Chair, Federation of Awarding Bodies
Paul has over 29 years’ experience in the post-16 skills sector, including seven years as a lecturer and 13 years managing work based learning with colleges and independent providers. Prior to his current role as Chief Executive of the Skills and Education Group, comprising ABC Awards, ASDAN and emfec, Paul worked at the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) as Director of Sector Reforms and 14 to 19. Alongside his current role, he is also the Regional Director for the Association of Colleges East Midlands and Chair of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB).
Paul holds a Degree in Business Management, jointly from The University of Central England and The Birmingham College of Food, a Post Graduate Diploma in Training Management from the University of Wolverhampton and a Masters in Personnel and Development from the University of Plymouth.