Posted on Monday 4th February 2019
Andy Tilden has been appointed interim CEO of Skills for Care and will take over at the end of March when current CEO Sharon Allen takes up her new role.
Andy is currently Skills for Care’s national Director of Sector Development supporting employers to develop a skilled and knowledgeable workforce across England and is a long standing member of Skills for Care’s leadership team.
He initially trained as a teacher before becoming a social worker. He has worked in residential care, in the NHS as a trainer and manager, worked in juvenile justice, child protection and learning disability services. Andy also worked as an external verifier, trainer, lecturer and managed a care training company.
Andy has worked in Skills for Care’s area and national teams leading on their skills development brief at a national level
Skills for Care Chair Dame Moira Gibb said: “Andy brings with him a great deal of experience and knowledge of social care and skills development so was the ideal person to lead our organisation through this time of transition.
“The process to recruit a new CEO is already under way and Andy will now have an extended handover period with our CEO Sharon Allen as he prepares to lead our team until a permanent appointment is made.”
You can follow Andy on Twitter using @andytildensfc.