About Us

Our Team

Simon Le Tocq

Chief Executive

After graduating from the University of Southampton with an MA in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching, Simon taught in Italy and China before joining the University of Southampton as a lecturer, delivering tuition on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Since joining the GTA in 2008 Simon has also completed an MBA with the University of Southampton and is now leading on the GTA’s role in an Academy of Code.

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Tel: +44 1481 732865

E-Mail: simon.letocq@gta.gg

Trish Ramsey

Head of Customer Engagement

Trish has over 25 years of experience working with blue chip organisations helping them to improve performance and drive continuous improvement though people. Her ambition is to make a difference through listening to our customers, bring freshness to our approach, commerciality to our thinking and supporting the board and leadership to deliver our strategic aims and objectives. She is really looking forward to getting out into the business community to really understand what services they need from the GTA, how we can help them deliver against their organisational goals and work in partnership in the future.

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Tel: +44 1481 721555

E-Mail: trish.ramsey@gta.gg

Kate Lenfestey

Head of University Centre Programmes

Kate joined the GTA after spending 10 years working in an HR function within the States of Guernsey. Kate has responsibility for the internal operations of the GTA and also looks after a portfolio of courses within the insurance and law sectors. Qualified as ACIS Kate has also recently completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Marketing.

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Tel: +44 1481 746889

E-Mail: kate.lenfestey@gta.gg

Nikki Abrams

Accounts and Examinations Manager

Nikki has a strong background in providing administrative support in the finance, medical and public sectors. She will bring these skills to her role in supporting our Programmes Managers and liaising with our tutors and customers.

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Tel: +44 1481 746881

E-Mail: nikki.abrams@gta.gg

Kate Sole

Programmes Manager

After graduating university with a teaching qualification Kate taught for a short while in Scotland before returning to the island and working in the finance and IT industries. Kate’s primary responsibilities at the GTA include developing learning and development opportunities in the IT and e-commerce sectors. Kate also leads on providing advice to clients on Investors in People.

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Tel: +44 1481 746888

E-Mail: kate.sole@gta.gg

Michelle Morley

Programmes Manager

Michelle joined the GTA after many years working in management and business development roles in the hospitality industry. Her primary responsibilities at the GTA include developing learning and development opportunities for the Finance sector and also managing the portfolio of personal development courses. Michelle has a degree in French and German and has experience of teaching English as a foreign language. She has also run her own consultancy specialising in sales, marketing and customer service.

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Tel: +44 1481 746886

E-Mail: michelle.morley@gta.gg

Leanne Archer

Service Delivery & Marketing Administrator

Leanne holds an MSc Science Communication from Imperial College London, and has over ten years’ experience in science/technical writing, event management, training development, and marketing. She also worked in the TV/film industry in London, and has a B.Sc in Earth & Planetary Science. Before joining the GTA in 2016 Leanne spent 2 years self-employed delivering communication projects for UK-based scientific organisations. Her organisational skills, customer focus, and positive attitude fits in perfectly with the rest of the GTA team.

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Tel: +44 1481 746887

E-Mail: leanne.archer@gta.gg

Kelly Le Prevost

Service Delivery & Exams Administrator

After completing her degree in Photography at Southampton Solent University, Kelly continued to live in the UK and worked in recruitment for construction, gaining experience in administration, personnel, event planning and marketing & rebranding. After 4 years Kelly returned to Guernsey and continued to work in recruitment before starting her role at the GTA.

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Tel: +44 1481 721555

E-Mail: kelly.leprevost@gta.gg

Nathan Langlois

Facilities Team

Joining us from a local storage management business, Nathan looks after all our facilities at our St Peter Port House training suites and our Morningside House Study Centre keeping the training rooms clean and tidy and well-maintained at all times.

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Tel: +44 1481 721555

E-Mail: nathan.langlois@gta.gg

Tina Torode

Programmes Consultant

Tina has over 30 years experience in the finance industry in Guernsey, Jersey and London across multiple sectors including Banking, Custody, Fiduciary, Funds and Investments. Tina has extensive experience of working in back, middle and front office roles and for the past 4 years, through Optimus Group Limited, she has been a consultant to financial services businesses. Tina particularly enjoys working with the NEDs to assist them with the promotion of good corporate governance and is currently supporting the GTA with the Board Apprentice Scheme.

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Tel: +44 1481 746881

E-Mail: tina.torode@gta.gg

Janine Lane

IiP Consultant

Janine has worked in Learning and Development for over 15 years and is a keen advocate for continued learning and working with best practice utilising the Investors in People framework. Janine is extremely focused on making a difference with people and has led numerous businesses to achieve both the Investors in People Gold and Silver awards. Her work at the GTA will build upon this experience and advise companies of the benefit in using the IiP Framework. As a Fellow of CIPD, Janine continues to focus on supporting all around her on “Championing better work and working lives”. She is extremely committed to helping individuals/businesses with their continuous professional development and employee engagement.

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Tel: 01481 746881

E-Mail: janine.lane@gta.gg

Julie Loveridge

Service Delivery Manager

Julie joined the GTA after working in finance within funds and Private Equity in client focused roles for over 15 years. Before finance, Julie managed Beau Sejour’s trading areas for over 8 years, gaining the valuable experience of the importance of driving a customer centric business. Julie has a passion for delivering operational excellence and exceptional customer experience, an important part of Julie’s role today at the GTA. Julie started her journey at the GTA as a Programme Manager working within the finance portfolio. Julie’s role within the business is now to oversee the Service Delivery and the Facilities team, which is a vital part of the delegate’s customer journey within the GTA.

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Tel: +44 1481 732860

E-Mail: julie.loveridge@gta.gg

Sarah Vennard

Marketing Manager

Sarah has worked in marketing for 14 years in B2B and B2C environments and has extensive experience in brand management, research and analysis, strategy and planning, media relations, advertising, PR and events. Sarah holds the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Professional Post-graduate Diploma and a BA (Hons) in International Marketing Management from Bournemouth University. Sarah joined the GTA University Centre in 2016. As Marketing Manager she is responsible for setting and delivering a marketing strategy and plan, managing and developing the GTA brand, and managing the market research and consumer insight function.

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Tel: Tel: +44 1481 746887

E-Mail: sarah.vennard@gta.gg

Adam Martel

Service Delivery Team Leader

Adam is passionate about providing first-class service to the GTA’s customers. He leads our Service Delivery Team by applying his extensive skills and experience in logistics, administration, and marketing. Adam has a photographic memory and is tenacious, energetic, hard-working, and totally focused on supporting everyone in the GTA to deliver the best experience to our delegates and tutors.

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Tel: +44 1481 732863

E-Mail: adam.martel@gta.gg