EEF training team

Meet a selection of our multi-disciplinary team of trainers. They bring with them a wealth of industry experience.

Because they’ve spent years practising what they preach they are highly qualified, knowledgeable people who bring their real-world insight into your training.

Our health, safety, climate and environmental trainers

Our HR and employment law trainers

  • Alison Valente

    Alison Valente

    Alison has 20 years’ experience of carrying out practical HR and employment law training in line with legislation and best practice.

  • JohnKeighery

    John Keighery

    John is responsible for development and delivery of both public and in-house HR and Legal training in the Midlands and South.

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    Natalie Spencer

    Natalie has years of experience in representing employers at Employment Tribunal, advising on a variety of HR and employment law matters and delivering training to companies of all sizes.

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    Nevil Chesterfield

    Nevil has over 30 years’ experience in advising, representing and training significant companies in employment law, and employee and industrial relations.

Our lean and process improvement trainers

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    Patrick Lee

    Following a career in manufacturing Patrick has 15 years of experience in delivering business improvement advice, training and consultancy with EEF.

  • Martin Strutt

    Martin Strutt

    Consultancy Director

Our machinery and equipment trainers

Our management and personal development trainers

  • Alison Valente

    Alison Valente

    Alison has 20 years’ experience of carrying out practical HR and employment law training in line with legislation and best practice.

  • GarryPlatt

    Gary Platt

    Garry has an MA in management education and development, and regularly delivers training and consultancy in all management development competencies.

  • JohnKeighery

    John Keighery

    John is responsible for development and delivery of both public and in-house HR and Legal training in the Midlands and South.

  • Mike Brown

    Mike Brown

    Mike has over 20 years in the training sector as a deliverer, a senior manager and as a consultant for management and personal development programmes.

  • NigelWhitworth

    Nigel Whitworth

    Nigel is responsible for development and delivery of both public and in-house training as part of the Learning and Development team.

  • Paul Sugarman

    Paul Sugarman

    Paul has been developing and delivering training courses and programmes for over 18 years, working with hundreds of organisations with a variety of needs.