Developing new business across the education and skills sectors

To build on our existing partnership with the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB), the Federation’s membership as well as other awarding organisations, EPAO’s and training organisations, Peridot Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristina Preston as Head of Awarding and Skills who will lead on supporting this specialist area of education.

Covering all roles dedicated to the design, development, delivery and quality assurance of educational products and services including non-executive chair, board and senior leadership appointments, Kristina is an expert in awarding body recruitment having worked with many vocational awarding bodies, chartered institutes, royal colleges, professional membership organisations and examining bodies over the last seven years.

The past 12 months has once again demonstrated how important education is across global society and we are proud to develop new business across the education and skills sectors. We have supported awarding organisations, schools, colleges and higher education providers with their executive and board appointments in difficult circumstances, and with most recruitment projects being managed remotely.

On joining the Peridot team, Kristina commented:

“Joining Peridot at this exciting time when awarding bodies are facing some of the most interesting changes and challenges to date is an amazing opportunity to help support the sector deliver its strategic and operational goals and values.

Being part of a supportive team here who have a fantastic record across the education and not-for-profit sectors, providing organisations with diverse and impactful leaders and specialists, is an honour. I look forward to enhancing the company’s offer with my expertise and having a positive impact on the awarding sector, which I am so passionate about.”

Director of the Education Practice, Drew Richardson-Walsh, has said:

“Kristina has an exceptional reputation for delivering high-quality and impactful recruitment campaigns. Already, we have received positive feedback from people in the sector regarding her appointment. It is clear how much she cares about the sectors and organisations she supports, and because of that we are pleased to welcome her to the team.”

To speak with Kristina about awarding and skills education recruitment, you can contact her at:

kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk | 07931 238134

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