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Surrey Employment and Skills Board members

Membership includes representatives from:

Surrey employers

  • Canon UK & Ireland: Bob Pickles, Head of Corporate and Government Affairs, (ESB Chair)
  • Jellyfish Digital Agency: Rob Pierre, Co-founder and CEO
  • Federation of Small Business (FSB): Brain Woods, Chair for the South East Region FSB
  • Surrey Chambers of Commerce: Louise Punter, Chief Executive
  • Institute of Directors (Surrey IoD): Janet Preston, Education Liaison Officer
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust: Dr Sarah Rafferty, Chief of Education
  • Surrey Youth Focus: Cate Newnes-Smith, CEO

Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs)

Surrey County Council, districts and boroughs

  • Surrey, County Council: Joanna Killian, CEO
  • Epsom & Ewell Borough Council: Kathryn Beldon, Chief Executive
  • Guildford Borough Council: James Whiteman, Managing Director
  • Tandridge District Council: Louise Round, Chief Executive

Education and training providers

  • University of Law: John Watkins, Director of Employability (ESB Deputy Chair)
  • Brooklands College: Gail Walker, Principal and CEO
  • East Surrey College: Jayne Dickinson, Principal & Chief Executive
  • NESCOT: Frances Rutter, CEO & Principal
  • Association of Learning Providers Surrey (ALPS): Sue Taylor, Network Manager
  • Surrey Head Teachers: Tony Bodell, Head Blenheim High School
  • The University of Surrey: Keith Herrmann, Director of Employability and Careers