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Meet the Team

Our dedicated team of experienced education and STEM professionals are always on hand to deliver the best customer experience and to support our Schools and Ambassadors. We all have a passion to move STEM forward and spark curiosity in every young person we work with.

To get in touch with the team call us on 0191 516 4400 or email us at stem@rtcnorth.co.uk.

Meet our team below:


Janine Marshall

Janine Marshall

STEM Hub Contract Manager

As a STEM team leader with over 25 years of experience of working with schools and colleges, Janine is well versed in the education arena. Janine’s main role is to oversee team direction and business development although currently her favourite activity is being a student mentor and working alongside her fantastic mentees. Contact Janine for further information about the STEM Hub or team activity.

Claire Willis

Education Relationship Manager

Claire is responsible for managing relationships between the North East STEM hub and local schools and colleges. Claire joins us having spent over 25 years in the STEM arena in the North East working across the region on various STEM initiatives. Most recently, she ran her own business Fusion STEM offering bespoke support to local schools and STEM organisations. Prior to this Claire was the STEM Outreach Coordinator at Science Learning Centre North East.

Dawn Ross

Dawn Ross

Partner Liaison Coordinator

Liaising and working through hundreds of applications, DBS renewals and arranging inductions with our industry partners Dawn has a keen eye for detail ensuring our NE STEM Ambassadors have an enjoyable experience from application to induction. In relation to schools Dawn works alongside the Hub team to make sure teachers and schools can identify and articulate their needs, thus closing the gap between education and industry. Get in touch with Dawn if you have any questions about your STEM Ambassador application, induction, DBS or school needs.

Trish Corner

Trish Corner

Mentoring Programme Administrator

Although new to the STEM team, Trish brings with her a wealth of expertise in the administration and project monitoring area. Her role includes the recruitment and management of volunteer mentors, supporting the training of mentors, developing relationships with participating schools, supporting programme PR and regional publicity as well as measuring activity impact, reporting and delivery development. To learn more about the mentoring programme get in touch with Trish.

Latest News

STEM and the Power of Six

Josh Minto and Rob Stobie have been welcomed into the STEM team. Josh Minto joins as Education Relationships Manager. In his previous role, Josh worked for the Nissan Skills Foundation where he was involved in the preparation and delivery of various STEM project sessions/events.


Inspiring future trailblazers.

The STEM team at RTC North are once again ‘blazing a trail’ in delivering a fantastic ‘Dragons Den’ style challenge to engage, educate and inspire over 1500 young people in the Tees Valley.

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