Meet the Business Development Team

The Business Hub at GC has a dedicated and experienced team to help you find the right apprentices and training for your business.

Our Business Consultants are here to provide you with support and advice.  They can offer you a free Training Needs Analysis to match your business goals with suitable apprenticeships and training. They will work with you to develop programmes to suit your needs.

Team Members

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Angela de Gandy

Head of Business Development

Angela heads up the GC Business Hub team. She has extensive experience in Operations Management, Change Management, Project Management and Improvement Performance Management. She brings with her 18 years experience in the education sector, four years in engineering and 15 years in dentistry.
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Rachael Bish

Business Consultant - Childcare and Education, Hair and Beauty, Retail, Sales
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Richard Peers

Business Consultant - Engineering and Manufacturing, Motor Vehicle

With an extensive industrial background Richard is able to appreciate the training and skills needs of the manufacturing sector.  Previously working for a number of International organisations which included, Dowty Hydraulics, Serck Glocon, Charter plc, Strachen and Henshaw and British Hartford Fairmount.

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Shelley White

Business Consultant - Catering and Hospitality, Construction and Building Services, Marketing

Shelley joined the Business Hub Team in February 2016 having previously worked at the College as a Training Coordinator.
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Sophie Burch

Business Consultant - Health & Social Care, Protective Services, Digital / IT

Sophie has a background in management within professional services and banking, and of working in the care sector. Sophie has six years of recruitment experience and has an outstanding knowledge of the local area and the industries within it.
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Richard Jones

Business Development Coordinator

Richard has been with the college for six years. He joined as Business and Administration apprentice before moving into a full-time role. Prior to this Richard worked as a Helpdesk technician at a local school and at Gloucester Hospital working in day surgery.
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Robyn Cook

Business Development Administrator

Robyn joined the team in 2015 having previously worked in Student Services. She has worked at the Jobcentre, matching customers to suitable roles and is now responsible for supporting apprentices with their applications and matching them with employers.
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Lynda Berriman

VMS and Recruitment Officer

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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