Karen BlackmoreMarketing Communications Manager
Karen joined Osprey in April 2015. Her primary focus is to define and deliver integrated marketing, PR and digital campaigns to drive business growth and to increase our external profile and brand awareness in our chosen markets.
Karen has over 16 years’ experience in business marketing roles. Prior to joining Osprey she worked at Atkins where she was responsible for delivering the marketing and communications strategy for their Defence business.
Kerry WoodAdmin and Project Support Manager
Kerry joined Osprey in July 2019 to strengthen and streamline our admin and project support processes.
Kerry has had extensive roles in Administration, bringing a wide range of skills and wealth of experience to Osprey. She has previously worked as Admin and Office Managers, as an Executive Assistant, Team Leader and as a Performance Coach in the commercial, engineering and financial service industries.
Kerry’s role at Osprey is diverse. She supports everyone in the company by performing the majority of the day-to-day admin tasks, booking travel arrangements and managing diaries, is responsible for Health & Safety, and is heavily involved in our bids and all aspects of project support.
Alisha AnnanRecruitment Manager
Alisha joins Osprey with a recruitment background working predominantly within the defence and energy industry sectors. Having experience supporting an in-house recruitment function for almost five years, Alisha’s focus is to support the growth of Osprey in terms of both permanent head count as well as growing an associate pool of candidates with diverse range of capabilities. Alisha is skilled in recruiting a varied range of niche expertise which allows us to offer quality staff that are highly skilled and in demand as and when the market requires.
Lisa BartonFinance Manager
Lisa joined Osprey in April 2021 as an important addition to the Finance Team at a pivotal time following our acquisition by tpgroup. She is a Chartered Accountant and brings a wealth of experience from a career spanning over 20 years in the hospitality and education sectors, including positions at Compass Group PLC and the Rookwood School Trust Limited.
Previously, Lisa worked for Pabulum Limited where she was responsible for the year end accounts, monthly management accounts, treasury operations and weekly cash flow forecasting and reporting. She was also integral in the upgrade and ongoing development of the company finance system, and provided training to all users on the changes and enhancements that had been made. Lisa’s strong financial expertise and analytical skills are invaluable to the continuation of our growth.
Connel JonesAssistant Accountant Apprentice
Connel joined Osprey in August 2020 as our Assistant Accountant Apprentice. He will be studying to gain his AAT Level 3 qualification whilst being involved in all aspects of finance for Osprey.
Connel has a degree in Business with Accounting from the University of Hull, graduating in 2016. He is originally from Scunthorpe but now lives close to our Farnborough office, spending the last couple of years working for Lynx Golf in Weybridge as an Operations Assistant. Connel is now very keen to kick start his finance and accountancy career.