- Director of Apprenticeships and Business Engagement
Lee is an education and training graduate with 28 years’ experience in the healthcare and education sectors.
He is currently the Director of Apprenticeships and Business Engagement, where he leads on stakeholder engagement and apprenticeship curriculum and quality development across Luminate Education Group.
A highly experienced education manager, Lee has been in multiple leadership roles for the last decade, specialising in work-based learning and curriculum development. He also has specialist experience and knowledge in apprenticeship reforms for apprenticeship levy and non-levy organisations, and designing organisational learning within education and healthcare. Lee has also co-chaired the apprenticeship trailblazer group for the Healthcare Play Specialist Standard.
Lee trained as a nurse at Lakeland School of Nursing and Midwifery and his previous roles have included a four year stint at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where he was Support Services Manager. After that he moved to a South Yorkshire college where he worked for 10 years, first as a course leader and then as Head of Department for Health Sciences and Social Care Professions, Computing and Digital.
In 2021 Lee was shortlisted for TES FE Leader of the year and the group was highly commended for its outstanding contribution to the development of apprenticeships.