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Gary Millns,
Associate Director

Training & Development

Gary has overall responsibility for our dedicated in-house training centre, the Aztec Academy. In this role, he leads and oversees the development and delivery of an extensive programme of face-to-face and online training, from employee induction and soft skills to technical skills and professional qualifications.

In addition to leading the Academy across our seven offices, Gary creates and delivers our leadership and management programmes, and a range of other in-house courses.

Background and experience

Gary joined us in 2017 as Senior Training and Development Manager, and has been instrumental in further developing the Aztec Academy. He was promoted to the role of Associate Director in 2019.

Gary has extensive multi-jurisdictional experience in training design, delivery and assessment, working for a broad range of organisations across Jersey, Europe and the Caribbean. He previously spent over four years with the States of Jersey, designing and delivering an extensive training programme for employees, and providing skills training and professional development for clients. Prior to this, Gary spent over 13 years in senior roles for BPP Education, most recently as Head of Central and Eastern Europe and Director of Offshore Centres.

Earlier in his career, Gary spent 18 years in the hospitality sector, including senior training and management roles in Jersey, the UK and Antigua.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Manager and Member of the Chartered Management Institute
  • ICSA Certificate in Offshore Finance and Administration
  • NVQ Assessor Award

Outside of the office

Gary can often be found embracing the great outdoors, fell walking or enjoying a more leisurely pace with his cockerpoo, Bertie. A keen ballroom dancer, he has a passion for music, especially jazz and opera.

Gary has travelled extensively and relishes any opportunity to visit new places. Closer to home, he is a passionate cook and enjoys wine tasting.


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