Our team, working to inspire aspirations.

Jane
Director
Jane is the Director of Blue Sky Assessing & Consultancy Limited and goes above and beyond ‘meeting needs’. Jane oversees the strategic and operational elements of the business and leads a great team of staff. Jane enjoys spending precious time with her friends and when she isn’t too busy, is climbing mountains! Jane recently completed an amazing trek to Machu Picchu in Peru, South America!
Lou
Assessor & Development Advisor
Lou is one of our fab Assessors. Lou has been assessing across a range of apprenticeships for over 10 years and is passionate about delivering qualifications that allow people to achieve their aspirations and progress within their chosen careers. Lou believes that people are the core of every business and that supporting them to develop can make a huge difference to employers and the future of any company. Lou ensures teams have all the support they need to make a positive difference in their roles.
Dawn
Business Development & Quality Manager
Dawn is our Business Development & Quality Manager. She enjoys working with the Blue Sky Team, to develop and deliver high quality services. Dawn firmly believes that everyone should have the opportunity to improve their skills, experience and knowledge and that personal development is key to creating a diverse and highly skilled workforce. Dawn has extensive experience of working in management roles in a range of different fields, both private and public sector. During her career she has enjoyed training and up-skilling staff. Dawn has mentored young people and supported mature students to gain qualifications. Dawn’s management experience includes Procurement, Contract, and Project Management.
Vanessa
Business Administrator
Vanessa is our Northern Irish Business Administrator completing her Business Administrator L3 apprenticeship. Alongside Daisy, Vanessa's duties include supporting behind the scenes paperwork, replying to your enquiries, and helping apprentices and employers along the apprenticeship journey. Vanessa has 15 years customer service experience. Outside of work, Vanessa enjoys arts and crafts, especially cross stitch.
Daisy
Business Administrator
Daisy is one of our delightful Business Administrators, working towards her Business Administrator L3 apprenticeship. Daisy has recently completed a business course at college, focusing on marketing, team management and customer service. Daisy ensures everything is running smoothly behind the scenes and actively posts on our social media pages. Daisy loves to play hockey, ride her horses, and enjoys going out with friends.
Danielle
Assessor & Development Advisor / Lead Internal Quality Assurer
Danielle is our lovely Internal Quality Assurer. She ensures all elements of our apprentices work are in line with the correct standards before they are certified for their qualification. Danielle monitors the apprentice's journey to oversee the consistency, accuracy and fairness of assessment, teaching and learning. By attending visits on occasion, Danielle is able to feedback to our assessors to allow us continue to provide an exceptional service to our learners.
Karen
Assessor & Development Advisor
Karen is an Assessor & Development Advisor at Blue Sky, specialising in Management, Leadership Development, Coaching & Mentoring, and HR (with a core focus on OD and L&D). Karen has worked in Learning & Development for 18 years as a Consultant, Facilitator, and Head of Learning. More recently, Karen has spent over 2 years working for Harvard Business Publishing, developing and delivering leadership programmes for senior leaders around the world, using their wealth of academic research, and turning this into practical leadership tools to increase performance. Karen loves developing people, and sees her core purpose as helping people thrive in their working environment.
Alison
Assessor & Development Advisor
Alison is an Assessor & Development Advisor. Alison has a wealth of experience within the training and apprenticeship sector, and is passionate about the opportunities that apprenticeships offer both individuals and employers. Alison has assessed a wide range of qualifications within the business suite, ranging from customer service to management and accountancy, and provides tuition for Maths and English Functional Skills.
John
Assessor & Development Advisor
John is an Assessor & Development Advisor. John has over 15 years experience in supporting the development and success of high performing leaders and teams. John has lead an academic faculty, delivering leadership programmes up to masters level. As an executive coach, John presents choice and robust challenge, helping learners to unlock their true potential.
Tina
Assessor & Development Advisor
Tina is an Assessor & Development Advisor. Tina has many years of experience of delivering tailored coaching solutions and is amazingly passionate about helping people in all aspects of their professional and personal life. Outside of work, Tina enjoys cycling, walking the dog, gardening and spending time with family.
Penny
Assessor & Development Advisor
Penny is one of our lovely assessors, supporting learners across a number of different disciplines including Marketing, Customer Service and Recruitment. With extensive experience of management in both the commercial and public sectors, Penny understands the value that every individual can bring to a business and strongly believes in developing and nurturing talent for the future.
Chris
Assessor & Development Advisor
Chris is our fantastic Digital Marketing Assessor & Development Advisor. Chris has been in the training industry for many years, predominately as an ICT trainer, lecturer and assessor. Since 2012 Chris has been immersed in digital marketing and creating apprenticeship and workshop based training programmes. Helping businesses and brands expand their digital reach and profile is what Chris enjoys most. He has held various roles within training organisations and colleges from trainer assessor to IQA and programme management. Outside of training Chris is a keen marathon runner and run coach, and organises several races locally to him in Cheshire.
Emma
Learning & Development
Emma is our subject matter expert for soft skills training. Emma has been in the field of Learning & Development and Coaching for over 15 years. Her absolute passion is people. She loves working with and talking about us weird and wonderful human beings, how we tick and how we can change our lives by simply changing our thinking. Specialising in anything relating to mind-set and behavioural change, Emma works with businesses to develop their people in ways that bring about real change and achieving aspirations. Her industry experience is diverse and ranges from telecoms, financial services, social housing, retirement living, consumer and B2B sales, contact centres and logistics. The common theme in all the businesses she works with is that PEOPLE are the key to success.