Steering Group

Our Steering Group supports the implementation, impact and sustainability of the GFirst LEP Careers Hub.



The next meeting of the Steering Group will take place on Thursday 11 March via Zoom. You can view the minutes from our last meeting by clicking on the button below.

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Members of our steering group include:

Sarah Poultney – Gloucestershire County Council, Head of Education Transformation and Post 16 Lead (Steering Group Chair)
Andy Barnard – Ribston Hall High School, Assistant Headteacher and Careers Leader
Becky Tomkins – GROWs, Project Lead
Clare Vertigen – South West Apprenticeship Company, Managing Director and Chair of Forest Economic Partnership, Education and Skills Sub Group and Co-Chair
Dave Kettlety – Gloucestershire College, Director of Student Employment and Experience
Di Haines – Department of Work and Pensions, Employer Adviser Manager for Gloucestershire
Jane Dyer – Bridge Training, Marketing and Fundraising Manager and OPCC, Young People Becoming Adults Lead
Nicola Bird – KW Bell, Safety and Business Development Director and Managing Director of Construction Skills Accelerator Centre
Pete Carr – GFirst LEP, Director of Employment and Skills
Pippa Jones – Creative Gloucestershire, Director
Rebekka Bishop – Deep3/CyberFirst, Delivery Manager
Rob Jenkins – GFirst LEP, Careers Hub Manager
Sarah Colombini – Ribston Hall High School, Headteacher
Scott Green – Careers and Enterprise Company, Regional Lead South Central
Vikki Walters – Gloucestershire County Council, Strategic Lead for Inclusive Employment


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