Our guest speaker for Tuesday 2nd April’s meeting was Matt Brill. Matt is a Enterprise Coordinator with East Sussex County Council, working as part of the national Enterprise Adviser Network programme covering East Sussex including Peacehaven and surrounding areas.
Summary of Talk
Matt helps to connect businesses to local schools and colleges, to support them whilst helping to promote brand and industry awareness across all sectors.
Actively recruiting local business volunteers to support schools at both strategic level as well as helping students directly, via a range of innovative activities and programmes that run in our local schools and colleges. Matt will be highlighting the range of ways that businesses, however large or small, can get involved in supporting today’s students and who are ultimately tomorrow’s workforce.
Qualified Careers Adviser with experience of delivering advice and coaching in education, welfare and corporate settings. Experience within Further Education of managing Work Experience programmes, Apprenticeships and an Advice Centre, as well as recruitment and employer engagement. Brighton born-and-bred with a passion for supporting local communities and bringing businesses and education together, which has been the focus of much of his working life.