An experienced C-Suite executive serving the Further Education and Skills sector for over 27 years. I am responsible as the UK Executive lead, for Jisc Further Education and Skill Policy, Engagement and Services. I lead on Jisc’s strategy for building the digital leadership capacity within FE and Skills institutions whilst also leading on the strategic engagement for FE and Skills with the Department for Education, Government departments, regional and combined authorities on policy, digital infrastructure planning and investment; plus, the strategic engagement and collaboration with other relevant agencies and digital suppliers.
I am an experienced and former College CEO, trustee and non-executive director whilst also having held positions as Chair of educational establishments and technology associations. Currently a Board member and Chair of the Curriculum and Standards Committee at West London College; I am also a Board member of the National Association of Licensed Paralegals. Throughout my career I have specialised in the creation of industry inspired learning environments coupled with the successful adoption of digital skills, infrastructure and enterprising environments for learners of all ages.
In July 2021, a roundtable discussion among an international group of twelve college/university leaders addressed the key topic areas of staff and learners' mental health and wellbeing, the digital divide, low carbon computing and sustainability, and the "next normal."