New director general takes the reins at Skills for Security

Terri Jones

Terri Jones

Terri Jones has been unveiled as the new director general at Skills for Security and aims to reinforce the organisation’s position as the leading security training body.

She joins the sector skills body for the UK’s private security industry having previously held senior positions within another sector skills council, ProSkills, and also the Learning and Skills Improvement Service.

Jones is set to provide strategic direction for the company and cultivate new business generation. She will also be responsible for the financial and commercial performance of Skills for Security.

She said: “I am pleased to join the team at Skills for Security at what is an exciting period in the organisation’s development, and am looking forward to cementing the company’s position as the leading training body for the whole security sector.”

Jones will shadow interim chief executive Mike Britnell before his departure from Skills for Security to develop industry knowledge and learn about the skills and qualifications needed by the organisation’s customers.

“Terri has an extensive background in Skills and Education services and the Board of Directors believe she is ideally placed to lead Skills for Security in the next stage of its development,” said Britnell.

“I will leave with many happy memories of working with such a close-knit team, and wish Terri good fortune in her new role.  She has a wonderful team of people to work with and I am sure, they will make her very welcome.”

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