16 Jul 2019
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has announced that Jennifer Coupland will be joining as Chief Executive Officer from November this year.
Jennifer is currently the Director of Professional and Technical Education in the Education and Skills Funding Agency, part of the Department for Education, and was previously Acting Chief Executive of the Standards Testing Agency. Prior to that Jennifer spent three years as the Deputy Director of the Apprenticeships Unit where she was responsible for apprenticeship reform including creating new apprenticeship trailblazers, degree apprenticeships and the public sector apprenticeship duty.
Jennifer will replace Sir Gerry Berragan, the current Chief Executive, who was appointed to the post in 2017 and completes his 2 year contract in November 2019.