The goal of the Ambassador Group is to provide expert, cross sector input to inform our executive and board. It provides advice and feedback across all key work streams and initiatives and it supports dissemination of key messages to networks of stakeholders.

Ambassador group

  • Anne Spackman, CEO Career Ready
  • Carl Ward, Vice President, ASCL
  • Charlotte Hill, CEO, Step Up To Serve
  • Chris Kirk, Director of Product and Service DigitalMe, City & Guilds
  • Dame Mary Marsh
  • David Hughes, CEO, AOC
  • Dr Adam Marshall, Director General, BCC
  • Eleanor Stringer, Head of Programmes, EEF
  • James Westhead, Executive Director, Teach First
  • Jan Ellis, Chief Executive, CDI
  • John Peace, Chairman, Midlands Engine
  • Lucy Heller, CEO, ARK
  • Martin Whiteley, Cheif Executive, Cambridge & Peterborough Combined Authority
  • Martyn Oliver, CEO, Outwood Grange
  • Matt Lent, Chief Executive, Future First
  • Melanie Richards, Vice Chair, KPMG
  • Michael Mercieca, CEO, Young Enterprise
  • Mike Cherry, National Chairman, FSB
  • Mike Parker, Director, School Northeast
  • Neil Bentley, CEO, World Skills
  • Paul Whiteman, General Secretary, NAHT
  • Peter Cheese, CEO, CIPD
  • Rachael Saunders, Education Director, BITC
  • Ralph Pickles, Director, Outwood Grange
  • Richard Hardie, Senior Adviser, UBS
  • Roger Marsh, Chairman, Leeds City Region LEP
  • Rupert McNeil, Chief People Officer, Cabinet Officer
  • Russell Hobby, CEO, Teach First
  • Sarah Churchman, UK Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing PwC
  • Sherry Coutu, CEO, Founders4Schools
  • Steve Stewart, Executive Director, Careers England
  • Steven George, Head of Press & Campaigns, NAHT
  • Virginia Isaac, President, CDI