John Tyler, the UK Director of Technical Training at National Grid, has been appointed as the Chair of the Energy & Utility Skills Partnership (EUSP) Delivery Board. The Partnership is led by 30 CEOs and senior leaders from across the of energy and utilities industries, collaborating to address the key priorities. The CEO Council is supported by the Delivery Board which turns strategic priorities into deliverable actions.
Previously, John has led various initiatives within Energy & Utility Skills and the National Skills Academy for Power, including the development of the Procurement Skills Accord, and the launch of the first Power Sector Foundation Degree. During his tenure at National Grid John has successfully led the National Grid Learning team through Ofsted inspections and facilitated the sharing of best practice across the energy sectors in the UK and the US.
Phil Beach, Chief Executive of Energy & Utility Skills, said: “I am delighted to welcome John Tyler as he undertakes this role. His experience and commitment to skills development will be a valuable asset.”
John Tyler said: “I have always considered the work undertaken by myself and my team in partnership with Energy & Utility Skills and other partner organisations as critical to the success of our collective organisations, our people, and the UK economy. It is with great pleasure that I assume the role of Chair of the EUSP Delivery Board to further support all member organisations in ensuring we have a diverse, competent workforce capable of delivering against our current challenges and the green skills of the future.”
The primary objective of the Partnership is to ensure the availability of a safe, skilled, and sustainable workforce, capable of delivering the essential services sought by customers. This encompasses a commitment to maintaining the highest standards of safety and expertise whilst addressing the future skills challenges of the energy and utilities sector to meet net zero.