Three of our current Board have been amongst a swathe of AELP members honoured in Her Majesty’s New Year’s Honours List.

Current AELP Directors Debbie Gardiner (Executive Chair of Qube Learning), Alex Khan (Chief Executive of Lifetime Training) and Chris Jeffery (non-executive Director of Skills Group UK) were all recognised with MBEs.   Also in receipt of this award were Richard Carter, Governor of West Suffolk College, and Michael Finney, Director of Admissions and Marketing at South Cheshire College.

Across the wider sector, former NIACE Chief Executive Alan Tuckett received a knighthood, as did Ken Olisa, Chairman and Trustee of Shaw Trust.

Our congratulations and very best wishes go to all those honoured for their significant contribution to our vital sector.