Futures Leader, NCFE
Paul has over 30 years’ experience of working in the UK skills arena and has managed a wide range of all age funded provision in both the public and private sectors across the North East and Cumbria as well as Northern Ireland. A qualified Teacher, Assessor, Internal and External Verifier his specialism is Apprenticeships having been involved in them since 1987. He’s worked at NCFE for almost 11 years and his current role is Futures Leader in the NCFE Futures team. This involves monitoring of all relevant government and other policy agendas affecting education and skills – part of his present work is regional and local devolution and engaging with employers, partners and stakeholders to support development of the new Apprenticeship standards and end point assessment. Paul is a consummate networker and is constantly on the lookout for new contacts to engage with to discuss, inform and further his work.