Jayne WorthingtonManaging Director of The Growth Company - Education & Skills
Jayne Worthington is Managing Director of The Growth Company – Education & Skills (formerly The Skills Company), the largest apprenticeship and work-related training provider in Greater Manchester, which delivers a range of pre-apprenticeship courses, apprenticeships (from level 2 to 6) and higher education degrees regionally and nationally.
Prior to joining The Growth Company, Jayne was Assistant Principal at the City of Liverpool College and has enjoyed over 13 years in senior management positions in the further education sector, including being a Governor of West Cheshire College.
Jayne has also worked at the NWDA and nationally across government departments to develop national and regional skills and employment policy and strategy and was the Leadership and Management Policy Lead at DIUS for Skills Ministers David Lammy and Lord Tony Young.
In her earlier career, Jayne was the Managing Director of a private training provider and a Director of Connexions Cumbria, after setting up and running a social enterprise organisation aimed at getting long term unemployed people back into work.
Jayne lives near Chester with her family and when not in work tries to spend her time in Devon falling off a surfboard.