Dale Morgan – Chairman
Dale is an entrepreneur with vision and the commitment, drive and determination to excel in demanding roles.
He has a history of successful sales, marketing and financial management, coupled with excellent business acumen and commercial awareness. Dale ran his own businesses for 27 years before joining the London East Training and Enterprise Council in 1997 as a Business Adviser.
As a result of his strong networking abilities, experience and wealth of business contacts Dale was promoted to Head of the Small Business Service before leaving in 2001 and moving on to create a similar team for Reed in Partnership PLC.
Dale set up TCHC Group Limited after he won a contract to deliver the Employer Training Pilot in 2003 as an Embedded Broker. Because of his "hands on" knowledge he has subsequently won and delivered three other contracts for the LSC prior to being awarded the Train to Gain contract in the East of England.
Over the past 18 years Dale has guided TCHC’s strategic direction and diversification from originally a Brokerage company on Train to Gain in the East of England (2006 – 2011) into delivering Employability (2008 – present), Youth (2012 – present) Lottery & Community Programmes (2016 – present).
Since Brexit when over 85% of the company’s contracts were ESF Dale has overseen the re-engineering of TCHC so that the company has a more balanced portfolio of contracts across the newly created Directorates of Youth Services, Adult and Communities & Justice.
After many successful years as TCHC Group’s Chief Executive, Dale was appointed Chairman of TCHC Group Ltd in 2017.
Dale was a Governor and Chairman of Governors at Italia Conti Stage School for 5 years from 2014 to 2020.
Barbara Morgan – Director
Barbara’s contribution to TCHC is invaluable as she has a wide experience in sales & marketing, setting up and running her own promotion & marketing company which, she developed and sold in the early 90’s.
She is trained and qualified in Psychotherapy and worked privately and with the NHS as a Psychotherapist at Watford General Hospital. Barbara has a wealth of knowledge and experience in counselling and development having trained for 5 years at the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy (CCPE) in London. She was also a Governor of a local school in Watford for six years.
As TCHC grew, Barbara commissioned our external Employee Assistance Programme to ensure the support for the health and wellbeing of our staff.
Courtney Grinham – Managing Director
Courtney is the Managing Director of TCHC Group where she is responsible for the strategic direction of the business.
Courtney joined TCHC Group in 2010. She started in Gateway working on Apprenticeships through Employer Engagement and progressed to Recruitment Manager overseeing TCHC Group’s job outcomes for learners on funded programmes. Courtney has experience as a Personal Adviser and Workforce Development Adviser.
In the last twelve years she has held a number of senior positions, managing staff across the business and all provision, ensuring the Safeguarding for learners and staff across the company.
As a successful Project and Programme Manager she has led on several of our most successful programmes including Thurrock OnTrack working with Thurrock Council on this ESF funded programme. This contract is continuing to do great partnership with the Local Authority to support the Young People in Thurrock.
Courtney has experience overseeing projects for specific target groups and vulnerable learners including, Youth Programmes, Study Programmes, 50+ Skills Support, Mental Health & Wellbeing Support, Long Term Unemployed, Adult Education Budget, Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Care Leavers, Lone Parent and Carers Employability Support.
Courtney has helped develop TCHC Group Employability Programmes with the DWP in Essex, East Anglia, London, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and the Midlands.
In 2017 she became a TCHC Group Company Director and Managing Director in 2018.
Courtney believes that every learner is at the heart of all that we do, and that everyone should have the chance to achieve their career goals, no matter what difficulties they face, and she is dedicated to helping them achieve this.
Yuen-Man Yau - Operations Director
Yuen joined TCHC Group in 2010 and started within the administration department before undergoing funded training to become a qualified Personal Adviser. In 2017, Yuen became the manager for the Essex team and in July 2019 she was promoted to Director of Programmes for London and Essex. Yuens progression through the company continued in June 2020 as she was promoted to the TCHC Group Board as Programmes Director and became Operations Director in 2021. Yuen has an array of experience in working on a variety of different government funded projects. These have included managing the GAPs Study Programmes, OnTrack Thurrock in partnership with Thurrock Council, NEETs delivery as well as AEB and FLF programmes supporting the unemployed and upskilling the workforce of major employers like the NHS.
Yuen works closely with the Managing Director and the Senior Leadership Team to manage a multi-functional team who are able to support contract deliveries across a number of different counties by striking up excellent rapport with referral organisations and stakeholders to promote and deliver TCHC’s training. In turn strengthening and continuing to develop sustainable working relationships on each programme. Yuen is extremely passionate about her role and wants to ensure that each learner, employer and staff member is able to achieve their goals with TCHC.
In her personal time, Yuen enjoys spending time with her family and children. She is a Parent Governor of her local Primary School as well as being Co-Chair of the PSA Team and an avid supporter and fundraiser for her local Children’s Hospice.
Claire Jeens - Quality Director
Claire Jeens joined TCHC Group Ltd and All Trades Training Ltd (ATT) in 2017 and joined the ATT Board in 2021. Claire is passionate about Education and Training and has worked in the industry for over 10 years.
Claire oversees the Quality, Safeguarding and Apprenticeship departments across both companies for all provision. She is the Head of Centre for all Awarding Organisations the Group work with.
Claire works closely with colleagues to support continual improvement and growth to drive better performance. As well as being the responsible person for accreditation’s such as the Matrix Standard, Cyber Essentials Plus, ISO 27001, 14001 and 9001.
Claire started her career in the hospitality industry as a Chef and went into training because she enjoyed teaching new Chefs how to cook.
Rose Lavin – Non-Executive Director
Rose started her career as a teacher working with 16-18 year olds, teaching a range of English, history, maths. Rose moved to London Docklands Development Corporation and her role was to develop the skills agenda within the development of Canary Wharf. Rose had roles working with National and international companies eg. Kalamazoo, specialist in Software, Hardware and IT development. Rose join LTEC and the Learning and Skills Council.
Rose joined TCHC in 2006 as Managing Director and became CEO in 2017 working alongside the team until 2018 when Rose retired.
Since 2018, Rose has been doing consultancy work regarding development activity in the region and re-joined the TCHC Board as a Non-Executive Director in January 2022. In her role as a TCHC NED she considers the role of the current Directors, the companies governance procedures, financial management and the risk management procedures and has an oversight of the company’s business plan, strategic aims and objectives
Her strategic relationships with Local Authorities, Job Centre Plus, Local Enterprise Partnerships is longstanding and supports the companies reputation.