Stephen is a senior business development and account manager at the London Progression Collaboration.
Stephen's role is to foster and cultivate new relationships with large employers based in London and to enable them to redeploy their unspent apprenticeship levy funds to meet demands from SME businesses, creating sustainable workforce development through new apprenticeships opportunities.
Before joining the IPPR, he worked as an independent consultant supporting a large FE College and private providers in the vocational skills space regarding partnership building. Previously he was head of international business development for NOCN Group, a UK based education and skills charity involved in awarding regulated vocational qualifications, compliance assessments.
Since 2016, Stephen has been supporting the BAME Apprenticeships Awards as a brand ambassador and member of the judging panel. More recently he has been collaborating with a London based social enterprise organisation, Generation Success, as a volunteer.
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