Name: Derek Foster MBE
Position: Managing Director
Hobbies: Football (Stoke City FC season ticket holder), golf, squash motor sports and holidays in Kefalonia
Level 3 Certificate in Delivering Learning, Level 3 Certificate in Delivering Learning, Level 4 Certificate in Further Education Teaching, Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, ITSSAR Instructor. In 2008 I was awarded the MBE for services to the lifelong learning sector.
21 years’ experience in the food industry with Cadbury’s and then Premier Foods. I started work on the shop floor and worked my way up into senior management for the last 10 years as the Planning and Logistics Manager for the beverage division. In 1993 I started Action Midlands Ltd and in 2002 I opened up Action Training Stoke Ltd. Through becoming a learndirect centre I have gained teaching qualifications in the adult learning sector.
I have built my businesses up to produce quality training and given added value to all our customers throughout my career.