Jacqui Henderson CBE is a Board Member at Policy Connect, advising on the organisation's education and skills output, as well as serving as a member of both the Skills Commission and the Higher Education Commission.
Beyond Policy Connect, she acts as Managing Director of Creative Leadership and Skills Ltd; Chair of Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group and Chair of Northumberland County Council's Leadership Forum. She is Chair of Governors at Northumberland College, a Non Executive Director of UK Skills and is Vice President of the Advisory Group of CPPS, as well as a Senior Advisor to the British Council.
Prior to this, Jacqui served as Chief Executive of UK Skills and Regional Director for the Learning and Skills Council in Greater London. She further acted as Chief Executive of the Training and Enterprise Councils' National Council and the Managing Director of Northumberland Training and Enterprise Council.
Jacqui has been a member of Newcastle University's Council since 2005, serving as Deputy Chair from 2009-11. She is Chair of the University/Students' Union Partnership Committee and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Honorary Degrees Committee.
She was made a CBE in 2001 for services to education and training.