led you to work for PETA?
I served 26 years in the Royal Navy from the age of 16. I continued my career in industry working in several management roles and eventually moved into the training sector with VT Flagship carrying out crew training on Warships for mainly foreign navies. Opportunity then arose to Join Babcock International training students from the Royal Saudi Navy on ships electrical systems, as this contract ended, I took the opportunity to join PETA to train our engineers of the future.
What is your role at PETA and what drives you to do what you do?
I am Employed as Electrical Instructor at PETA Havant teaching both Foundation and BTEC level training. I enjoy the challenge of imparting my knowledge to apprentices and watch them grow in confidence as their skill base increase, preparing them for a future career in industry.
What knowledge/experience do you draw upon for your role?
I draw on my 50 years’ experience from my service in the Royal Navy and most recently my time served in industry.
How do you approach your role on a day-to-day basis? What skills are required?
I like to be fully prepared for my day ahead and like to ensure my students gain the most out of their time at the Training Centre.
What are you passionate about outside of work?
Much of my time is spent with my Grandchildren and try and get away most weekends in my Motorhome. I also enjoy most sports and gardening.
What are your personal values, and what is important to you?
Truth, Integrity, Loyalty