Success Stories

About Lee Hallam - The founder & CEO of ntrs

Lee Hallam chief executive and founder of ntrs, served nearly 10 years with the Royal Marines and has also worked as a police officer. He retrained as a telecoms engineer before later specialising in the installation of subsea cable systems in the Pacific Ocean.

Lee believes in training and employing individuals who have already served several years in either Her Majesty’s Forces or a comparable profession.

‘We find people who have already proven their dedication, commitment and loyalty within the military and who recognise the need for team work.’

You will often find Lee at ntrs giving inspirational talks to our students.

Jack Hewes

Then: Army

Now: Assistant Project

Antony Macek

Then: Royal Air Force

Now: Engineering Manager

Steve Parkin

Then: Army

Now: Project Manager

Jase Young

Then: Army

Now: Assistant Telecomms Installer

Andrew Fyfe

Then: Army

Now: Telecoms Supervisor

James Weston 

Then: Army

Now: LV cable jointer 

Kevin Glossop

Then: Army

Now: Civils Supervisor

Anthony Tinkler 

Then: Royal Navy

Now: Overhead linesman/cable jointer

Adam Cullabine

Then: Royal Army

Now: Lead installation and test engineer

Craig Froggatt

Then: Army

Now: Storeman

Dale Fairclough

Then: Army

Now: Signalling Test Engineer

Andrew Skelton

Then: Army

Now: Head of Telecomms Engineering

Joseph Curzon

Then: Army

Now: Assistant Signal Installer

Ian Patterson

Then: Army

Now: Senior Project Manager in Optical Networks

Laurence Tebbutt

Then: Army

Now: Telecoms Delivery Engineer

Stephen Johnson

Then: Army

Now: Construction Manager (Telecoms)

Robert Merton

Then: Army

Now: Assistant installer

Simon Kidd

Then: Army

Now: Senior Commissioning Engineer, Optical Networks

Craig Watts

Then: Royal Air Force

Now: Senior/Principal E&P Design CRE

John Walton

Then: Army

Now: Operations Director Optical Networks

Miners Graduation

As featured on BBC, Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire was the last deep coal mine in Britain to close. Following the closure, ntrs have trained 6 former miners in Telecoms and a number of the candidates now have a successful career with our parent company, Linbrooke.