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Sylvia Perrins appointed CEO of National Skills Academy for Financial Services

The National Skills Academy for Financial Services has appointed Sylvia Perrins as chief executive officer with immediate effect.

Her primary role is to build on the Skills Academy’s achievements and further increase awareness amongst employers, employees and potential new joiners to the industry of the training and development opportunities that exist.

Over the past two years the NSAFS has created a network of over thirty public and private training providers across England, providing training and development programs to over 4000 people.

Its education, skills training and development programs cater for a range of experience levels from new joiners to management.

NSAFS chairman Tony Vine-Lott says: “All eight of our regional and national boards, representing the interests and views of over eighty employers from across the industry, fully support Sylvia as the person best qualified to continue the strong growth of the NSAFS and we look forward to her building on the Skills Academy’s success.”

Perrins adds: “More than ever before the financial services sector needs a skilled and highly qualified workforce and first class, value-for-money training to support it through these challenging times.”

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