Meet the team

Meet some of the people working across our six organisations, from marketing, finance and IT to facilities, HR and curriculum.

Jordan Gray

Marketing, Total People

Jordan started as an Apprentice with Total People in 2013 and is now responsible for digital marketing and design. Jordan says it’s amazing to be part of a company that helps young people to start their careers and visually see them develop in skills and confidence.

Cheryl Kelsall

Business Services Sector Manager, Total People

Cheryl started working in training in 1993 promoting all Business Service areas. Since 2007 she has been managing a large, enthusiastic team of Accounts, Administration and IT Training Advisers, committed to providing learners with the best start to their careers.

Colin Smillie

Tutor, HMYOI Deerbolt

Colin has worked for Novus at HMYOI Deerbolt for more than six years.  He runs the Virtual Campus and is also our Digital In-house Trainer, Brand Ambassador and part of a national content Hub project.

Caroline Harland

Deputy Education Manager, HMP Risley

Caroline started as a Ceramics teacher at HMP Risley, encouraging and enhancing the creative skills of Novus learners and teaching Art to women on the Hospital wing. She moved into an ICT position in 2004 and has since progressed to Team Leader, Senior Team Leader and her current role as Deputy Education Manager.