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Meet The Team

James Mac Gregor

Managing Director

James founded RM Training in 2008 after 35 successful years in retail and management training.

James has built a strong team of apprenticeship professionals to drive the business forward, creating employability opportunities across the South-East of England.

Outside of work, James enjoys motor racing, F1 in particular and ski-ing.

James is a big fan of walking and has also climbed all the 282 Munro Hills.

David MacGregor

Sales & Operations Manager

David joined RM Training with an extensive business development background. He uses his extensive knowledge and day-to-day management of the RM Training apprenticeship provision to ensure compliance.

David has a passion for vocational and academic learning and supports employers and apprentices with their apprenticeship requirements.

Emma Hall

Quality and Compliance Administrator

Emma joined RM Training as a fully qualified recruitment consultant with four years experience and ten years in administration.

Emma oversees the business and is responsible for ensuring that RM Training complies with Government and Ofsted regulations.

She provides high quality information, advice and guidance to young people.

    Tilly Lawrence

    Office Administrator

    Tilly joins RM Training as our new Office Administrator. She comes with 4 years administration and recruitment experience.

    Having completed a Business Administration Level 2 apprenticeship, she is able to provide first-hand knowledge and advice to all apprentices.

    Tilly enjoys live music and socialising with her friends.

    Katie Barton

    Employer Engagement Consultant

    Katie joined the team at RM Training in September 2021 and brings over 20 years of experience in recruitment.

    With her in-depth industry knowledge, Katie is now responsible for bringing in new business for the team and delivering high-quality customer service to our existing clients as well as working closely with apprentices to identify their needs.

    Chloe Liu

    Digital Marketer

    Chloe has 2 years’ experience in luxury retail selling jewellery. She joined the RM Training Team in 2021 as a Digital Marketer and is responsible for RM Training’s online presence. Chloe brings fresh ideas and innovation to all areas and works closely with the sales team to grow our client base.

    In her free time, Chloe enjoys embroidery and going to London with her friends to try new food!

    Dean Maguire

    Skills Coach

    Having previously owned and operated a recruitment company, Dean joined RM Training as a skilled and fully qualified apprenticeship tutor.

    Striving for success, Dean has driven the high levels of distinction grades aware to his learners and provides highly individualised one-to-one off the job training.

    Dean enjoys Saturday morning football with his family and young son.

      Rebecca Kemp

      Skills Coach

      Rebecca has joined the RM Training Team with a diversity of experience working in apprenticeships and other educational roles. She enjoys working with learners and always aims to provide the highest quality service to her clients.

      Rebecca enjoys keeping fit and is currently learning how to speak Spanish!

      Helen Shannon

      Skills Coach

      Helen has delivered training and coaching in a mix of commercial, further education and apprenticeship sectors throughout her career.

      Helen’s favourite part of her job with RM Training is meeting new learners and employers from all sorts of different backgrounds and supporting them to achieve the next step in their career goals.

      In her spare time, Helen enjoys getting outdoors, going to the gym and eating good food, especially cheese!

        Ciara Williams

        Associate Skills Coach

        Claire Wells

        Associate Skills Coach

        Claire joined RM Training to champion the youth support worker apprenticeship programme.

        Claire has been working with young people for almost 20 years now, qualifying at degree level as a Youth Worker in 2015 and as an Assessor in 2012.

        She has previously run youth projects all over England and Wales and loves the variety  and vibrancy that her profession brings!


          Associate IQA

          Nicola has over 20 years experience in management and brings work-based learning to RM Training.

          She works as our principle IQA and consults with the management team through standardisation and excellent industry knowledge.

            Paul Hogan

            Associate IQA