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Meet the Proskills Global Team

Highly experienced consultants with combined experience in excess of 75 years

OUR EXPERT TEAM

Whatever your business strategy, we have the range of experience that can help to support sustainability and growth into the future.

Claire
Cousins

Claire is the Managing Director for Proskills Global Limited. She is delivering an outstanding range of nationally recognised professional recognition such as training and competence certification, licencing services and quality assurance for a wide variety of industries, both in the UK and overseas.
She started her role at Proskills Global in June 2016 and has developed a specialist team, which includes experienced consulting experts who have proven impact and achievements over many years.
Claire’s extensive business expertise has been developed in the workplace which has provided her with a wide variety of skills developed over 30+ years. She has 8 years of management experience, four of these years at senior management level. 
Claire has successfully undertaken various roles in Finance, HR, IT Procurement and Training departments, supporting a wide variety of industries. She has worked on numerous successful projects, including the implementation and management of National Apprenticeship databases, CRM systems, Instructor and various other training databases to improve and streamline systems. She has worked with employers, students, training providers, colleges universities, governments and their agencies and various Awarding Organisations.
Previously, Claire worked for Proskills UK Group (National Skills Academy MPS) for 11 years and managed the Head Office, Customer Service & Marketing team and supported a variety of international clients across the globe with her varied knowledge of collaborative working. Her global role involved administration provision and support for Inbound and outbound skills visits and co-ordinated the logistics for all UK Study Tours for a number of years. The Proskills UK team scooped the British Council’s International Skills Partnership of the Year Award two years running.
Claire has been awarded several outstanding achievement and extra mile awards for her work and commitment during her career.

Jonathan
Ledger

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.

Ian
Aspley