Anthony Skates

Go wales employability adviser at University of South Wales

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My current work for the Go Wales project at the University of South Wales is focussed on securing work placements for students who need to develop their skills and employability profile. I am also a self-employed fine artist based in Monmouthshire.

In previous roles I have worked as Regional Manager for Skillset-Creative in the South West of England, Head of Business and Skills Development for South West Screen and Employer Engagement Manager for the Univesity of Gloucestershire Media School.

In addition to my work in the creative industries from 2013 to 2016 I was Development Manager of the South East Wales Libraries Partnership a network of over 20 information services. In this post my activity was centred upon workforce development.

Company Name: 
University of South Wales
Role / Position: 
Go Wales Employability Adviser