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Actisense COO to help shape next generation of young engineers at the Grange

Posted on: 27/09/2017

 Lesley Keets COO of the Award-winning Dorset-based marine electronics brand,  Actisense, is helping to shape new engineering courses at The Grange School in Christchurch.
Nurturing the next generation of engineers, Actisense’s Chief Operating Officer Lesley Keets is supporting The Grange School in Christchurch. Lesley will be joining a number of prominent business representatives who are helping to shape a new Level 3 BTEC Engineering Course at the school, which is set to open in September 2018. Giving students an alternative route into engineering careers, Lesley will also help to develop new apprenticeship programmes.
Lesley Keets said:                                               
“As a fast-growing company, we are always looking for bright young minds and believe that by supporting our schools we can invest in the future of our industry. I am looking forward to liaising with teachers and other Dorset based businesses at The Grange School with the aim of increasing the local talent pool in engineering.”
Based in Poole, Active Research Ltd, is a multi-award-winning company and world innovator in marine electronics. Under the brand name Actisense, they create sophisticated equipment for both the leisure and commercial marine markets. Established by Phil Whitehurst in 1997, Actisense has a recent period of rapid expansion. Through their excellent reputation, for both quality and reliability, they now work with 70 distributors in 42 countries from the USA to New Zealand, Europe, and China.
For more information about Actisense visit: www.actisense.com

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