I believe education and skills are key to breaking down barriers to employability and are crucial if issues relating to lack of diversity are to be addressed in the cultural, creative, and sports sectors.

Recent Projects

2019 – Home, Here or London – Review of the challenges the Central South faces in retaining graduate talent – with Dr Simon Eden, Southern Policy Centre, Sponsored by Willmott Dixon.

2014 – Ongoing – Helped shape and continue to assist in delivering (as a business coach) Ravensbourne University SEEDS programme (Self-Employment Entrepreneurship and Diversity). The first Entrepreneurship Programme designed by and for Neuro-Divergent people.

2018 – Facilitated round table discussions to explore how more apprenticeship and work based learning opportunities could be made more accessible to neuro divergent people (p28) for Artswork and Achievability.

2010 – Commissioned  and helped secure  Learning and Skills Improvement Agency and Arts Council England funding for Pilot Creative Apprenticeship Programme – managed by Artswork. The programme is still running.

2006 – Commissioned the Cultural Learning Curve Report articulating the connection between the power of art and sport to engage learners and the mainstream skills agenda relating to employability and productivity. Culture South East.