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Kyle Byrne

Kyle’s role is to manage Velocity’s online experience and to also devise and deliver the Digital Marketer vocational learning programme at Velocity Academy.

Kyle’s role is to manage the online student experience and to also devise and deliver the Digital Marketer vocational learning programme at Velocity Academy. Kyle joins Velocity in 2021 with strong industry experience from working as a Digital Marketing manager across a variety of industries including tech.

Paisley Firth

Paisley Firth

Paisley holds a key position at Velocity as she supports our organisations that we work with by matching available candidates with their vacancies.

Paisley holds a key position at Velocity as she supports our organisations that we work with by matching available candidates with their vacancies. Paisley also plays a key role in ensuring that our students and apprentices gain the much needed advice and guidance during the length of their learning programmes.

Mat Mallett

Mathew Mallett

Mat’s role is to devise and deliver a number of apprenticeship and vocational learning programmes at Velocity Academy.

Mat’s role is to devise and deliver a number of apprenticeship and vocational learning programmes at Velocity Academy. Mat joined Velocity in 2017 with a wealth of industry experience and has soon become the programme lead in our delivery of health & fitness qualifications and apprenticeships.

Josh Coulson

Josh Coulson

Josh is responsible for building customer relationships and communicating our reputation in delivering apprenticeship programmes

Josh is responsible for building customer relationships and communicating our reputation in delivering apprenticeship programmes. Josh has a wealth of experience in working with corporate FTSE organisations and building apprenticeship models to help their businesses succeed.

Graham Ratcliffe

Graham Ratcliffe

Graham is responsible for Velocity Academy’s business and student relationships by communicating our vision, reputation and our capabilities as a private education training provider.

Graham is responsible for Velocity Academy’s business and student relationships. This is done by communicating our vision, reputation and our capabilities as a post-16 private education training provider. Graham has a wealth of experience in communicating and devising learning programmes for both our business partners and individual students.

Ben Newbould

Ben Newbould

Ben is the Managing Director of Velocity Academy and is responsible for maintaining the success and setting the strategic direction of the business.

Ben is the Managing Director of Velocity Academy and is responsible for maintaining the success and setting the strategic direction of the business. Ben has over 10 years of experience in managing post 16 private education and has a focus on accuracy and efficiency in all areas.

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