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Our People

Gerry Morpeth

Course Director & Authorising Engineer

After serving 24 years in the Corps of Royal Engineers, Gerry left the Army to become a founding director of Morsafe Limited in 2005. He has helped develop the company into one of the first choice training providers for many companies requiring training in MoD/SNHS/NHS HTM and similar safe systems of work. He is currently employed as a DIO (MoD) licensed Authorising Engineer providing training, compliance auditing and developing safe systems. Additionally he sits on the DIO (MoD) Working at Height and Confined Space Working Groups.

Ashley Morpeth

Technical Training Manager

Ashley cut his teeth as a self-employed rope access technician working as a climber in the industry on several large projects before joining Morsafe as a trainer. He has matured and developed into the role of Technical training Manager delivering all Working at Height and Confined Space courses in the portfolio and has a particular interest in trouble shooting and advising on rescue scenarios. His relaxed manner and training style is appreciated by new and potentially nervous delegates and his experience gained on a variety of sites and locations both throughout UK and overseas is appreciated by more senior operatives.

Andrew Berridge

Senior Trainer

Andrew worked as a programme and project manager originally in the telephony sector, then branched out into other areas including criminal justice and community-based projects, before joining Morsafe as a trainer. He delivers the full range of confined space courses.His calm training style and sense of humour help people who have not studied for a while relax and participate, particularly during any assessment phase of the training programme. He has an enthusiastic approach to training and thoroughly enjoys helping people to complete the course in a successful and positive manner.

Stuart Henry

Working at Height and Confined Spaces Trainer

Stuart has worked in health and safety in the retail sector for over 10 years. He has also been a qualified diver for 5 years. Since joining Morsafe, Stuart has been delivering multiple courses and completing site surveys to develop Confined Spaces Registers. His calm training style and sense of humour help people who have not studied for a while relax and participate, particularly during any assessment phase of the training programme. He has an enthusiastic approach to training and thoroughly enjoys helping people to complete the course in a successful and positive manner.

Leigh Gallagher

Consultant Trainer

Leigh worked with Morsafe from early days, firstly as the Senior Trainer and now as a as a Consultant Trainer. He delivers the full range of Morsafe courses with all his usual enthusiasm and flair having built a solid reputation enjoying great feedback from delegates impressed by his training style and relaxed approach. He has a vast range of experience of both MoD and non-MoD sites and is able to use this to the benefit of others whist delivering training or assessing sites.

Julie Russell

Finance & Admin Director

Julie has an extensive background working in finance and on Private Finance Initiative (PFI) projects within the Bid Proposal Management Team ensuring that the bid documents are compliant and complete to the client’s requirements. She has worked on and completed many large multi-million pound proposals for healthcare and education working directly for a bid management company and as a consultant achieving excellent results. Additionally, Julie manages the administration and finances for Morsafe Limited with her small but dedicated team.

Gillian Scholes

Course Administration

Gill joined Morsafe as Course Administrator due to our increasing number of clients. She has vast experience as a Training Centre Coordinator, is a committed and hard-working individual who enjoys a challenge and can competently handle multiple tasks on a daily basis, working well under pressure. In the time she has been with Morsafe, she has introduced noticeable changes making for a smoother and more effective administrative experience from start to finish for each course delivered.