Cheryl Collins is Director for Employment Central Support Functions within the Growth Company.
A graduate of Sociology from the University of Birmingham, Cheryl has over 17 years’ experience in the Employability & Skills sectors and over 10 years’ experience as a Certified Internal Auditor (IA Cert). Cheryl has developed professional skills and expertise in supporting our colleagues and participants, undertaking Mental Health First Aid Training and ASIST Suicide Intervention in recent years.
Cheryl has worked on many types of commissioned programmes since 2006, seeing programmes through from bid, mobilisation and implementation through to exit and post-closure audit. As well as having a hands on approach, Cheryl has experience of managing large multi-disciplinary teams under the ‘support functions’ umbrella.