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Stephan John

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Name and position Stephan John
Consultant Partner
Specialism/s

Stephan is an experienced senior manager in the education and learning development field with extensive strategic and project management experience and proven leadership of commercial training and education development.  

Employer engagement has been a feature of his work over the last 20 years.

Stephan is a qualified trainer specialising in advising and supporting small, medium and large businesses in their efforts to qualify staff at all levels.

Stephan is a specialist in sustainability and low carbon management skills, and in supporting enterprise and employability. 

He has considerable expertise in the development and quality assurance of qualifications.

Professional
Experience

Stephan has worked with several sector skills councils and sector bodies developing training strategy and policy, and developing commercial activities for SMEs.  Most recently he was responsible for the development of management and leadership training provision for the Hospitality and Business Development markets. He has played key roles in vocational education and training delivery, development, reform, policy and strategy.

Stephan has extensive knowledge of education and training in the hospitality, tourism and building services sectors, brokering development for employers over several projects.

Working across borders, he is currently working on several international projects for the British Council and other agencies developing skills for employability and enterprise in 10 countries. His UK and international work has seen Stephan carry out the full national occupational standards and curriculum development process for a number of bodies and institutions, including for small business support.

Stephan has a strong background in FE/HE and as a non-executive director has sat on the board of several bodies (most recently The National Extension College and Croydon College). 

Stephan is educated to Masters level, with an M.Ed which considered the value of vocational learning for SMEs and an M.Ed in education management.
Interests outside
of work
Stephan is a keep fit fanatic carrying out both aerobic and resistance work outs on a regular basis.

He is an avid reader of revisionist history looking to challenge long standing opinions on world events.