Sam Blacknell

Technical Academy Manager

My name is Sam Blacknell and I am the Technical Academy Manager at East Leake, Leicestershire. I am involved with many aspects of training carried out in the Academy. Previously to working at British Gypsum I completed a 3 year plastering apprenticeship with a small plastering company in Nottinghamshire, I have spent 5 years as a sub contractor as well as taking my skills abroad to work in Canada and more recently I worked in Further Education as a Plastering Tutor.


East Leake, Leicestershire

Hobbies & Interests

Outside of work I am a keen sportsman which includes being part of a squash team in a local league, golfing with friends and family and training at my local cross fit gym.

British Gypsum - Meet The Trainers - Sam Blacknell - East Leake Academy