Chris Jones

Group Chief Executive, City & Guilds Group, 
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The City & Guilds Group is a leader in global skills development, it works with education providers, employers and governments in over 100 countries across the world, to help people and organisations develop their skills for personal and economic growth.

The Group is made up of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, The Oxford Group and Digitalme. Together, they set the standard for professional and technical education and corporate learning and development around the world.

Chris plays a prominent role in driving the national and international skills agenda – something he has personal experience of as he followed the vocational education path himself. He is a member of the Business in the Community Talent and Skills Leadership team and a Chairman at the Activate Learning group of colleges.

Before joining the City & Guilds Group, Chris held several senior management positions in Pearson and Reed Elsevier.