The Board's key purpose is to ensure the Company's prosperity by collectively directing the Company's affairs, whilst complying with the requirements of the regulatory authorities.
The Board works with the Leadership Team to:
The Board delegates the day to day management of the Company to the CEO.
The members of the Board, who are directors of the company and trustees of the charity, are:
The members of the Leadership Team are:
Phil Wilkinson, CEO
Fiona Lugiano, Deputy CEO
Paul Howarth, Commercial Director
The Ascentis Commercial Team is responsible for the creation and promotion of our fantastic products and services. We aim to ensure that our customers have the qualifications that your students need and to provide you with the support and resources that you need to deliver them.
The Product Development team along with our Researcher manage the development of new qualifications, resources and assessments along with reviewing our existing offer. We use research to ensure compliance with regulation within the wider educational context.
Our business brings a variety of backgrounds and experiences together to offer outstanding support to Ascentis customers. Our team has extensive experience across a range of subjects and we have significant related experience in commercial environments.
The Access QA Team is responsible for ensuring that the delivery of Ascentis Access to HE Diploma qualifications provides learners with an opportunity to progress to Higher Education. We ensure that the academic standards of the provision within and across centres are comparable and meet the requirements of the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). We do this by:
The QA Team is responsible for ensuring that the delivery of Ascentis qualifications offers learners the best possible experience. We ensure fairness and consistency within and across different centres. We do this by: