In Sheffield we have a team of Enterprise Champions who support the schools, academies and colleges across the city in developing enterprise education.
Mike Garnock-Jones – Strategy, Skills and Enterprise Manager (centre)
Mike has worked in the 14-19 phase throughout his career. Originally as a qualified social worker working with adolescents with mental health problems, and then as a qualified teacher and education manager.
With significant project management experience, implementing city wide education initiatives with schools and colleges, he has led on key enterprise education projects for the last 10 years. Initially with early Enterprise Pathfinders, then as Project Director of award winning Rotherham Ready and from the inception of the Sheffield Enterprise Pipeline.
Karen Wood – School Enterprise Champion (left)
Karen has supported enterprise and business start-up for the past 15 years – as Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Manager at the University of Bedfordshire then as senior manager at Sheffield Technology Parks. She was also previously a Women’s Ambassador for Enterprise and is now one of fifty UK Female Entrepreneurship Ambassadors across the UK.
Additionally, Karen works across the age ranges as a self-employed Business Advisor delivering start-up advice for Higher Education. Karen is the main HE link between the SECs and both Sheffield Universities.
Pete Eason – School Enterprise Champion (right)
With more than 30 years’ experience working in the private sector Pete has been involved as a co-founder of several successful business start-ups.
In his past role as Production School Manager for Sheffield City Council, Pete developed many courses for combined groups of 14-19 year old disengaged, excluded & NEETs children. This formed part of the Vocational Skills Programme delivering qualifications in a range of enterprise and creative & media subjects.
For more information contact:
Mike Garnock-Jones firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Wood email@example.com
Pete Eason firstname.lastname@example.org
School Enterprise Champions, 14-19 Team, Lifelong Learning, Skills & Communities, Sheffield City Council, Crookesmoor Road, Sheffield S6 3FP
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