Sian Wilson

Executive Director- Commercial

The Skills Network

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Speaker Bio

With over 22 years of experience in the Edtech industry, Sian has worked for global skills and talent businesses specialising in education technology, skills development and inclusion. Experienced in growth, strategic business development, commercial leadership, strategic skills strategies, customer experience, marketing and brand, Sian works across B2B and B2C markets to open opportunities for talent development in Tech. Sian is the Executive Director- Commercial for The Skills Network, Partner at Day One- a tech business matching verified emerging talent to entry level tech roles and previously held senior executive positions at ACI Learning, NCFE, Tech Partnership and JHP Group. She also sits on a number of

As a member of numerous social cause groups, Sian advocates for inclusive skills opportunities for all, driving forward accessible learning and skills opportunities throughout the sector and beyond.

Fun Fact: I am Vice-Chair of the TECHUK Skills and Inclusion Council; promoting opportunity and access to Tech Careers from under-represented groups

Speaker Sessions


How To Diversify Your Talent Pool

60 mins
  • Track - Workshop
  • HR/DEI
  • Leadership
  • Premium Only
  • Workforce
  • Sian Wilson

    Executive Director- Commercial

    The Skills Network

Tired of hearing about the skills gaps and underrepresentation in tech without getting to the solution. We’re putting the spotlight on concrete solutions that businesses can harness. From government-backed gateways to innovative approaches in skill development, let’s chart a path to a brighter, more inclusive tech landscape.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Tapping into Untapped Resources: Understand how government-backed initiatives and programs can serve as invaluable channels to widen and diversify your talent search
  • Innovative Skill Development: Explore cutting-edge methodologies and strategies for nurturing and upskilling talent, ensuring your team is equipped for the tech world’s evolving demands
  • Building an Inclusive Strategy: Learn actionable steps and best practices to create a recruitment and retention strategy that prioritises diversity, fostering a richer, more resilient tech ecosystem

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