Membership Themes

London, Fostering Skills, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

This group brings together industry, education and training around the needs of London business across skills, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The Committee contributes to and informs LCCI’s policies, supports the Chamber in representing key challenges and opportunities, and shares best practice across these critical themes. 

Meet the Committee Members

  • Anthony Impey MBE - Chief Executive, Be the Business (Committee chair)
  • Neil Coates - Chief Operating Officer, Employment and Enterprise, London & South East Education Group
  • Linsey Cole - Director of Business Engagement, University of Westminster 
  • Carole Cook - Director of Business Engagement, Training & Recruitment Partnership Ltd 
  • Kurt Hintz - Executive Principal,Capital City College Group
  • Ian Rabbidge - Founder & Managing Director, Alvio
  • Paul Stark - Director, OnBoard   
  • Pitu Suri - Director, Oceanic Jewellers Ltd 
  • ​Jonathan Woodhead - Policy Advisor, Birkbeck – University of London
  • Andre Burwood - BASE Programme Director, Battersea Power Station Development Company
  • Mark Essex - Director of Skills, KPMG

Full biographies coming soon

New LCCI Skills Report

London Quarterly Skills Survey

Published November 2021

See the results of our London Quarterly Skills survey which monitors how businesses’ skills needs are changing, in order to properly inform policymakers, training and education providers, and workers about where the gaps are. Savanta ComRes surveyed a total of 507 London business leaders between 23 July and 16 September 2021.

Download Report

Join London Chamber of Commerce and Industry 

From innovative SMEs to global corporations, becoming a member of the Chamber provides businesses with a wealth of opportunities across London. Raise your profile at our premier B2B events. Grow your network through facilitated introductions or connect with like-minded professionals through our free app.

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