I am Director of Employment and Skills at A New Direction (and creative education charity) where I lead on employment and skills around progression into the creative industries. This manifests itself in an innovative programme called Create Jobs which offers innovatives solutions to skill gaps and growth areas within the wider digital economy, matching local talent with local employment opportunities.
My background is as a programme producer and manager with over 14 years of experience working in education and cultural sectors focusing on the progression of young people through task-based and purposeful learning.
I am also a parent of a Year 2 pupil.