Drp hires new learning & development manager

Jez Light bring 20 years' experience working in learning and development with a variety of brands.

Jez Light
Jez Light

Jez Light has joined creative communications agency Drp as the new learning and development manager.

Light’s main responsibilities will be to provide a creative and innovative structure to ensure that all team members are being developed on a constant basis.

Before working at Drp, Light has spent 20 years working within the retail, leisure and hospitality industries in learning and development and HR. 

Light was awarded a CIPD Best Training Award in 2017, and has worked alongside brands such as Toby Carvery, All Bar One, Harvester, Next, and Superdrug.

"My belief is that learning is way more effective when it’s fun and memorable and hits the right spot so I’m looking forward to getting settled in and start making progress towards this," said Light.

"At Drp we are passionate about each person’s individual talent, and ensuring they receive the best training and development. Having Jez on board has facilitated this vision, and we are looking forward to see what he will bring to the business," added CEO Dale Parmenter.

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