Hospitality Apprenticeship Board

Representatives from fourteen organisations have secured a leading role in the future of hospitality apprenticeships with a seat on the Hospitality Apprenticeship Board.

The following members, carefully selected for their combined expertise and passion in driving up the quality of apprenticeships, will each will play a significant part in helping to ensure the new apprenticeship standards remain fit for purpose for all businesses across the industry:

  • Edward Gallier, head of learning and development, Jurys Inn Hotels (chair of the board)
  • Johanna Keith, apprenticeship manager, Azzurri Group
  • David Hoyle, people director, Fuller, Smith and Turner
  • Serena von der Heyde, business partner, Georgian House Hotel
  • Graham Briggs, apprenticeship manager, Greene King
  • Alison Knight, senior manager, talent and leadership development, Hilton Worldwide
  • Aideen Whelehan, human resource manager, Lancaster London
  • Jan Smallbone, director of learning & talent development, Mitchell and Butlers
  • Maggie Pavlou, HR director, Parkdean Resorts

  • Brian Turner, president, representing the chefs of the Royal Academy Culinary Arts
  • Julie Barker, director of accommodation and hospitality (director TUCOltd), University of Brighton (deputy chair of the board)
  • Malcolm Redmond, education manager, Whitbread
  • Tracy Read, HR director, Young’s
  • Craig Ryan, UK apprenticeship manager, McDonald's

Membership to the apprenticeship board runs from March 2018 for two years. In addition to the 14 employer members, the board will include a small number of apprenticeship service providers.

Find out more about the role Hospitality Apprenticeship Board and its members.