Applied Driving Techniques (ADT), the global provider of driver and fleet safety management, has appointed Orlando Collesso as Head of Training and Education. In his new role, he will be responsible for the company’s training proposition, developing blended learning solutions that take advantage of the latest advances in driver behaviour monitoring, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. Collesso will also be tasked with coordinating and growing ADT’s network of fleet driver trainers. “This is an exciting opportunity, which will enable me to build on ADT’s success within the fleet marketplace and deliver industry-leading driver engagement and learning,” explains Orlando Collesso. “I will use my training experience, combined with a passion for road safety, to create managed solutions across all online, workshop and behind the wheel requirements.”
Collesso possesses almost 20 years of driver training experience and has been an independent fleet safety and efficiency consultant since 2005. He has provided support to some of the largest fleets in the UK on behalf of multiple national and international driver safety organisations. He has also spent the past eight years as Lead Trainer for ADT in Scotland, producing and presenting virtual-and classroom-based workshops.
Andy Phillips, Global Managing Partner at Applied Driving Techniques (Global Solutions) Ltd commented: “We are rapidly expanding our blended learning proposition, both in the UK and internationally, so Orlando has a huge role to play in our growth strategy moving forward. We will be tapping into his extensive expertise to ensure we are best-placed to meet the changing needs of our fleet customers and deliver best-practice driver education.”