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

  • Dr Adam Marshall, Director General, BCC 
  • Angela Joyce, Group Principal & Chief Executive, Warwickshire College Group 
  • Anne Spackman, CEO, Career Ready
  • Anthony Harte, Senior Vice President, BAML 
  • Carl Ward, Vice President, ASCL
  • Charlotte Hill, CEO, Step Up To Serve
  • David Hughes, CEO, AOC
  • Denise Bertuchi, Assistant National Officer, UNISON 
  • Gary Woodman, CEO, Worcestershire LEP 
  • Henri Murison, Director, Northern Powerhouse 
  • Hilary Leevers, Chief Executive, Engineering UK 
  • Jan Ellis, Chief Executive, CDI
  • Jo Lappin, Chief Executive, Cumbria LEP
  • Sir John Peace, Chairman, Midlands Engine
  • Laura-Jane Rawlings, Chief Executive Officer, Youth Employment UK 
  • Lesley Davies, Principal and Chief Executive Officer, The Trafford College 
  • Lucy Heller, CEO, ARK
  • Martin Whiteley, Cheif Executive, Cambridge & Peterborough Combined Authority
  • Martyn Oliver, CEO, Outwood Grange
  • Dame Mary Marsh
  • Matt Lent, Chief Executive, Future First
  • Matthew Fell, Chief UK Policy Director, CBI 
  • 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
  • Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive, Office for Students 
  • Paul Whiteman, General Secretary, NAHT
  • Peter Cheese, CEO, CIPD
  • Rachael Saunders, Education Director, BITC
  • Ralph Pickles, Director, Outwood Grange
  • Richard Hardie, Senior Adviser, UBS
  • Rupert McNeil, Chief People Officer, Cabinet Officer
  • Russell Hobby, CEO, Teach First
  • Sherry Coutu, CEO, Founders4Schools 
  • Steve Stewart, Executive Director, Careers England
  • Tom Ravenscroft, Founder& CEO, Enabling Enterprise
  • Virginia Isaac, Director, Alter Via Ltd