ABT appoints Student Ambassador for Ireland

Martin Widdicombe ABT Student AmbassadorABT has appointed Martin Widdicombe as ABT Student Ambassador for the UK and Ireland.

Martin re-joins ABT in the role after a period of semi-retirement.

As ABT Student Ambassador, Martin will be coordinating ABT's engagement with colleges and training providers across the UK and Ireland. This will include facilitating student presentations and communicating the benefits of ABT's Student Membership to students studying for qualifications in beauty, nails, complementary therapies, hair and barbering, as well as college lecturers and industry educators.

Commenting on his appointment as ABT Student Ambassador, Martin Widdicombe says:

“I am delighted to be re-joining ABT as Student Ambassador, a role I started initially in 2009. Working with our future generation of beauty and hair professionals is immensely rewarding, and having the opportunity to visit colleges and meet students in person enables ABT to tailor our Student Membership to meet their needs as well as offer guidance and support as they look to forge successful careers.”

Dave Horton, ABT Director, adds:

“We're very happy to have Martin back in the role of ABT Student Ambassador, a role he excelled in previously. Despite his time in semi-retirement, Martin still has a wealth of knowledge to pass onto the students he meets during his college visits, and we look forward to him reconnecting with college lecturers and introducing himself to new beauty and hair schools across the UK and Ireland.”

ABT Student Membership is available to all beauty, nails, complementary therapy and hairdressing students and includes a comprehensive insurance package through Catlin Insurance (UK) Ltd which includes up to €6.5 million Professional Treatment Risks insurance, €6.5 million Public Liability insurance and €6.5 million Product Liability insurance for students' Case Study work or for other work prior to qualification.

For information on ABT Student Membership, visit www.abtinsurance.ie or email Martin Widdicombe at martin@abtinsurance. co.uk