Meet the senior team at Acorn Learning & Development Meet the senior team at Acorn Learning & Development

UK Management Board


Matt Southall - Group Managing Director


Andrew Tugwell - Group Operations Director


Dan Langford - Group Marketing & Communications Director

Scott Liddle

Scott Liddle - Director of Operations (Technical) & Head of Acorn Global 

Senior Management

Helena Williams

Helena Williams - Corporate Development Director (Learning & Development)

Sarah John

Sarah John - Commercial Director (Learning & Development)

Group Support Functions

HR Genevieve Ryan, Head of HR
Sarah Jones, Head of Marketing
IT Steve Madden, Head of IT
Bids / Tenders Stephen Newman, Bids Manager
Payroll Jon Greaves, Operational Finance Manager
Accounts Sian Thomas, Management Accountant
Quality Management Tania Cummins, Quality Manager


Maria Larcombe Director of Operations (South region)
Alison Birse Director of Operations (North region)
Lewis Fawsitt Head of Recruitment (Acorn Global)
Karen Sharpin Director of Operations (South West region)
Nigel Rees Director (Exxell)


If you require the biography for any of our Directors or Managers, please contact the Marketing Department.