Chris Jeffery has worked in the learning and development sector for 27 years. For most of that time she was Managing Director and major shareholder of Academy of Training Ltd until 2010 when she sold the company to GP Strategies Training. She then worked for GP Strategies for 5 years as their Strategy and Policy Adviser.
Since January 2016 Chris has taken a position with Skills Group UK, a grade 1 Ofsted provider, as a Non-Executive Director with special responsibility for funding strategy.
Elected to the AELP board in 2009 Chris has represents AELP as a director and trustee on the board of the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), she was previously a trustee and council member of the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).