Intraining

Our management

Intraining is a division of NCG, one of the largest education, training and employability providers in the UK.

Our senior management team reports to the Managing Director, Ian Webber.

The Managing director reports to the chief executive of NCG, Joe Docherty.

The NCG Board of Governors has ultimate responsibility for decision making.

Ian Webber - Managing Director

Ian Webber joined Intraining in January 2017 as Managing Director. Leading the organisation, Ian is responsible for overall business strategy – ensuring there is a clear purpose and place in the market for the organisation to deliver value to all its stakeholders.

Ian has a degree in Business Studies from the University of Bradford, and since qualifying from university, he has held senior executive roles with some well-known household names across retail finance, business process outsourcing, mobile telecoms, general insurance as well as skills and employability.

With a background in change management and organisational transformation, it is Ian’s role to carve out a successful and sustainable future for Intraining, allowing the organisation to serve customers and colleagues alike by delivering on its mission to ‘unlock potential through learning’.


Graeme Dodd - Finance Director

Graeme Dodd joined Intraining in January 2016 as Finance Director. He was recruited to bring additional financial and commercial skills to the management team. Graeme’s main priority is enable Intraining to remain a sustainable business that continues to deliver for learners, customers, employers and communities.

Graeme qualified as an accountant in 1993 and has held senior finance positions in a number of blue chip organisations including United Utilities, Royal Mail and Jacobs Engineering.

Away from Intraining Graeme is a non-executive director of Vivark, a social enterprise facilities management and refurbishment company.


George Selmer - Commercial Growth Director

George Selmer joined Intraining in May 2017 as Commercial Growth Director. Overseeing business development, insight, research and marketing, George is responsible for creating a growth strategy that enables Intraining to deliver more of their existing products and services and develop new ones that meet customer need and support the organisational mission.

Before joining Intraining George has had an impressive career within the sector; starting as a bid writer, eventually becoming Head of Business Development at Talent, before moving onto G4S.

At G4S he was part of the senior team that set up the employment and skills business, creating the largest new market entrant into the sector; winning £250m of Work Programme business from the Department for Work and Pensions. Following on from the win George held director roles in both operations and business development before leaving G4S in 2015 to start his own consultancy business, ThinkWinDo.


Kate Still - Devolved Nations Director

Kate joined Intraining as Devolved Nations Director in August 2015. Kate contributes to the strategic direction of the wider UK organisation, with specific accountability for the development and delivery of all services across Scotland and Wales.

Kate’s leadership skills have been gained over 25 years across multiple sectors. She has a proven track record in Director and Board level strategic roles that have enabled many successes; focusing on progressive change and the delivery of more and better outcomes to improve the lives of individuals and communities.

As a committed learner, Kate has a number of qualifications including a Master of Philosophy degree in European Policy Research from Strathclyde University and a Master of Arts Honours degree in Politics from the University of Glasgow.

Kate remains connected to key policy around employment, skills and organisational development as a Fellow of the Institute of Employability and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.


Mandy Stewart - Director, England

Mandy Stewart joined Intraining in May 2017 as Operations Director, before progressing to the role of  Director - England where she is responsible for the financial, people and programme leadership of the employment related services directorate in England.

Mandy is responsible for building and maintaining external relationships with funding bodies, awarding bodies, sector professionals, employers and other providers to ensure that customers within the employment related services directorate have the greatest opportunity to move successfully into long term sustainable employment.

Starting her career in commercial recruitment and pharmaceutical printing, Mandy made the move into the welfare to work & training industry seventeen years ago, since having held senior positions in operations, business development and employer engagement. In her most recent role at PeoplePlus, Mandy’s previous operation was ranked the number one work programme contract package area (CPA) for eighteen consecutive months by the Department for Work and Pensions.


Louise Ball - Operations Director, New Products

Louise Ball joined Intraining in April 2017 as Operations Director where she is responsible for the development, implementation and delivery of new apprenticeship programmes.

Louise works closely with businesses to identify and understand their skills and training needs which is necessary to create a responsive programme that that works for them, culminating in delivering the greatest return on investment.

Before joining Intraining Louise had worked within the apprenticeship arena for the last 14 years, working with some of the UK’s top IT businesses. During this period Louise has gained an expert level of knowledge and skills which she brings to Intraining.

At aged 16 Louise started her career as an IT apprentice, and is committed to ensuring the development and delivery of quality apprenticeships to individuals and businesses that help to unlock their potential.


Michael Bradshaw - Corporate Partnerships Director

Michael joined Intraining in 2007 as Contact Centre Manager, since then, he has had a number of client facing roles where he has been responsible for the development of relationships and partnerships with external organizations’.

As Corporate Partnerships Director Michael is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the corporate partnership team and representing Intraining in a senior capacity in order to identify business-winning opportunities, develop business relationships and generate sales revenue.

Before joining Intraining, Michael left school following his GCSEs where he had a number of sales roles within construction and insurance before quickly progressing into business development roles.


Gina Steel - Performance Director

Gina Steele joined Intraining in2015 as Performance Director. Her role is managing and overseeing the supporting functions which allow the operating teams to successfully perform their roles.

Day to day Gina looks after Teaching and Learning, Curriculum, Information Services, Data and Funding, Audit and Compliance, Quality and External Standards.

Gina has an English and Politics degree and before joining Intraining was a Head of Quality & Standards for TWL, a training charity in the North West of England which later became part of NCG.

Gina is responsible for all external inspections including DWP and Ofsted, and believes the results are a direct result of the focus she places on outstanding experience and teaching and learning.