Council Member Profiles

Kath Wright, CDI Council Member, Career Education constituency 

100 Kath WrightKath is a consultant, trainer and writer specialising in careers and work-related education and has over 30 years’ experience of working in education covering posts in schools, a careers/Connexions service and Essex local authority. (Read more)


Janet Colledge, CDI Council Member

100 Janet ColledgeJanet Colledge is the real life name of @CareersDefender; she is a qualified teacher with over 15 years’ experience providing careers education and 25 successful years teaching business studies in schools and colleges throughout London. (Read more)


Jill Collins, CDI Council Member

Jill has worked on a variety of projects since joining the Women in Science, Engineering and Technology team at Sheffield Hallam University in 2004. (Read more)


John Toscano, CDI Council Member, Wales constituency

100 John ToscanoJohn gained his QCG and trained as a career adviser in 2006 and since then has been working in the all-age, statutory Careers Service in Wales. (Read more)


John Wallace, CDI Council Member, Scotland constituency

100 John WallaceJohn is a career coach/consultant to people of all ages across Scotland and for the past nine years he worked for its national skills body, Skills Development Scotland. (Read more)


Mark Yates, CDI Council Member

100 Mark YatesMark has been a careers adviser since 1995.  For the first 16 years he predominately worked in FE colleges and schools.  This gave him a wide and varied experience of different clients IAG needs, across the academic spectrum. (Read more)


Rosemary McLean, CDI Council Member

100 Rosemary McLeanAs a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, and member of the CIPD I bring a breadth of professional perspectives. Career development is my core though and I fully support the CDI and the focus on professionalism. (Read more)