New council members appointed to CCEA

On Friday 9 December 2016 the Department of Education announced the appointment of two new members to the CCEA Council:

Mrs Carol Fitzsimons MBE is currently Chief Executive Officer of Young Enterprise NI; alongside being an Associate Lecturer in the Open University’s Faculty of Business and Law; a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development; and in her spare time a Scout Leader. She brings to the Council experience of managing staff, operational delivery, developing strategic plans and financial and risk management. Mrs Fitzsimons does not hold any other public appointments and has not undertaken any political activity during the last five years.

Mrs Angela Mary Whiteside was a Northern Ireland Civil Servant within the former Department for Employment and Learning (DEL). She was also a former teacher and a member of the Education and Training Inspectorate.  She brings to the Council experience in education and of promoting good governance, managing risk and strategic planning. Mrs Whiteside has not undertaken any political activity during the last five years and does not hold any other public appointments.

Note to Editors

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