Lynsey Sweeney - Managing Director, Communities That Work
Lynsey Sweeney is the Managing Director of Communities that Work. She has worked across housing, employment and skills for a decade, with Communities that Work and the National Housing Federation. Lynsey was a director at a central London Further Education College, co-founded the first Apprenticeship Training Agency in the UK and consulted for KPMG on their World Class Skills programme. Prior to this, Lynsey worked for VSO in China, Ethiopia and London
Lynsey will be providing the National Policy update as standard in this session.
Craig Stone - Community Investment Manager, Great Places Housing Association
Craig has 25 years experience working in schools, further and higher education and the community. He's worked in different local authority areas across Greater Manchester and has undertaken a variety of roles. Craig joined Great Places in January 2016 as Employment and Skills Manager covering GM South North and South Yorkshire, helping to support their customers and the local community to access employment and training opportunities. Due to the recent merger with Equity Housing his role has changed and now operates group wide as the Place and Regeneration Manager.