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The Northern Powerhouse Education, Employment and Skills Summit 2022

#NPEESS2022 takes place for the 3rd time in Manchester and provides a major high-level and timely opportunity to assess the impact of the pandemic and Brexit on the North's future prosperity and build consensus on where the gaps are in employment, education and skills. It will look at what needs to be done to drive innovation, investment and growth and build back the green skills and good jobs needed to level up.

We have an incredible line-up including:

  • Alex Burghart, Minister for Skills

  • Andy Haldane, Chief Executive, RSA

  • Anne Longfield, Former Children’s Commissioner

  • Baroness Blake

  • Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, Leader, Bradford Council

  • Emma Degg, CEO, North West Business Leadership Team

  • Henri Murison, Director, Northern Powerhouse Partnership

  • Joanna Moonan, Deputy Director of People Services, Institute for Apprenticeships 

  • Lord Jim O’Neil, Vice-Chair, Northern Powerhouse Partnership

  • Minnie Moll, CEO, Design Council

  • Prof Irena Grugulis, Co-Chair, Re-Wage

  • Rachel Cooper, Strategy Director, Institute for Apprenticeships 

  • Rt Hon. Andy Burnham, Mayor, Greater Manchester 

  • Sam Windett, Deputy Director, Learning and Work Institute

  • Seyi Obakin, CEO, Centrepoint

  • Steve Rotheram, Mayor, Liverpool City Region

  • Sue Ferns, President, TUC

  • Tony Wilson, Institute of Employment Studies

  • Tracy Brabin, Mayor, West Yorkshire

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