Marshall apprentice, Haydn Jakes, awarded MBE

Haydn Jakes, a former Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) apprentice, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in The Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Haydn, 24, from Cambridge, was nominated for his achievements as an aircraft engineering apprentice and winning gold in the ‘Skills Olympics’ in Russia last year.

He was an airframe and propulsion apprentice at Marshall ADG from 2013 to 2017 and last August beat 16 hopefuls from around the world to win a coveted gold medal for Great Britain in the WorldSkills International Competition in the Aircraft Maintenance category.

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