Lorna joined Maritime UK from an FE College in Eastleigh in Hampshire where she managed the support services for six years including being the Careers Leader. Eastleigh was the first Technical and Professional College in the County to achieve the coveted Quality in Careers Standard under her tenure. She is a qualified careers adviser and a passionate advocate for helping people reach their potential through successful and satisfying careers.
As the Programme Manager (Careers and Outreach) she has responsibility for leading the careers activity of Maritime UK, working with employers and educators to promote the many exciting opportunities in the sector. She will be driving forward the programme of activity and supporting resources in a collaborative and coordinated way sharing best practice from around the regions. She is very much looking forward to actualising the outreach part of the role, visiting the regions, and seeing first-hand what activities are working best around the Country.
Lorna is based at Solent LEP in Portsmouth.