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 Expert  728268

Expert in Learning & Training Development for Organisations

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United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has trained instructors, trainers and facilitators working in the Oil and Gas industry for the last 6 years. He has developed a comprehensive developmental program for active instructors that they believe have enhanced their instructor / Trainer / facilitator skills. The training has been delivered face-to-face in the USA, the UK, Germany and online around the world. He has also been a visiting tutor at two UK Universities on courses designed to develop online tutors. He has run workshops for government agencies, universities, police departments, and industry on ways of improving their ability to implement and provide effective online learning. He has also delivered various forms of supervisor and management training. He has had a number of papers published on the delivery of online training.

employee training


management training


supervisory training



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1995   B.Sc. (Hons)   Technology   Open University, United Kingdom   @.1 Honours degree
2004   Fellow (Not a degree) .   Management   Institute of Leadership & Management U. K   Fellow
1998   Diploma in Systems Practice   Systems   Open University, U. K  
1994   Post Graduate Certificate in Online Education & Training   Onlien Education & Trtaining   Institute of Education, University of London  
1994   Further Adult Education Teaching Certifiacte   Adult Education   City & Guilds of the London Institute  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1997 to





Managing Director


Expert was a founding member of the company and developed the company, with two partners. He has since taken control of the company and is responsible for developing the company and what it offers

1973 to 1997


Gloucestershire Constabulary




Police Sergeant


Various roles from Patrol Officer, Crime Prevention, Training.

1976 to 1986


Royal Air Force


Volunteer Reserve Training Branch


Flight Lieutenant Air Force (Reserve)


Training Cadets and running a Cadet training Squadron

1967 to 1973


Metropolitan Police London UK


B division


Police Constable


Patrol Officer

Career Accomplishments:

Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management; Member of the Internationa Certificate Committee- International Language Network

Publications and Patents Summary

He has had fourteen (14) papers published at universities and conferences around the world dealing with Blended / Online Learning.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - ICC Annual Conference Westminster University  
 - by Melbourne University, Australia  
 - Gas Processors Association Annual Conference  
 - International Networked Learning 2000 Conference papers  
 - Kogan Page London  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1976 to 1986   Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training Branch)   Training Officer   Part time Training Officer Tasked with Training Cadets and other Reservists.
2002 to 2004   Police Service of Northern Ireland   Online Trainer of Trainers   Trained Police Officers to be online trainers
1996 to 2000   British Inland Revenue Service   Trianing Trainers   Training British Inland Revenue Staff to become Online instructors , facilitators and Trainers
2001 to 2003   Volkshuelen (German Adult Education Colleges)   Training Lecturers   Trained various Lecturers at various Adult Education Colleges throughout Germany

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Set up the initial screening of Subject Matter Experts to see if they had the talent to become effective Instructors in the Oil and Gas Industry for John M Campbell & Company, Norman Oklahoma. Then developed and delivered an Instructor Development system. This was carried out both Face-to-face and online, training over 60 instructors. This included assessing them actually delivering courses. Work on this project from 2002 until January 2009 as a contractor
  • University of Ulster Business School. Developed lecturers to be online trainers and helped them set up and deliver their GAP program (management training delivered mainly on line to graduates in Western Ulster)
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland. Trained Police Officers to design and deliver training online.
  • British Inland Revenue Service. Trained Revenue trainers to design and deliver training online.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has served as a police witness and given evidence many times in court. He is also well versed in providing evidence.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2001 to 2003   Germany (most Regions)   He ran various courses to train Volkssheuellen ( Adult Education) teachers to design and deliver online training courses. All of this training was conducted in English.
1998 to 2008   Holland   Trained Police Officers and Civillan Trainers at the LSOP Police Training Academy Apledorm Netherlands over a 10-week period to become online trainers
2002 to 2009   USA Oklahoma & texas   Trained instructors in the Oil and Gas industry in how to deliver training, both in face-to-face techniques and also in effective online delivery. Such training was delivered using face-to-face 1 week courses, one day & two workshops nad by delivering various online modules last between 2 and 8 weeks in length.
1997 to 2010   World wide   Delivered online training to people in Australia, China, Germany, Italy, and will be running a workshop at Turku University, Finland in August 2010.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Can speak a little conversational German

Additional Skills and Services:

Developing Skills to Facilitate Learning with People from Different Cultural Backgrounds, A 5-day course offers now accredited by the European Union for grant aid to participants. The course will enhance the participants' awareness of the importance of cultural issues in motivating and improving their students' participation in various learning activities.  The course is designed to give lecturers, teachers and trainers, cultural tips and hints to enhance their course participants' motivation to learn and become involved in the learning process. Management Training - Online A comprehensive understanding of the principles and practice of management which, with the development of analytical skills and flexible attitudes, will equip participants to undertake the full spectrum of line management responsibilities. OnLine Trainer Course: aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively use non real time Computer Conferencing software to deliver effective training courses and to be able to provide basic technical support needed by first time users of non real time Computer Conferencing as a training and education medium, help them plan, design and deliver Computer conferencing training. He has trained over 400 people all over the world on this course.

The Advanced Trainer Workshop (1 day face-to-face): The Workshop is designed to give practising trainers tips and hints to enhance their course participants' motivation to learn and become involved in the learning process.

Instructor Development courses: These are one or two week face-to-face courses designed to take subject matter experts and equip them with the knowledge and skills to deliver effective training.


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