What we do

Qualifications for the World

ITEC has a close working partnership with over 650 approved centres worldwide and has offices in Southampton, Ireland and South Africa. ITEC offers centres and learners high-quality regulated qualifications for employability, specialist subjects and skills enhancement. The ITEC portfolio includes qualifications in beauty and spa therapy, complementary therapies, sports and fitness, hairdressing and customer service sectors.

Our Leadership

Corporate Leadership Team

Alan Woods OBE

Chief Executive

Ashley Barnes

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Carina Fagan

Chief Academic Officer

Collette Lux

Chief Marketing Officer

Janet Field

Chief Financial Officer

Board of Trustees

Jenny Sworder

Chair of the Trustees

Isabel Sutcliffe

Vice-Chair of Trustees

Andrew Mondon


Dan Carlin Trustee

Dan Carlin


Jayne Lewis-Orr Trustee

Jayne Lewis-Orr


John Winkley


Julian Glicher


Katy Quinn


Lesley Shepperson


Stephanie Richardson


Our Ireland Team

Ruth McGrath

Global Quality Lead (Examinations), Worldwide ITEC Chief Examiner

Niall Rafferty

Global Assessment Lead (Sport and Fitness), Commercial Manager (Ireland)

Alison Easwarakumar

iTEC Quality Administrator (Approvals)

Amanda Case

iTEC Processing Manager

Clare Cooney

Clare Cooney

Quality Administrator (Approvals)

Jo-Rene Van Zyl

Office Manager (South Africa), Support Co-ordinator (Ireland)

Kate Morris

iTEC Practical Examinations Bookings Administrator

Centre Contacts

Elaine Willemse

International Business Development Manager

Tamsyn Hammond

National Business Development Manager

Carole Lindsay

Partnership Planning Manager

Cath Kidman

Catherine Kidman

Relationship Manager

Claire Pye

Claire Pye

Partnership Planning Manager

James Cassell-Smith

Relationship Manager

Kate Rolf

Partnership Planning Manager

Our Partners