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Meet Our Team!

Dr. Chris Bamber

Managing Director

Before joining OLC (Europe) Ltd Chris worked as Operations Manager for a multi-national manufacturing company for 8 years and before this worked as Quality Manager for a leading U.K manufacturing organisation. Chris now draws upon over 17 years industry and business experience to provide OLC (Europe) Ltd with its strong leadership and direction.

Mark Milaszewicz

Operations Director

Prior to joining OLC Europe in 2007, Mark had 30 years experience of a senior level in several multi national manufacturing businesses managing production facilities, purchasing, sourcing and HR. Mark was involved in introduction, process improvement techniques and streamlining operations within these companies. Mark is responsible for operations, finance, resources and HR within OLC Europe. 

Professor John Sharp

Director Of Academic Affairs

With over 16 years of industrial experience, Professor John Sharp leads the multi-disciplinary group of internal PhD students in the research centre for organisational excellence which he built from nothing. With a PhD in philosophy, John has graduated multiple PhD’s and has spoken at conferences worldwide where he is known for his scholarly activities.



Ryan Jones

I.T Apprentice

Ryan is currently studying multiple L3 and MTA awards as well as providing help and support as part of the recruitment team, earning valuable experience in many departments as a member of the I.T department.

Samwarit Gebre

Student Welfare And


Samwarit has a lot of experience of performing office administration and customer-focused roles to high-quality standards. Part of Samwarit’s responsibilities includes overseeing student queries and supporting the office team to ensure smooth running day to day activities.

Elaine Batten

Student Welfare And


Elaine provides general advice and support for our students at the front desk, working just over 5 years for the company as part of the reception team dealing with a multitude of student data and queries. Elaine is also responsible for stock control across campuses and ensures consumables and stationary upkeep.

Jane Kear

Student Welfare And


Jane provides general advice and support for our students, working just over 5 years for the company as part of the reception team sharing such responsibilities as dealing with security recordings, keeping the continuity of student rotations and attendance as well as processing student applications as part of the recruitment team.

Kelly Haslam

Student Welfare And


Kelly provides general advice and support for our students at the front desk in Manchester, working just over 5 years for the company as part of the reception team dealing with a multitude of student data and queries. 

Christopher Bateman

Maintenance Officer

Christopher is responsible for the security and maintenance of the OLC campuses, this includes liaising with tenants regarding the upkeep of the premises, parking, emergency call-outs and support.


Sarah Moraes

Director Of Curriculum Services

With a PGCE in education, teaching learners with additional needs Sarah is currently studying an Inclusive Education Masters Degree at Bolton university. Sarah is an internal verifier for HSC and is working on a new programme to deliver RQF healthcare practice for England.

Nicola Stockton

Director Of Student


With a masters in business administration, a BA(Hons) degree in business studies and an HNC in business and finance, Nicola has many responsibilities as a recruitment and marketing manager and oversees the recruitment team.

Bruce Fu

Internal Quality Audit Team

After studying at Salford Business School for 8 years, Bruce is currently in the final stages of achieving his PhD in business management, Bruce is an internal verifier and has worked for assessment bodies such as Pearson.

Greg Paton

Director Of Data Services and

Faculty Management

Greg has achieved a C+G teaching certificate, a BA in business studies, has multiple MCD’s and an MCSA and tutors L3 and L5 academic sales development.

Frank Oates

CICM Tutor

As an ex-army officer, Frank has gained considerable experience in the trading and commerce sectors where he has worked as a financial coordinator, credit controller and has held many managerial positions.

Nichola Kenny

Business HNC/D Academic

Programme Manager

Nichola has achieved a PGCE level 7 and a BA in business, Nichola is responsible for teaching, preparation of records, assessments as well as many other personal tutor responsibilities.

Mathew Cox

Healthcare Tutor

As a lifelong learner of pedagogy Mathew has achieved a Masters degree in educational management and a degree in psychology BSC (Hons). Mathew is a QTLS qualified teacher with a level 3 diploma in health studies and psychology and teaches materials in HNC/D, BTEC business and HASC.


Charlene Pattison

Business Tutor

Charlene is currently studying a masters in inclusive education, has achieved a PGSE, a BA (Hons) in accountancy and delivers sessions on financial accounting and management accounting.

