FAB 2019 Guest Speaker Announcement: Claire Benham

We are delighted to announce Claire Benham, Department for Education Commercial Director will be speaking at the Federation of Awarding Bodies conference, which is taking place in Leicester on 10 and 11 October. 

Claire studied at Plymouth University in the years 1992-1995, graduating with a BSc in Politics. Following her graduation, Claire began her career in purchasing within Manufacturing, in the heart of Birmingham. Then moving into Construction, she worked within a Guinness world record team for the largest free-standing scaffold on what is now the O2 arena in London.


This seminar presents an opportunity for those working in an awarding organisation to understand where to find cross government tender opportunities and some of the Education and Skills opportunities currently available. Also find out how DfE commissions services including the various routes to market currently in use, a high level timeline for the commissioning of Wave 3 T levels and lessons learned from the wave 2 tender round.

Join us for this exciting two day conference to find out about the latest industry news and network with colleagues.

You can view our working agenda here.