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