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

Lancashire businesses and training providers successful in securing funding to deliver innovative Bootcamp training programmes

  Lancashire providers have been successful in securing significant funding to offer a range of free Skills Bootcamps as part of a Department for Education initiative, covering skills...

Free Support for Businesses to Embrace Digital

Lancashire County Council with the Lancashire Digital Skills Partnership have announced a series of webinars, workshops and 1:1 support for local businesses, focused on embracing digital tools. Embrace...

Lancashire Skills Projects Receive £11.9M Funding Boost

An £11.9m package of support has been awarded to 5 new Lancashire projects which aim to help Lancashire’s businesses to develop the skill levels of their employees and...