John Cridland CBE
Former CBI Director General John Cridland will Chair the Skills Taskforce for Global Britain. John has a wealth of experience in high-level policy analysis and delivery across the economy, education, business, and international trade and investment. He is currently Pro Chancellor of Brunel University and Chairman of the Home Group.
John is passionate about improving skills outcomes for young people and employers. He is a member of the board at OFSTED, and previously served as Vice Chair of the National Learning and Skills Council, and as a UK Commissioner for Employment and Skills.
John, who was awarded a CBE for services to business in 2006, will help steer the delivery of the Roadmap to 2030, and act as a key spokesperson for the Taskforce to the media, politicians and other senior officials.