Day 1

Cindy is the Senior Vice President, BTEC and Apprenticeships at Pearson, where she is responsible for the development of all Pearson’s UK technical, vocational and apprenticeship qualifications which are delivered to over one million learners a year.
Melanie is the Industry Inclusion Executive at the BFI, using data and research to inform and improve policy and practice and advocate for greater inclusion and representation in front of and behind the camera in the screen industries.
Dominique is the Founder & CEO of Resource Productions, a social enterprise that seeks to enable social change through film and art, by diversifying the creative Industries. Dom also volunteers as SME Apprenticeship Ambassador.  

Day 2 Hashi Mohamed

Hashi Mohamed is a barrister and broadcaster, and a recent author of the book People Like Us, What it Takes to Make it in Modern Britain. He came to the UK as a young refugee, without his parents and grew up in some of the deprived areas of North West London, being raised exclusively on state benefits. His book talks about this journey, the lessons learned along the way, and assesses the issue of social mobility in Britain today. To purchase Hashi’s book ‘People Like Us: What It Takes To Make It In Modern Britain’ visit

Day 3

Raisa is a degree apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover.  
Amy is the Head of Talent at Framestore and the Trailblazer Chair for the visual effects apprenticeships. She is also currently the Chair of the T Level Panel for Media, Broadcast and Production.  
Neil Hatton is Chief Executive of the UK Screen Alliance, the trade association representing over 100 companies working in Visual Effects, Animation, Audio & Video Post-Production, Special Effects, and Freelance Editor Agencies as well as Film & TV production studios. Animation UK is part of the UK Screen Alliance. Neil chairs the Creative Industries Council subgroup on apprenticeships and T-Levels and is an apprenticeship trailblazer co-chair and a member of the Media Production and Broadcast T-Levels panel.  
Viren is the Commercial Director where he works with organisations to understand business challenges and provide solutions through flexible learning and development.