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Meet The Team

Working within Opportunity Peterborough and funded by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authoriy,
The Skills Service team is made up of:

Sarah Anstiss

Skills Lead

Sarah heads up The Skills Service team, implementing strategies and setting priorities that address the skills agenda in the region. This includes managing the various contracts that The Skills Service operates under and tendering for new opportunities.

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Becky Cook

Lead Business and Education Development Manager, Peterborough and Rutland

Becky leads the Business & Education Development team and also works with businesses, education and training providers in the Peterborough and Rutland areas to develop and run events that support the objectives of The Skills Service. This includes promoting the skills growth agenda in the business community, driving the aspiration agenda in local education and linking businesses to training provision.

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Rebecca Sussex

Business and Education Development Manager, Fenland and East Cambs

Rebecca works with businesses, education and training providers in the Fenland and East Cambridgeshire area to develop and run events that support the objectives of The Skills Service. This includes promoting the skills growth agenda in the business community, driving the aspiration agenda in local education and linking businesses to training provision.

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Jacqui Farrell

Jacqui Farrell

Business and Education Development Manager, King's Lynn, West Norfolk and South Holland

Jacqui works with businesses, education and training providers in the King’s Lynn, West Norfolk and South Holland areas to develop and run events that support the objectives of The Skills Service. This includes promoting the skills growth agenda in the business community, driving the aspiration agenda in local education and linking businesses to training provision.

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Danielle Shaw

Business and Education Development Manager, South Kesteven

Dani works with businesses, education and training providers in the South Kesteven area to develop and run events that support the objectives of The Skills Service. This includes promoting the skills growth agenda in the business community, driving the aspiration agenda in local education and linking businesses to training provision.

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Debbie Longhurst

Debbie Longhurst

Business & Education Development Manager, Huntingdonshire

Debbie works with businesses, education and training providers in the Huntingdonshire area to develop and run events that support the objectives of The Skills Service. This includes promoting the skills growth agenda in the business community, driving the aspiration agenda in local education and linking businesses to training provision.

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Steve Walker

Steve Walker

School Engagement Lead

Steve works with Senior Leadership Teams in schools to audit and develop a careers strategy and action plans. He also works with The Careers & Enterprise Company’s Enterprise Adviser Network to introduce and match an Enterprise Adviser with the school.

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Daniel Todd

Information and Contracts Manager

Dan manages claim requirements of existing contracts and leads on reporting outcomes against KPI’s. He coordinates the office administration to support effective service delivery and also provides support to the wider team when necessary. Dan also supervises the entry and management of records on our internal database.
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Tim Crane

Events and Media Co-ordinator

Tim supports events organised by The Skills Service across the patch, both in terms of resources and marketing. He also manages the ‘Stand Out’ job vacancy board, online events calendar and library of case studies.

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Helen Parkes

Work Placement & Safeguarding Co-ordinator

Helen organises work experience placements for young people aged 14-19 in the Greater Peterborough area. She meets with employers to make sure they have appropriate health and safety arrangements, and that both the employers and young people on the placement are fully aware of requirements and expectations.

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Janet Shaw

Janet Shaw

Work Placement & Safeguarding Co-ordinator

Janet organises work experience placements for young people aged 14-19 in the Greater Peterborough area. She meets with employers to make sure they have appropriate health and safety arrangements, and that both the employers and young people on the placement are fully aware of requirements and expectations.

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