Our Team

One of our major strengths is our dedicated team of highly experienced trainers – each of whom train across a wide range of programmes. Their versatility means they can deliver training at all levels and can make complex technology issues accessible to non-technical staff as well as deliver in-depth engineering training. Our business trainers are specialists in their field, enabling them to address the key issues affecting the telecoms industry today.

Our Senior Training Staff:

Rosie Bernard

Director of Telecoms, has over 15 years’ experience in the professional development and training sector.
Since joining Informa in 2002, she has held a variety of positions and for several years led the product development team as Head of Global Development, responsible for building an international portfolio of training.

Alan Mayne

Training Manager. Alan manages a team of more than 30 trainers across both portfolios for Informa Telecoms Academy and takes the lead for Telecoms Mini MBA series delivery. Alan has a wide experience of the Telecoms and IT sectors, which he has gained by working for companies including BT, Digital and Ericsson.

Dave McNally

Senior Trainer. David is a highly regarded lecturer in telecommunications, with many years of industry and training experience, he takes on multiple responsibilities including lead for the WiMAX Forum Certified Trainingseries and has responsibility for the Innovative Learning Initiative.

Grant Vernon

Senior Trainer. Grant is fully immersed in developing a wide range of competencies – finance, leadership, management, innovation – as part of the executive and management development programmes for a wide range of organisations worldwide. He is a fully qualified accountant who is a full-time facilitator, professional speaker and programme director. Since 2005, he has delivered training to some of the biggest names in Industry.

Programme Presenters

In addition to our senior training staff we employ over over 30 trainers delivering courses across a range of disciplines to ensure we have the resources to meet your training needs.

Here’s what past delegates have had to say about our trainers:

  • “Excellent instructor with good command of the subject along with vast practical experience. Answered all questions in a very effective way” AH, Zain Bahrain
  • “Excellent trainer with a lot of experience and solid knowledge” SD, LHS
  • “The instructor made the course – very knowledgeable and good at explaining. Would have been heavy and boring without him” CS, Vodafone UK
  • “I have not seen a better teacher (Tony) with knowledge and communications skills” CO, Springcell
  • “Presenters personal experiences help to understand, and more importantly, remember key principles” MH, Hewlett Packard
  • “Instructor was very knowledgeable” SS, Rogers
  • “Excellent instructor” GL, JDSU
  • “Excellent presenters and trainers” AH, Jawwal
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable” HH, Wataniya Telecom
  • “Instructors illustrative skills are awesome” MM,MTC Ather
  • “Very good instructor (Tony)”, JG, Unitel
  • “Teacher was really good, I liked him a lot, he answered our questions immediately and directly” AB, Specter CAT