We’re strengthening the Watson Martin team!

Leading UK training and qualifications provider Watson Martin announced today it is strengthening its team of CIPD qualification experts with the appointment of two new HR and L&D specialists.

Christine Osgood MCIPD is a senior HR professional with extensive cross-sector experience in high level strategic and operational people management. A former lead HR business partner at the BBC where amongst other responsibilities she was involved in a major project to transform the Corporation’s HR processes, Christine has also held positions with HM Prison Service, where she worked with senior colleagues nationwide to create a new community of HR, and Local Government Employers as a strategic HR Adviser.  Christine joins Watson Martin as a consultant, where she will deliver all levels of CIPD qualifications.

Elaine Wood MCIPD has wide-ranging experience in coaching and mentoring, Apprenticeships, L&D and Leadership and Management development. A CIPD assessor and internal verifier who has also lectured in Human Resources, Elaine has held many project management, strategic and advisory roles in adult education and local government as well as delivering coaching skills workshops training team leaders working with apprentices. As a consultant with Watson Martin, Elaine will use her coaching and mentoring expertise to support candidates at all levels and will be involved in the company’s HR Apprenticeships programme.

Also joining the team is Jan Lloyd and Clair Martin who will be taking on a support role in the company. Jan will be supporting Watson Martin’s burgeoning Apprenticeships business and Clair will support the sales and marketing team.

Watson Martin Director Heather Watson said: “Watson Martin is committed to providing the best possible tuition and support to all our CIPD candidates and apprentices.  Our consultants are all HR and L&D specialists with a wealth of industry experience and a genuine interest in the development of others. It is this level of expertise along with the practical knowledge gained by our consultants in all sectors that sets us apart from our competitors. We are delighted to welcome Christine, Elaine, Clair and Jan to our team.”

Watson Martin is the only training provider to deliver the full range of CIPD programmes at all levels along with the widest choice of optional units and modules of any centre. We are a Main Provider on the Register of Apprenticeship Training (RoATP) and can deliver specialist HR Apprenticeship programmes to large organisations. We also partner with other approved Apprenticeship training providers and smaller companies to deliver specialist programmes in HR.

For further information about any of our programmes and qualifications please call 020 7932 2760 or email info@watsonmartin.com.