Jill Lanning was CEO of FAB until August 2014 having spent some 20 years working in the awarding industry. Having started her working life in administration, Jill moved on to teach for over a decade in a large FE college in Birmingham. Towards the end of this period she joined BTEC/Edexcel as a trainer before a three year stint as a self employed consultant. Finally joining Edexcel full-time in 1996, Jill went on to have a number of roles in the organisation including management of the regional business development team and later overseeing the shape and extent of their qualification offer. After three years at the Learning and Skills Network, Jill join the FAB team as CEO in 2010 and had four very enjoyable years working with the FAB Board and members to develop the organisation and its influence in the sector.