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The CPD Ltd Team


Mike Howitt, Training Team Leader

Mike is widely known in the construction industry for his experience in the field of communications between building component manufacturers and architects and specifiers, both in the UK and South Africa.

He was responsible for the development and introduction of the UK's first-ever programme on Selling to Architects. His programmes covered selling at exhibitions, building design and construction and selling mining and construction equipment. 

Over the past three years, he has been totally focused on the research and development of CPD success programmes.


Caroline Ryan, Training Consultant

Caroline is an experienced coach, trainer and facilitator, with a broad business perspective arising from senior level experience in multiple industry sectors, including design and construction, over the past 25 years whilst working in the UK and overseas.

Her background includes senior roles in business development, management consultancy and training while her clients include SMEs through to PLCs, public sector organisations and Fortune 500 companies across Europe and the USA.


Carl Burkinshaw, Associate Consultant

Carl’s background in sales and sales management spans 30 years in the construction industry. Carl has worked for some of the biggest names in specification such as Muraspec, Interface Europe, PPG and Akzo Nobel.

As can be seen from the company names above, he has sold a wide variety of building products such as surface coatings, carpet and vinyl flooring, ceramic tiles and sanitary ware. In addition, he has recruited, trained, developed and managed sales teams at both regional and national levels.


Vic Armstrong, Team Audio Visual Support

Vic has in-depth experience in photography, video, internet, digital design and system software. His experience covers well over 20 years and, during this time, he has been privileged to be associated with such brands as Mars, BBC, Getty Imaging and Google. 

He has also carried out marketing in Australia where he took part in the launch of a specialised building product.

Contact us today on 0116 210 7400 or email CPD.