Learning and Work Institute announces new appointment to strengthen senior team

Learning and Work Institute today announced the appointment of Sam Windett as Deputy Director and part of its senior team.


19 04 2021


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The new appointment strengthens its team focused on boosting policy and practice in learning, skills and employment.

Sam will play a leading role in L&W’s research and development work, as well as heading up its policy and communications. She joins from Impetus, where she is Director of Policy. In addition, she is a co-chair of the Youth Employment Group and her previous roles include Head of Policy and Communications at ERSA.

Stephen Evans, chief executive of Learning and Work Institute, said:
I’m delighted to welcome Sam as our new Deputy Director. She brings a wealth of expertise and experience, including as a co-chair of the Youth Employment Group. I know she will make a huge difference to our important work seeking to improve access to learning and work.
Sam Windett said:
I’m excited to join Learning and Work Institute at such a pivotal time for learning, skills and jobs. I’m looking forward to playing a leading role at the centre of the sector, working on the most important challenges we face in shaping the economy and supporting people and communities.

Sam will take up her new role on 5 July 2021.