Dr Michele Lawty-Jones

Director of the Lancashire Skills Hub

Michele took up the role of Director of the Lancashire Skills Hub in August 2015, and is responsible for the development and implementation of the Lancashire Skills and Employment Strategic Framework, reporting to the Lancashire LEP Skills and Employment Board.

Previously she was Head of Enterprise and Innovation at the University of Cumbria and Head of Skills and Education at the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), leading on two themes of the Regional Economic Strategy. She was also previously Partnerships Director at Connexions Lancashire.

A Chartered Psychologist, Michele is passionate about people and social mobility, and the contribution that skilled, engaged and productive people can make to economic regeneration and business growth.

Latest Updates and Events

The impact of the Multiply programme on learners and businesses

Multiply, the numeracy skills programme funded by the Department for Education, continues to have a significant impact on learners and businesses alike. Feedback from Multiply learners who have...

‘Skills Bootcamps’ to bring more opportunities to retrain or switch career

‘Skills Bootcamps’ to bring more opportunities to retrain or switch career People in Lancashire will be able to retrain, improve their skills and even step into their dream...

Garstang students step into working life in Lancaster

Garstang Community Academy School students went to the Lancashire Careers Hub at Fraser House, a vibrant coworking space in Lancaster, to speak to people there working in the...