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Current Board Members

Membership of the EHOD Employment and Skills Board is divided into three main roles, to give a good balance of views when planning local skills priorities, interventions and activities. Employers and employer organisations form the core of the Board's membership, supported and advised by facilitators/funders and providers.

Exeter & Heart of Devon Exeter & Heart of Devon

Employers and Employer Organisations:

CHAIR Andy Steele, Access Performance Solutions
Derek Phillips, Exeter Chamber of Commerce and Industry (& Hotels Association)
Frances Canning, Exeter Federation of Small Businesses
Hannah Ellis-Murdock, Really Good Recruitment Company
Hannah Foster, Pearson
Jacqui Hepburn, Flybe
Malcolm Dickinson, Michelmores
Mark Shepherd, Waitrose (& East Devon Business Forum)
Richard Ellis, Interserve Construction
(New representative TBC) EDF Energy

Facilitators and Funders:

Alison Thorpe, Skills Funding Agency
Bernadette Parkinson, CBI Construction Skills / Sector Skills Council Alliance
Deborah Waddell, Education Business Partnership - South West
Jane Hayden, Career South West
Nigel Harrison, East Devon District Council
Richard Ball, Exeter City Council
Sue Parr, Jobcentre Plus


Chris Lorimer, Bicton College
Iain Hatt, Exeter College
Jo McCreedie, University of Exeter
Mandi Street, Exeter4Learning / Schools


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