Jane Rexworthy - UKSP new chair

Jane Rexworthy new Chair of UKSP

Jane Rexworthy FLinstLM, Chartered FCIPD becomes new UKSP Chair. 

After 6 years at the helm of the UKSP, Lesley Davies CBE hands over the baton to Jane Rexworthy. Lesley has a long history in within the UK skills system and she was able to use this expertise to ensure that the UKSP thrived as a recognised UK skills brand on the global stage.

Jane Rexworthy comments:

Huge thanks to the outgoing Chair, Lesley Davies CBE for all of the hard work she contributed to UKSP over the past 6 years.

Having spent the first 20 years of my career in industry and the next 20 years’ working within the TVET sector both internationally and in the UK, it is an honour to lead the UKSP. 

I very much look forward to enabling the UKSP and the whole of the UK skills sector, to continue delivering high impact and high quality transformational skills around the globe.

Lesley Davies OBE

Lesley Davies CBE commented

I have been the independent Chair of UKSP since its inception in 2016. Now that it is firmly established within the global skills landscape, the UK Skills Partnership can continue to grow and achieve great things in safe hands.

I have enjoyed my time working with the UKSP and all partners and wish all involved, every future success.”

Jane Rexworthy - Chair of the UK Skills Partnership, Chair of Uk Skills Federation and International Director at People1st International.

Jane’s Biography:

Jane is the Chair of the UK Skills Federation representing sector skills organisations and is the Executive Director at People1st International.

Jane is a Chartered fellow of CIPD and a fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management, she is a senior leader in gender, social and economic inclusion, strategic business development leading on skills policy, solutions, and services in the technical vocational education in the UK and Internationally in over forty countries.

As well as continuing her Executive Director role at People1st International, Jane’s chair role within the UK Skills Partnership will be to represent the skills sector as part of the Education Sector Advisory Group – the Department for Education and Department for Business and Trade’s group to co-ordinates efforts to boost UK education growth and sets the strategic direction for the Department for Business and Trade’s (DBT) education team. The DBT minister responsible for the education sector and the DfE universities minister co-chair the Education Sector Advisory Group. It brings together industry, government and relevant partners through inclusion of important representative bodies from the sector.

Got any questions about the role of the UK Skills Partnership or the work that it does? Then contact UKSP.

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