We would like to congratulate Martin Symcox, Director of IQL UK since January 2014, on his new appointment as CEO for Metro Blind Sport. Martin leaves RLSS UK at the end of September and we are pleased to announce that Jo Talbot, currently Head of Products will take over as Interim Director of IQL UK, from 1 October for the next 6 months; the RLSS UK Leadership Team are looking forward to working with Jo and we’re sure you will all join us in wishing her well with this much-deserved opportunity.
Jo Talbot will continue to manage the development of new products for RLSS UK and IQL UK as well as the role of Director for IQL UK. Jo’s expansive knowledge and experience in the industry, within the public and private leisure sector, as an Operator, Health and Safety Manager and Training Manager will help her to manage IQL going forward.
Georgie is responsible for updating and standardising our policies and procedures for all our qualifications ensuring that IQL UK adheres to regulatory responsibilities as an Awarding Organisation, and for dealing with all matters related to compliance e.g., policy documentation, appeals, complaints, malpractice, maladministration and reasonable adjustments and special considerations.
Aaron, formally a Community Drowning Prevention Coordinator (CDPC), came off the road at the beginning of 2018 to take on the role of Non-Vocational Awards Manager and is responsible for the Lifesaving Awards. Aaron has recently joining the Product Team within IQL as the Lifesaving expert and looks forward to supporting the wider team on a variety of projects.