The Skills for Londoners Board advises on actions to support the Mayor's Skills for Londoners Strategy and his skills and employment programmes, including adult education in London.
Skills for Londoners Board
- To advise the Mayor on actions and outcomes to drive forward the Mayor's Skills for Londoners Strategy
- To advise on strategic priorities, outcomes and funding requirements for adult education in London
- To advise on other skills and employment priorities in London as required
The board is co-chaired by the Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills and London Councils' Executive Member for Skills and Employment.
The rest of the board's membership is made up of key stakeholders including London's boroughs, Further Education colleges, independent training providers and businesses.
Meet the members
Jules Pipe: Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, GLA (co-Chair)
Cllr Georgia Gould: Executive Member of Skills and Employment, London Councils (co-Chair)
Cllr Ravi Govindia: Leader, London Borough of Wandsworth and Member, Central London Forward
Cllr Darren Rodwell: Leader, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Chair, Local London Skills and Employment Board
Cllr Ruth Dombey: Leader, London Borough of Sutton and Chair, South London Partnership Skills and Employment Board
Cllr Steve Curran: Leader, London Borough of Hounslow and Chair, West London Alliance Skills and Employment Board
Gerry McDonald: Association of Colleges
Margaret Cooney: London Plus (formerly Greater London Volunteering)
Arinola Edeh: HOLEX
Nichola Hay: Association of Employment and Learning Providers
Sue Terpilowski: Federation of Small Businesses
Celia Caulcott: LEAP - London's Local Enterprise Partnership
Angus Knowles-Cutler: London First
Kym Denny: the Mayor's Business Advisory Board
The board meets around four times a year.
Members are encouraged to share their insights about how to make sure all Londoners and London's businesses can access the skills they need to succeed.
Terms of reference and meeting papers
Meetings of this board are not held in public but agendas will be published five clear working days before the meeting to which they relate. Summary minutes will be published in draft within two weeks of the meeting.