Jonathan is International Director at Proskills Global Limited. Formerly, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Proskills UK Group (a Sector Skills Council, UK registered Charity, National Skills Academy, UK Awarding Organisation). His skills project work with Proskills UK was twice winner of the British Council’s prestigious International Skills Partnership of the Year award 2014 and 2015 for outstanding achievements in vocational education in Egypt and Vietnam.
Jonathan has extensive and an accomplished experience demonstrated globally over 25 years in a broad range of business sectors particularly, in education and vocational skills, process, manufacturing and construction supply chain industries to bring about systemic change using vocational training, technical education and competence assessment.
Jonathan’s international scope of activity includes everything from initial Labour Market Intelligence, national, regional and local skills policy and dialogue development, through qualifications, apprenticeship and standards development, through to certification and ongoing professional development. He specialises in supporting partners to set up qualifications, apprenticeship and training systems and sector skills organisations. Jonathan’s commercial focus helps ensure that all projects and resulting outputs are commercially sustainable. He operates within the UK and across the globe in Europe and wider Europe, Middle East and North Africa, the Americas, and Asia.
A post-graduate in Management and also Learning and Development Provision, Jonathan achieved educational excellence through the vocational technical training and assessment route. Jonathan has been granted the Freeman of the City of London; is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers; is a member of the Institute of Directors, Institute of Quarrying, and Chartered Management Institute.