O U R   T E A M

George Tomkins | Chairman
George is a phenomenally successful trainer and assessor and has earned exceptional respect from his students. The feedback received from his classes is overwhelming as he has a no holds barred approach to passing on his vast knowledge and expertise to the next generation. His experience and knowledge are second to none; this mixed with his unique delivery style is one half of why GNR Training are the preferred training provider for many.

Rachael Tomkins | CEO
As company CEO, Rae has the primary role of overseeing the strategic and sustainable company growth against ambitious goals. She is a highly motivated and driven leader and is proud to have served in the Royal Air Force, where she was a highly respected Practice Manager and was named the “Queen of Cross Infection Control”.

Rachael has a First-Class Honours Degree and has had a successful career as a Social Worker, working in front line child protection alongside the Police and other professionals to safeguard and protect children and families, so has full in-depth knowledge of child welfare and development as well as Safeguarding processes and procedures. Rachael is an expert in Specialist Child Abuse Investigations. Rachael brings a wealth of knowledge from outside the sector with other business interests.

Becki Lewis | Head of Education
Becki previously worked as a primary school teacher and has a wealth of knowledge and experience in teaching core skills. She has also previously worked as a civil servant with the British armed forces in Germany.
Becki has an interest in over coming barriers to learning and a passion for giving everyone the skills to succeed. Previous learners have stated that they have learnt more after a week with Rebecca than they ever did at school. Becki’s strengths include identifying learners needs and supporting them on an individual basis so that every learner is able to succeed. She strives to give all her learners the confidence and skills to succeed in their future career goals.

Samantha Hollinshead | Learner Enrolment Team
Samantha has around 14 years experience working as an administrator for diverse clientel. Samantha has gained knowledge and expertise in customer service along with excellent communication skills., her strengths in organisation will be an asset to this company.  Samantha is qualified in Hospitality and catering which she still caters in her own time and is a certified First Aider.

Gareth Morgan | Marketing Manager
Gareth has 12 years’ experience in marketing and managing various online campaigns for businesses across the country. The main role of our Marketing Manager is to make sure the vision of GNR is put across through the right branding and raising awareness of the range of fantastic services GNR has to offer. Gareth is passionate about seeing growth within the company in terms of online statistics, social media reach and general brand awareness. Gareth says, “Working with such passionate owners and member’s of staff makes it a pleasure to come in to the office every week and I look forward to assisting with the growth of this inspiring organisation!”

Alex Tomkins | Recruitment Manager
Alex is currently working for GNR whilst studying for A Levels. He is studying History, Law, and Business. Alex’s aim is to have a career in the RAF after studying History at University. Alex says that knowing GNR Training is run by veterans helps him to get an understanding to what life in the military will be like, as GNR is heavily loaded with staff with a military background. Alex enjoys speaking with learners and helping them on their journey in to their new life.