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Jeremy Bending Joins the Skills2Learn Team

Jeremy Bending Joins the Skills2Learn Team
25th June 2014

Skills2Learn are very pleased to announce the appointment of Jeremy Bending as a Non-Executive Director and Advisor to the Board

Skills2Learn, part of Babcock International Group, are delighted to announce that Mr Jeremy Bending has joined the Skills2Learn team as a Non-Executive Director and as an Advisor to the Board for the power and safety industries.

Jeremey is a chartered engineer by trade and is currently the Chief Operating Officer at National Grid. His career in the gas industry began nearly 40 years ago when he joined as a graduate trainee.

His work experience includes 10 years in the construction, commissioning and operation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plants within the UK and in 1986 he was seconded to Tokyo Gas Company for 14 months, working predominantly in their LNG Production Division.

In 2000, Jeremy was appointed Head of the National Transmission System (NTS), then becoming the Network Director for South of England in 2002. Later in 2002, he joined National Grid as Director of Network Strategy and held this position until 2012 when he became National Grid's, Chief Operating Officer.

Over his career, Jeremy has made a huge contribution to the gas industry as we know it today and his work has encompassed the technical, operational and commercial areas of the industry. He played a crucial role in National Grid's development strategy in the early 90s and more recently successfully led the gas distribution business through a number of strategic changes as it prepared for the introduction of RIIO.

Jeremy has held prestigious appointments such as Chairman of the International Gas Union and President of IGEM in 2010/11. In May 2014 his contribution to the industry and outstanding career was recognised with the IGEM Lifetime Achievement Award.

Upon joining the Skills2Learn board whose fellow members include Dr. Ann Limb (OBE) and Mr. Chris Bielby (MBE), Jeremey commented: "I have been aware of the outstanding and innovative work that Skills2Learn have provided for the industry for a number of years, and I am thrilled about working with them."

Dr Majid Al-Kader, Managing Director of Skills2Learn commented: "We are delighted to have Jeremy on board and look forward to working with him in the future. We believe that Jeremy's experience in the industry will be invaluable to the Skills2Lern team as it continues to grow."

About Skills2Learn
Skills2Learn, part of Babcock International Group are the premier developer of award winning digital learning solutions. Skills2Learn have over 16 years' experience in developing award winning, high quality and innovative digital learning solutions for customers which have proved to be a great success. Our expertise in education and courseware design allow us to develop stunning new media elements and real world environments which provide engaging and immersive training and development programmes that deliver clear quantifiable educational improvement and cost benefits.

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