Stephen Jeffery

AELP London Board Member
Chief Executive Officer at London Learning Councils

Stephen established the London Learning Consortium in 2005 growing a small European Social funded project with strong South London roots into a thriving and dynamic social enterprise with a turnover of over £4.5M per annum, employing his skills and passion for both enterprise and innovation. Through Stephen’s leadership, London Learning Consortium (LLC) is now one of the UK’s leading Third Sector skills Consortia.

His business vision for the organisation has also secured third party investments as well as stimulating social enterprise. He has also led on the development of market led approaches aimed at increasing the Third Sectors share of the public service market. In 2009 he co-founded a National Third Sector Consortium (3SC) on which he serves as a board member.

In 2010 Stephen co-founded Fair Train, a national Employer Workforce and Apprenticeship infrastructural organisation and owning body for the Work Experience Quality standard, which he chaired until May 2015.

Prior to this, Stephen was invited to join the board of Social Firms South East serving as Director and Chairman and has been at the forefront of social business development and contracted service delivery management at a senior and national level for both NACRO and RNIB.

Stephen’s expertise and consultancy skills are frequently called upon to deliver high level commissions for clients such as the Skills Funding Agency, HOLEX and NIACE. Stephen has a strong vocational and academic background culminating in an MBA from the University of Brighton in 2004. He has also completed his ILM Level 7 Executive Coach and Mentor qualification.

Stephen Jeffery