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We can bring together a pool of talent to deliver solutions for our clients, led by Paul Jackson.

 

Our aim is always to integrate with our clients’ team through a partnership model to achieve each client’s goals.

 

 

Paul Jackson is Executive Director of Jasia Education Ltd.

 

Paul has executive and non-exec. board-level experience covering the media, local government and the charity sectors, most recently leading Europe’s highest profile outreach and careers information activities in science and engineering.

 

Career SUMMARY

Paul Jackson is currently a non-executive director at Victoria Street Capital and a member of the Council at the University of Essex whilst developing policy themes for industrial strategy and education policy and supporting charities in strategy reviews through Jasia Education.

Paul was previously Chief Executive at education charity EngineeringUK, joining the organisation at a pivotal time in 2009. EngineeringUK, formerly the Engineering and Technology Board, leads development of the Big Bang Fair, works with partners in the Tomorrow's Engineers programme of enrichment and enhancement activities in schools, and promotes engineering with policy makers, the education world and the wider public through the media. Through that period, Paul sat on various STEM, education and careers advisory bodies and has regularly commented on skills and technology issues in the media.

Paul was previously led Technology Leaders TV, an online channel for senior executives in the electronics industry, launched in cooperation with the electronicIndia 2008 show in Bangalore, part of Messe Muenchen.

Paul's career has encompassed contract R&D, local government, the media and the charity sector. A chartered engineer, Paul spent the early part of his career at ERA Technology researching new techniques for mine clearance, before moving into the media.

He was launch editor for United Business Media’s Microwave Engineering Europe and has written for a wide range of publications from Infrastructure Intelligence, Metal Bulletin and Mobile Communications International to the Financial Times. Paul continues to comment in the media, including BBC Breakfast, the Today Programme, broadsheet, tabloid and specialist publications.

From 2002-2007, he was with the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Europe’s largest professional body for the science, engineering and technology community, leading the IET’s development in India and China and refocusing the continuing professional development and public affairs activities.

Paul’s wider contribution to the technology community has included non-executive and advisory appointments. He also chaired the board for the Big Bang Education Community Interest Company. He continues to contribute to public life through membership of the Council for the Parliamentary and Scientific all party group in Parliament and as a governor of Kingsford Community School in Beckton, East London.

 

 

 

 

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