Olu Akingbehin

Business Tutor

Olu has achieved a bachelor of business in management, a PGCE, CILT diploma and MSc logistics and supply chain management. Olu’s responsibilities include teaching operations management and marketing essentials.

Hafsah Hussain

Business Tutor

Hafsah is one of the business tutors on the HND course. Hafsa has obtained a BA(Hons) International Business degree which leads her on to do a PGCE at Level 7 in adult education. Hafsah’s job role includes delivering lessons, developing teaching material and creating an enthusiastic learning environment.


Jennifer Lomax

Business And Hospitality Tutor

Jennifer has achieved a PGCE 14+, LLM in Legal Practice, a Graduate Diploma in Law and a BA (Hons) in English with Creative Writing. Jennifer delivers sessions on the HNC/HND Business programme and BA Hospitality programme to a diverse range of learners.

Faical Chanour

Hospitality And Business Top Up


As a PhD student in marketing in higher education and quality management, Faical teaches project and quality management has been a lecturer at Niels Brock Business College and an external lecturer at De Montfort University. Facial has also achieved an MBA in business administration and research in comparative cultural studies as well as a PGT in teaching business.

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Allan Lawrence

Director Of Projects Beyond Borders

Allan has taught at colleges and universities for over 30 years and has held several managerial positions. He was awarded a doctorate from the University of Greenwich in 1993. Currently, he is a director of the consultancy, Projects Beyond Borders and of two social enterprises, one of which is The Enterprise Centre based in Bury and the other is the National 3D Printing Society. He has also worked as an External Assessor of project applications for the European Commission since 1999.

Stephanie Kennedy

L3 Foundation Programme


Stephanie has achieved a BA(Hons) businesses management degree, is a personal tutor and is responsible for L3 procedure assessments and teaching material.

Nicey Talbot

Academic Administrator

Nicey has responsibility of keeping track of student results and progression as well as taking on the general admin responsibilities in the office.

Liam Pepperell

Work Placement Officer

Liam is responsible for supporting students with finding and completing work placements, he will assess and supervise them throughout, for them to complete this part of their HND Health & Social Care course. Liam has considerable experience working as part of an Occupational Therapy team, in different mental health care settings; facilitating a drug & alcohol awareness group. Liam has a Level 3 Diploma in Criminology.

Katie Smith

Academic Administrator

With a L2 in business administration, Katie is a student welfare officer dealing with general office duties, student inquiries, logging student assignments and emailing students.

Emma Moorcroft

Healthcare Tutor

Emma is currently teaching a HND health and social care Programme and has recently completed her QTLS . With a PGCE in education achieving Distinctions in theory and in practice Emma has a lot of experience working with special educational needs learners and is currently working as a teacher/personal tutor.

Julie Semmens

Healthcare Tutor

Julie is responsible for planning and delivering BTEC courses and delivers sessions on anger management and stress management. Julie also has a lot of experience dealing and communicating well with students who have SEND needs including ASD, ADHD and BESD issues.

Kirsty Haslam

Healthcare Tutor

Kirsty has achieved a BTEC and national diploma in HASC, HND in HASC, BSC (Hons) in Health and Social care, a PGCE in Education and is currently working as a HASC tutor.

Waseema Salehuddin

Healthcare Associate Lecturer

Waseema has achieved PGCE in teaching learners with additional needs, a level 5 in health and social care and a masters in English language teaching (ELT). Waseema is a former intern from the University of Bolton and has 20 years of teaching experience to various levels of students in Bangladesh, Thailand and the UK.

Enock Tsapayi

Healthcare Associate Lecturer

With a passion for supporting young people, Enock has achieved a level 7 TLAN with a Merit in coursework and Distinction in practice. Enock has a PGCE (Merit), HE psychology, QTLS and community health diploma with a youth and community work BA(Hons).

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Carol-Anne Baines


Achieving a BSc(hons), a PGCE 14+ and a psychology degree, Carol has a lot of experience teaching ESOL to students, creating schemes of work, lesson plans and managing classroom support. Carol is now tutoring foundation at the OLC.