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London, Fostering Skills, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Committee Members

Anthony Impey

Committee Chair. Chief Executive Officer, Be the Business

Chief Executive of Be the Business, a not-for-profit organisation that is boosting productivity in the UK. Chair of the City & Guilds Industry Skills Board and the Institute of Coding’s Artificial Intelligence Governance Board.

Charmian Browning

Head of People UK, DP World

At DP World, remit includes responsible for creating and implementing the UK People strategy and for all aspects of the employee lifecycle across the UK for Ports and Terminals.

Neil Coates

Chief Operating Officer, Enterprise and Employment, London South East Colleges

Passionate leader focussing on developing strong interdependent teams to enable innovation. Neil has a remit to drive the Group's Employer Engagement strategy, developing pathways into employment, including professional training opportunities to ensure employers have a central voice in the skills for their staff.

Linsey Cole

Director of Business Engagement, University of Westminster

Linsey leads Westminster’s work with business, industry and employers including student enterprise, short courses, apprenticeships and alumni relations. Prior to Westminster, she led award-winning enterprise education programmes to support students and graduates to develop their enterprise skills and start successful businesses.

Carlos Cubillo-Barsi

CEO, OCN London

CEO of OCN London, an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation working with businesses across the UK to develop the skills and qualifications they need to thrive. Over 25 years leadership experience within further education and a proven track record in providing learners from all backgrounds...
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Kurt Hintz

Executive Principal, Capital City College Group

Kurt has worked in Further Education for over 20 years and has a long history of vocational and apprenticeship training delivery. Kurt has managed teaching and learning projects including the ETF Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment (OTLA) and Flexible Learning project in Cyber Security.

Steve Lee

Director of Apprenticeships and Business Development, Newham College

Steve is responsible for driving the College’s employer engagement strategy, working with employers to develop curriculum and shape courses to meet the current and future skills needs of industry. Steve is a member of the Executive committee for Newham Chamber of Commerce and a...
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Ify Nonyelu

Managing Partner,Gina Global Execution Limited

Psychologist with local and international experience. Expertise spans: executive coaching; organisational design; strategy/business transformation; process re-engineering with the aim of driving operational excellence and organisational efficiency. Ify is passionate about facilitating courageous conversations that shapes cultures & mobilises change across organisations.

Ian Rabbidge

Founder and Managing Director, Alvio

Ian has 30 years experience launching startups and commercialising brands as diverse as Red Bull to P&O Ferries. During Covid lockdown he and his partners founded Alvio, the app that enables brands and retailers to collaborate and scale rapidly across the Shopify ecommerce platform.

Andrew Stonehouse

Founding partner and Creative Director, S2 Design and Advertising Ltd

Andy has over 30-years experience in the branding and graphic design industry. In his career he has developed strategic brand positioning and communications for a wide variety of organisations from international enterprises, NFPs and NGOs through to small start-ups.

Harprit S Suri

Director, Suri London Properties Holdings Ltd

His business is residential & student accommodation in property sector. He is a Freeman at The World Traders company, City Livery, Chairman Park Royal Business Group, Board member Bridge India, Ealing Acton Business Club, Member of Council LCCI.

Jonathan Woodhead

Policy Adviser, Birkbeck, University of London

Policy Adviser at Birkbeck with responsibility for Public Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement. He has a broad experience in the Universities sector ranging from working for the main HE membership organisation, working for an MP in Parliament and holding strategic roles at two London universities.

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