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The research and policy development hub for the awarding and assessment industry, providing information, ideas and advice on qualifications and assessment policy.

CEO’s Café

Welcome to the CEO’s Café . Here you can find the latest news, blogs, articles, podcasts, webinars and media coverage featuring the Federation’s chief executive. If you are a member of FAB, request a personal visit!

Tom Bewick


Tom Bewick is the chief executive of the Federation of Awarding Bodies, the collective voice of the UK’s world-class qualifications and assessment industry. Tom is passionate about the value of qualifications. He left school initially with just one pass grade at O level, the equivalent of GCSE. But thanks to night school and a second chance he achieved a world-class bachelor’s degree and a public policy masters from the University of Bath.

Published articles & media coverage

#SkillsWorldLive Radio Show, Presented by Tom Bewick

If you are interested in being a guest on the show please contact [email protected]

#SkillsWorld Podcasts Archive

Before we launched the successful #SkillsWorldLive Radio Show, we had a series of #SkillsWorld podcasts. The podcast content can be accessed below.
If you would like to feature in a one-off podcast or join the radio show as a guest, please contact [email protected]skillsworldlive.com

#LoveAOs and #LoveEPAOs Tour

Our #LoveAOs and #LoveEPAOs is currently being undertaken virtually. If you would like to request a meeting with Tom Bewick, please do so by clicking on the link below.

31 Jul 2019

Great morning with @TomBewick, CEO of @AwardingBodies discussing the challenges and opportunities of our awarding organisation and educational programs we offer @The_RHS 📷 Tom cooling off in the jellicoe canal @RHSWisley! #LoveAOs

26 Nov 2018

Great to be back on my #LoveAOs tour today – here meeting with the wonderful team that is @TheBIIAB @AwardingBodies full member #LoveQuals Talked a lot about the challenges and opportunities of EPA and EQA and the role of quality assurance.