Garry

GARRY
BROWN

OPERATIONS MANAGER
GROUP TRAINING &
DEVELOPMENT LTD

Garry joined GTD Ltd in 2012 as the Training Manager. He currently is responsible for the management and mentoring of over 60 apprentices working in Employer Member Companies across North Devon. 

Steve

STEVE
KILLNER

TRAINING OFFICER
GROUP TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT LTD

Steve joined GTD Ltd as Training Officer in July 2017 having previously worked as a Company Director since December 2015. Amongst other roles Steve carries out NVQ assessment, provides valued input for the group’s IT and website support.

Billy Spratt

BILLY
SPRATT

CHAIR
SEA LTD

Billy Spratt joined Group Training and Development Ltd [GTD] as Chair in November 2019, where he felt he could contribute to the training and development of young learners within the engineering sector.

Marlene

MARLENE
ONG

COMPANY SECRETARY

PRODUCT ASSESSMENT & RELIABILITY CENTRE LTD

Marlene has been involved with GTD Ltd as an employer’s representative since August 2007, subsequently joining the Board of Directors in May 2012. Following the retirement of the current Company Secretary, she assumed that role in November 2016.

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RICHARD
BARNES

DIRECTOR
BERAN INSTRUMENTS LTD

Richard is currently the longest serving member of the Board of GTD Ltd, joining in June 2006. In addition to his operational duties, he supports the recruitment & training of Apprentices.

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SHANE
RICE

DIRECTOR
TT ELECTRONICS

Shane joined the GTD Ltd Board of Directors in April 2016, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience gained throughout his career in the electronics industry.

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STUART
WILCOX

DIRECTOR
HOBART MANUFACTURING (UK) LTD

Stuart joined the Board of Directors for GTD Ltd as he wants to be able to impart experience, knowledge and time to GTD and future Apprentices.

Kevin Sawyer

KEVIN SAWYER

DIRECTOR
PERRIGO

Kevin has previously been involved with GTD Ltd forming successful links in the Apprenticeship scheme his previous employees were working towards. He is the newest member of the Board since November 2020.

Group Training and Development
Group Training and Development (GTD) Limited was established more than 40 years ago by a number of like-minded manufacturing companies in North Devon. It was created with the vision of promoting and advancing the provision of Apprenticeships in this area, primarily within Engineering, and to provide support to local employers and their trainees in the form of Apprenticeship Training.

Contact us

Group Training and Development Ltd,
Pandora, Chestwood, Bishops Tawton, Devon, EX32 0AS
T: 07805696783 | E: info@gtdev.co.uk