• POLICY AND INTELLIGENCE ... Work with us in our drive to make the engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors a UK priority
  • CAREERS PATHWAYS ... Picture Yourself Here: explore the opportunities in the UK's most advanced sectors from Apprenticeships to professional development
  • STANDARDS, QUALIFICATIONS AND FRAMEWORKS ... Your one stop shop for essential resources and information for delivering engineering, science and technology skills
  • SKILLS SOLUTIONS ... Maximise your people, skills and productivity: how Semta can help


Led by employers, our job is to transform the skills and productivity of the people who power our engineering and advanced manufacturing technologies sectors, enabling UK industry to compete on the global stage. We bring together employers and education to focus action on skills.

Our People


  ann-watson-resizeAl Parkes sq1 

Ann Watson                                                       Al Parkes

Chief Executive                                                   Group Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of EAL



  Andrew McLachrie

  Group Finance Director and Company Secretary


 Heads of Department

     neil-goodliffe3            joanne-iceton3

    Neill Goodliffe

           Joanne Iceton
    Head of Programmes           Head of Commercial 


Semta Board and Committees

Semta’s Board of leading industrialists and stakeholders ensures that Semta is strategically positioned to address the current and future skills needs of the engineering and advanced manufacturing sectors.

Semta Board

Semta Audit Committee

Semta Investment Committee

Semta Remuneration Committee

EAL Board



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