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AoC WorldSkills Special Interest Group


  • Andy Cole, Interim, Principal and CEO, Barking and Dagenham College
  • Ben Blackledge, Deputy Chief Executive, WorldSkills UK
  • Chris Nicholls, Area Director, AoC
  • Claire Howard, Chief Executive, NATSPEC
  • David Pomfret, Principal, College of West Anglia (The)
  • Jill Goddard, Head of Planning Funding and Impact, WorldSkils UK
  • Jo Maher, Principal/CEO, Loughborough College
  • Joan Scott, Assistant Principal, Trafford College
  • Joanne Timms, Apprenticeships Manager, Birmingham Metropolitan College
  • Julie Moore, Assistant Principal Curriculum, Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education
  • Kevin Hamblin, Principal, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College
  • Margaret Darroch, Head of Skills Academy, City of Glasgow College
  • Nina Jassal, Senior Education and Relationship Manager, WorldSkills UK
  • Paul Evans, Pan Wales Coordinator, Coleg Sir Gar
  • Paul Little, Chief Executive and Principal, City of Glasgow College
  • Suzanne Duncan, Principal and Chief Executive, East Durham College
  • Vicki Illingworth, Executive Principal and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chichester College Group

Dates of Meeting​

    • 13 October 2022- 2.00pm-3.30pm, Online
    • 19 January 2023- 2.00pm-3.30pm, Online
    • 18 May 2023, 2.00pm-3.30pm, Online

AoC Lead Officer

Emma Meredith, International Director