Cindy Rampersaud is an accomplished senior executive with Board level experience in global and UK-based organisations within the education, media and third sectors. She has a strong track record of strategic, financial and change management to deliver challenging organisational goals.
Cindy is currently Senior Vice President (BTEC and Apprenticeships) at Pearson UK where she is responsible for the development of all Pearson’s UK technical, vocational and apprenticeship qualifications delivered by Colleges, Work Based Learning providers and National Employers.
Cindy moved into the education sector in 2011 when she took up the role as Deputy Principal, Finance & Strategy at City & Islington College before moving into consultancy in the FE sector in 2015. This work has included working with governing bodies and leadership teams across a wide range of areas including implementing recovery plans, advising on mergers, delivery models and organisation structures.
In 2016 she was appointed as Deputy FE Commissioner by the Department for Education working on the Government’s Area Based Reviews of FE provision nationally within the context set out in the policy paper on ‘‘the review of post 16 education and training institutions’ and she has been responsible for leading the review across three LEP regions.
Before moving into the education sector Cindy held a number of senior roles in the commercial sector having been VP Finance at EMI, as well as having held senior roles at Warner Brothers and Virgin Megastores. She qualified as an Accountant in 1992.
Cindy currently sits on the Board of The Children’s Society and Speakers Trust.