In a year that has seen Astro Communications win or be shortlisted for more awards than ever before, they are delighted to now announce that Nathan Lee, Service Desk Team Leader, has been recognised for his achievements and been shortlisted for the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP) SME Apprentice of the Year Award 2020.
The ITP is the UK’s leading independent body for people who work in the telecommunications industry and being shortlisted in this, their thirteenth Awards is a great honour and testament to the progress Nathan has made since joining the company.
Steve Hodges, Astro Chief Executive said of the nomination, “Since Nathan first said he would be committed to Astro if he was given the chance to join the team, words that made him stand out above the other 5 potential apprentices we were interviewing, he has shown professionalism and determination at all times. He has never missed a day or been late and has been reliable and resilient throughout his time with us. It is these talents, skills, behaviours and his ability to learn quickly that have seen Nathan progress within the organisation to become a much-valued member of the Leadership Team. The entire Board and Management Team are extremely proud of Nathan’s achievements, especially given his young age.”
This is the latest in a string of successes and developments for Astro in the last twelve months. Steve Hodges was recently crowned Director of the Year at the highly prestigious Institute of Directors Awards, this followed Astro being finalists in 2019 World Communication Awards first ever Culture Change Awards – an award that recognises organisations that are best progressing in transforming cultural attitudes throughout their business. 2020 also saw Astro shortlisted in the Comms National Awards, Positive Impact Category for CSR. Steve Hodges and Astro Co-Founder and CTO, Steve Smith have both been recognised for their achievements by receiving Honorary Fellowships of the ITP in recent years.
About Astro Technology Group
Astro Technology Group has been delivering technical solutions to solve business challenges for over 30 years. Founded by two former apprentices of BT and Cable and Wireless, Astro has gone on to deliver some of the most technically challenging and complex solutions in the market.
Providing services ranging from full IT managed services, connectivity solutions and infrastructure deployments for key clients including Wynden Stark, London and Partners, TGI Fridays, Grundon Waste Management, Cisco Meraki and Oakman Inns.
Astro Communications has its headquarters at Hawley Manor, Dartford, and has offices in Calgary, Canada and staff across the UK and the rest of the world to service their global client base.