It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. She also served as CEO of Spirit Group from 1999 to 2006, which was later purchased by Punch Taverns. Do what you say you will do. In August 1997 Professor McKellar took up the post of Scientific Director of the Moredun Research Institute and Chief Executive of the Moredun Foundation.

There, among other activities, she led the expansion of apprenticeships into higher education, establishing a new network of 40 Higher Education Institutions, chaired the HEI Operational Group and was responsible for all the SFA apprenticeship funding policy aspects of the apprenticeship reform programme. Karen has been a freelance book-keeper since 1997, and has worked for UVAC since 2006. We also use cookies on this website to enhance your user experience. Quintin is chair of the Biological and Biotechnological Scientific Research Council (BBSRC) Animal Research Club, chair of the Board of Trustees of The Pirbright Institute, and a non-executive director of the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

Karen Jones CBE has been appointed to the board of The Crown Estate, by Royal Warrant, to serve her first term as the next Board Commissioner. Karen’s first term will commence on 1 January 2020 for an initial period of four years. Had she not been a mere slip of a girl 20 years ago, Karen Jones would have made a passable model for Shirley Conran's Superwoman. Karen is an Independent Director at Firmenich, Chair of the Board of National Theatre Enterprises Ltd, sits on the Imbiba Advisory Board and is a Patron of the NSPCC. On the recommendation of the Prime Minister, Karen Jones is appointed as the next Board Commissioner for The Crown Estate. Never walk by. [3] She was appointed Chancellor of the University of East Anglia in 2016. Mandy focuses on the organisation of UVAC’s national conference, the delivery of our HEFCE funded work programme and our role in advocacy and lobbying. More recently, Adrian and UVAC have worked with Middlesex University, The Mixed Economy Group and the LLN National Forum to implement the Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Operations Management. Karen’s first term will commence on 1 January 2020 for an initial period of four years.

She also chairs the Board of National Theatre Enterprises Ltd. Karen has built a number of businesses, including co-founding Café Rouge and The Pelican Group, which she grew and floated before selling it to Whitbread. James has an extensive track record of success in the global real estate investment management industry. We also use cookies on this website to enhance your user experience. Robin Budenberg, Chairman of The Crown Estate, said: “I am delighted to welcome Karen to The Crown Estate’s Board. As part of this work, Adrian supported the development of Higher Apprenticeships at level 6 in Quantity Surveying and Site Management. Enterprising thoughts with Karen Jones CBE Charlie Watson Singular Publishing 20.06.18 One clue to successful growth: accountability is vital. Between 2008 and 2017, she was a non-executive director for the global retail, real estate and investment company, COFRA Group, whose subsidiaries include the major international retailer, C&A, and where she remains an advisor on the family side. In addition to her current roles listed below, Karen has built a number of businesses, including co-founding Café Rouge and The Pelican Group. She was part of the group that bought Allied Domecq’s 3,500-strong pub estate in 1999, and after the demerger of Punch Group Plc, took over the remaining 1,100 managed pubs as CEO of Spirit Group, buying Scottish and Newcastle’s managed pub estate in 2003 and leading Spirit’s successful sale in 2006. He retired as Chief Executive of TH Real Estate (now Nuveen Real Estate) in 2015. [1], Jones was educated at the University of East Anglia (BA, 1978) and went on to study at Wellesley College, Massachusetts. Registration for new offshore leasing/licensing processes, The Crown Estate, 1 St James's Market, London SW1Y 4AH, Modern slavery and human trafficking statement. Adrian also advised NAS on the revisions to  the Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for England (SASE) for Higher Apprenticeship and on the development of guidance and the adaptation of existing online registration systems to support Apprenticeship framework developers and Issuing Authorities revise, develop and approve frameworks according to the new requirements. University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC), © University Vocational Awards Council | Developed by RM, Edge Foundation Research – Sustainable Degree Apprenticeships, Higher Technical and Professional Learning. [2] She co-founded, and subsequently floated, The Pelican Group Plc, owner of a number of restaurant chains including Café Rouge. By continuing on this website you are agreeing to our Terms of use. Key strengths. For more information please read our Cookie policy. You can change your cookie settings at any time. [4], ‘JONES, Karen Elisabeth Dind, (Mrs Hamish Easton)’, Who's Who 2015, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2015, Last edited on 29 December 2018, at 11:45,,, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 December 2018, at 11:45.