Darryl Williams
Programme Manager

Darryl has more than 25 years’ experience in the construction industry as a business, training and apprenticeship manager. He is responsible for the overall management of the programme and works closely with our partner clients, contractors and stakeholders to ensure Y Prentis is strategically placed to respond to present and future challenges. Darryl creates new and develops existing relationships with key industry agencies, training providers and Welsh Government to ensure Y Prentis continues to provide long term, sustainable employment opportunities to support the future employment demand within the industry.

Nicola Murray
Assistant Programme Manager

Nicola has vast experience working with apprentices in the construction industry. She works closely with construction contractors, enabling the team to move apprentices around different locations to give them quality and quantity of work for professional achievement and to complete their qualifications. She maintains good working relationships with site managers, training providers and the apprentices to ensure programme is easy to access at all times.

Angelika Niemanski
Senior Marketing & Engagement Officer

Angelika has over 15 years of experience in Marketing and Business Development across a variety of sectors. Angelika is responsible for the design and delivery of the scheme’s marketing and engagement strategy. By engaging with a range of stakeholders, she helps the team identify and promote opportunities within the industry and coordinates a range of communication and marketing campaigns that raise awareness of the scheme. She works closely with the Programme Manager and Assistant Programme Manager to develop new relationships, showcasing the great work we do with our partners and raising awareness of our partner offer. She also creates campaigns that help raise awareness of our apprenticeship offer and celebrate the achievements of our apprentices.

Danny Thomas
Apprenticeship Coordinator

Danny is a qualified assessor with a ONC and HNC in Building Studies and over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. Danny’s construction background consists of being a CITB apprenticeship officer for 20 years and a part time lecturer in Bricklaying studies at Coleg Gwent where he has focused on the training aspect of supporting, mentoring and training apprentices in various trades.

Danny is our first point of contact for all our apprentices regarding their framework process. He carries out regular progress evaluation updates to ensure our apprentices are meeting their NVQ and Diploma requirements and are progressing through their apprenticeship.

Isabel Harris
Admin & Employment Assistant

Isabel deals with enquires from both apprentices and contractors on a daily basis and provides ongoing support to the team to ensure the smooth running of the scheme. She also supports our apprentices by looking after the payroll process and offering advice and guidance where necessary.

Adeel Hasan
Marketing & Engagement Officer

Adeel Hasan holds qualifications in MSc Marketing and BA (Hons) Marketing and has previous experience in the construction industry, where he has also worked with apprentices. Adeel supports the Senior Marketing and Engagement Officer with the delivery of the programme’s engagement activity. He focuses on engaging with schools and colleges across South East Wales, promoting construction as a career path and encouraging a wider range of young people to take up an apprenticeship. He also actively promotes our apprenticeship offer, providing ongoing support to our apprentices throughout their apprenticeship.