Briony Fawcett takes charge at PHX

Briony Fawcett has been promoted to acting managing director at Preston training specialist PHX Training.

She will lead the company in a transitional role as it expands its services across the region.

Former managing director Dan Scott retains a seat on the board as owner with a remit to steer strategic aims, while Jayne Scott continues as finance director.

Briony, who joined the company as contracts director in 2017, brings experience in employability, welfare to work, skills and contracts management to the role.

Briony said: “PHX is a leader in its field with highly skilful people at every level so I feel privileged to be given this role as we move forward with our diverse range of services.

“Ultimately, our goal is to make a difference to people’s lives through the development of skills, opportunities and employment. Likewise, we are getting closer to the business community to highlight the new opportunities of training and how we can support them.”

Our goal is to make a difference to people’s lives.

Dan Scott said: “Briony has already brought structure and a difference to the business since her arrival and this appointment is a natural progression for her and PHX Training. Her drive, energy and foresight will help to take the company into the next phase of growth.”

The PHX team of qualified trainers delivers a diverse range of resources including offline, online and face-to-face services at six training centres in Barrow, Carlisle, Workington, Morecambe, Preston and Blackpool.