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The Skills Advisory Panel supports the growth of an inclusive economy with a highly skilled workforce to meet the needs of businesses.

Board members:

Chair – Claire Cullens, Norfolk Community Foundation

Private Sector

Chris Gribble, Writers’ Centre Norwich
Christine Futter, Norfolk and Suffolk Care Support
Clarke Willis, Food Enterprise Park
Dayle Bayliss, Dayle Bayliss Associates 
Glen Todd, New Anglia LEP
Guy Hazlehurst, EDF Energy 
Jason Parnell, Chair of New Anglia Learning Providers Group
Natasha Waller, New Anglia LEP
Nova Fairbank, Norfolk Chambers of Commerce
Paul Simon, Suffolk Chamber of Commerce
Richard Bridgman, Warren Services
Richard Self, Agriculture/Agricultural Engineering representative 
Stuart Smith, People with Energy
Tom Brown, Green Light Trust
Yvonne Mason, Safests & The Mason Trust 

FE Post-16 College Representatives 

Catherine Richards, East Norfolk Sixth Form
Corrienne Peasgood, City College Norwich
David Gartland, Abbeygate Sixth Form
David Pomfret, College of West Anglia
Helen Langton, University of Suffolk
Nikos Savvas, West Suffolk College
Stuart Rimmer, East Coast College
Viv Gillespie, Suffolk New College 

Government/Public Sector 

Adrian Orr, Suffolk CC
Cllr Rachel Hood, Suffolk CC
Cllr Stuart Clancy, Norfolk CC
Jan Feeney, Norfolk CC
Julia Nix, DWP
Karen Gibson, Norfolk CC
Karin Porter, Norfolk CC
Lucy Walker, Education and Skills Funding Agency
Michael Gray, Suffolk CC
Seb Gasse, Norfolk CC
Thomas Humphries, Norfolk CC
Tracey Cox, Education and Skills Funding Agency
Vince Muspratt, Norfolk CC

 You can also read the March 2021 Local Skills Report here and Annexes here 


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19 March – Meeting cancelled

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