Dame Mary Marsh to lead review into leadership and skills in the voluntary sector
15 October 2012
Further details about the appointment are available on the Cabinet Office website.
The appointment has been welcomed by Skills - Third Sector, the registered charity supporting the development of a workforce that is ambitious, skilled and adaptable in achieving the objectives of third sector organisations and the communities they serve.
“Dame Mary’s appointment is the most significant recognition by Government of the central importance of developing skills in our sector in recent times,” says Keith Mogford, Chief Executive of Skills – Third Sector. “We understand that her new role is intended to work with the sector to identify challenges and best practice, then supporting the sector to respond by catalysing the implementation of solutions and replication of best practice. We hope this will enable our sector to improve our approaches to attraction, retention and development of high quality skills and leadership – this is essential to the sector being able to tackle the challenges of a changing environment head-on.”
Dame Mary Marsh and Nick Hurd will speak together at Skills – Third Sector’s Our People Our Skills Our Future skills and people development conference in central London on 20 November 2012 - http://www.skills-thirdsector.org.uk/news_media/conference/.