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The People & Skills board, currently chaired by Professor Kathryn Mitchell, develops, implements, and oversees the delivery of the People and Skills element of the Strategic Economic Plan and acts as the Skills Advisory Panel for D2N2.

The Board will also lead the development of the People element of the Local Industrial Strategy for D2N2.

People & Skills Board Specification

  • Oversees delivery of the D2N2 Strategic Objectives for People and Skills;
  • Shapes and influences the connection between strategy, delivery, and beneficiaries;
  • Undertakes the ‘effective functioning of local labour markets’ – Skills Advisory Panel
  • Enables collaboration;
  • Ensures coherence across the D2N2 skills, employability, and inclusion landscape including: Focus and prioritisation, Avoiding duplication of local activity or plans, and Measuring Impact
  • Ensures quality: value for money and a clear benefit to inclusion and productivity.

People & Skills Board Membership

  • Professor Kathryn Mitchell (Chair) – University of Derby
  • Jane Howson (Inclusion Rep) – Autism East Midlands
  • Julie Richards – Chesterfield College
  • Sian Rebourg – Laing O’Rourke
  • Nicki Jenkins – Nottingham City Council
  • Cate Edwynn – Derby City Council
  • David Wright – BEIS
  • Sue Fielding – DWP
  • Karen Manuel – DWP
  • Sarah O’Hara – University of Nottingham
  • Joe Battye – Derbyshire County Council
  • Nicola Lees – South Derbyshire District Council
  • Harminder Matharu – AELP
  • Nicola McCoy – Brown Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Ian Bond (Inclusion Rep) – Inspire Culture
  • Julie Beresford – Bassetlaw DC
  • Veronica Dennant – Newark & Sherwood DC
  • Nathan Clements – Boots
  • Katrina Starkie – Purpose Media
  • Gary Parsons – Talk Staff
  • Pauline Anderson – Derbyshire County Council
  • Peter Bramall – Futures Group
  • Julia Brooks – Education & Skills Funding Agency
  • Mike Firth – Education & Skills Funding Agency
  • Trudi Waldrum – Food & Drink Forum
  • Andrew Marsh – Derbyshire County Council
  • D2N2 Contact Officer – Rachel Quinn (0115 9578 250)
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2020 People & Skills Board Meeting Dates

  • 18 February
  • 22 April
  • 8 June
  • 26 August
  • 13 October
  • 8 December

2019 People & Skills Board Meeting Dates

  • 5th June
  • 22nd August
  • 22nd October
  • 12th December

People & Skills Advisory Board Documents

Approved Terms of Reference

April 2020 Minutes

February 2020 Minutes

December 2019 Minutes

October 2019 Minutes

August 2019 Minutes

June 2019 Minutes

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