CHAIR: Sally Eley

Head, CIPD Trust

Sally is Head of the CIPD Trust, which has been established to tackle the barriers to work today and create inclusive workplaces for tomorrow by giving individuals and organisations the people expertise they could not otherwise access.

Before joining CIPD, Sally was the Director of the City & Guilds Foundation. In this role she was responsible for developing the philanthropic activities of City & Guilds bringing to life the organisation’s skills development purpose. During this time she launched the Princess Royal Training Awards, the Future Skills Commission for Prisons and embedded an Impact Framework to measure the societal value of City & Guilds.

Prior to City & Guilds, Sally had a successful career running her own business as a communications consultant with clients in the education, training and care sectors and was Communications Director for UK Skills.

Sally is passionate about supporting under-represented groups in society and helping people reach their potential.