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Meet the team

Dorota Cann

Dorota Cann

Dorota works as a Training Manager at HESA and brings almost 10 years' experience of working in higher education administration. She leads on development of an overall training strategy, aiming to diversify our portfolio to meet customer needs.

Outside of HESA, Dorota designs and makes jewellery, loves a good book and good food.


Laura Jackson

Laura Lawrence

A lover of all things organised, Laura enjoys coordinating the team’s administration efforts along with delivering engaging training as part of her role as Lead Trainer. With a Teacher Training degree and over five years' experience in education, Laura brings a different kind of teaching and learning experience to the team. Laura most enjoys interacting with people; establishing and extending existing rapport in person.

Outside of HESA, Laura enjoys anything and everything food and home style related and has a particular penchant for diaries and organisation. She enjoys hosting parties and far-too-serious games nights.


Nancy Skelley

Rachel Creux

Rachel is a part of the HESA Training team. She has four years of teaching experience in both online and face-to-face teaching and training in the education sector. Her experience has equipped her in adopting new teaching and learning methods to match our present-day dynamic world, reaching the needs of our customers.

Rachel enjoys the outdoors and spends many hours participating in outdoor activities such as hiking.


Alan Franklin

Alan Franklin

Alan works as a Trainer at HESA. He has spent the last 6 years in the education sector, developing and delivering online and face-to-face training for new teachers and advisers. 

Outside of HESA, Alan is a wedding and sports photographer (currently an EFL league two club photographer) and the rest of his time is taken up by his 3 year old daughter.


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