Education Advisor, UK
Felicity Gillespie is currently an education advisor at the UK Department for Education. She has worked with UK oficials and ministers in Labour, coalition and Conservative administrations, the Confederation of British Industry and has served on EU education and training programme boards. A former Associate of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and of the National College of School Leadership, Felicity was a founding trustee of the Business Educators Trust for the DfE. She also undertook a review of strategy covering technical, higher and school education in the Middle East and North Africa for the British Council. Felicity has served as a National judge of the UK National Training Awards three times and speaks on the British education system at conferences and seminars in the USA, Middle East and UK. She was also a Director of the Broadcast Training and Skills Regulator and National Teaching Awards.