Robert Acton – Operations Manager

Robert has over 20 years’ experience working at Pennant within Computer Based Training and Media Development, producing virtual reality trainers, 3D graphics, self-paced and instructor led courseware, multimedia packages and training videos for a wide variety of clients.

He was the Project Lead on several Key Media programmes including: The Virtual Loadmaster Simulator, Virtual Reality Parachute Trainer, Virtual Marshalling Trainer and Astute Class Submarine Familiarisation Trainer.

In 2015 the Virtual Reality team, headed by Robert, won the Best Visual Simulator for the Virtual Parachute Simulator at the Unite Awards.

Robert became Operations Manager for the Manchester site in July 2020 and is responsible for the Studio Services and Technical Documentation Departments.