Tom Bewick

chief executive, Federation of Awarding Bodies

Tom Bewick is the Chief Executive of the Federation of Awarding Bodies – the collective voice of the UK’s independent awarding and assessment sector. Members of the Federation, working nationally and internationally, are responsible for delivering a range of academic, vocational and technical qualifications below degree-level, including apprenticeship assessments.

Tom is Visiting Professor of Skills and Workforce Policy at Staffordshire University; and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has written and published extensively over two decades; and is an acknowledged expert on post-compulsory education and apprenticeship skills policy on both sides of the Atlantic, having worked extensively as a TVET consultant in the United States, the Middle East and Asia earlier on in his career.