About Corndel

Focused on quality, trusted by our clients, made by our people

Our story

Corndel is a unique, multi award-winning UK management and technology training provider.
Corndel’s vision from the outset was to offer lifelong, brilliant skills training, redefining the traditional apprenticeship to allow organisations to train employees at all levels. We have relentlessly focused on delivering the highest quality programmes for new and existing employees. Our launch of Corndel College London (CCL) allows us to continue to build on this and deliver degrees designed by industry demand, providing better outcomes for both students and employers.

What underpins this training is a people-led approach, trained by experts with both commercial and training experience, combined with a blended learning delivery model.

Our employers and learners benefit from

People-centred delivery

Quality learning experience

Industry-recognised qualifications

Tech agility

Some of our awards


Empowering the whole Corndel team to delight customers and learners

James Kelly
Chief Executive and co-founder
20 years’ experience in professional services consulting with PwC, IBM and Deloitte. Passionate about employment, education and skills. Leads on strategy and corporate growth.
Angela Hale
Chief Operating Officer
More than 25 years’ management and operational experience with a strong focus on professional development and performance improvement.
Kamini Sanghani
Business Development Director
More than 15 years’ experience in partnership and business development roles across FTSE100, public and voluntary sector organisations. Works with customers to optimise their Levy to develop business capabilities in digital and leadership skills.
Kevin Rose
Group Chief Financial Officer
20 years of senior management experience in commerce working in Europe, the US and Asia. He is involved in strategic and operational matters and oversees the financial management of Corndel.
Shezan Hirjee
Director of Curriculum & Assessment
Education specialist, with degrees from Cambridge and UCL Institute of Education. Background in teaching and lecturing in management, business and economics at institutions across the UK.
David Millar
Director of Excellence & Learner Experience
20 years' experience in Education as a Teacher and Executive Leader. Driven by an unshakeable belief in human potential and in the transformative power of education.
Committed to excellence, supporting and challenging people to be the very best they can be.

Our partners

These are our brilliant partners, who share our philosophy and help us deliver 
brilliant training
Imperial College Business School
Imperial College Business School and Corndel have partnered to deliver the Level 7 Executive Development Programme.
Institute of Student Employers
We are members of the ISE, the biggest student recruitment and development community in the UK.
Apprenticeships Diversity Champions Network
Championing apprenticeships and diversity amongst employers and encouraging more people from underrepresented groups to consider apprenticeships
Supporting individuals and organisations in accelerating digital upskilling in the UK.
We run Mumsnet Parent Returner programmes, supporting those returning to work after a prolonged period of leave.
Ambitious about Autism
Every autistic young person has a right to work – we help open new doors with through our partnership.
Tech Talent Charter
The Tech Talent Charter (TTC) was founded by a number of organisations across the recruitment, tech and social enterprise fields and has been supported by the UK Digital Strategy since 2017.
Tech She Can
The Tech She Can Charter is a commitment by organisations to work together to increase the number of women working in technology roles in the UK. We are key partners, launching
British Retail Consortium
The go-to trade association for all UK retailers, promoting the story of retail, shaping debates and influencing the issues that matter to the industry.
University of Nottingham
Corndel has partnered with the University of Nottingham to offer UK employers the chance to develop sought-after data analytics and data science skills across the workforce.
Chartered Management Institute
The CMI is the awarding body for Corndel’s award-winning Management and Leadership programmes. Corndel was awarded the CMI’s Learning Provider Partner of the Year Award 2020.
Chartered Institute of Fundraising
The CIOF is the awarding body for Corndel’s Fundraising programmes.
Association of Project Managers
Association for Project Management (APM) is the only chartered body for the project profession, with over 30,000 individual members.

Our people make us special

We are always looking for new team members who can help us make the biggest
 impact for the organisations and individuals we support.
Careers at Corndel