Jeremy is Director of the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) and has over 30 years experience of promoting equality and inclusion and developing practical solutions in the public, private and voluntary and community sector.
As well as leading BTEG, Jeremy provides advice to the Department for Work and Pensions Ethnic Minority Employment Stakeholder Advisory Group and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills External Equalities Advisory Group (Chair). He is also a non-executive director of Greater London Enterprise and a member of the Assessment Committee for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
Brianna is the Routes2Success Programme Manager. Before joining the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) team to manage the national community role model programme, Brianna was a teacher of English and Head of Year at Wembley High Technology College and Chancellor’s Secondary School in Hatfield.
Brianna has worked in education for seven and a half years, and has lots of experience both as an academic practitioner and in a pastoral capacity.
As well as working with young people professionally Brianna has worked as a volunteer for Descendant’s Youth Group in Acton.
Brianna’s passion for young people’s well-being and ambition led her to seek out opportunities to help and support young black males who were at risk of not reaching their full potential.
Collette is the Routes2Success Local Development Officer. Collette has always had a passion for helping disadvantaged young people and has worked in various educational settings for the past twenty years.
Collette’s belief and skills in the Arts as a therapy to help young people express themselves and encourage self-confidence has led to a successful voluntary youth organisation (YSB Arts) that was set up in 2002. In addition Collette’s talents in the Arts gave her the opportunity to choreograph dance routines for the Queen’s Jubilee and Patti Boulaye’s ‘Reaching Out for Africa’ charity event at the Royal Albert Hall.
As well as working for the Black Training and Enterprise Group, Collette also works part time as a Behaviour and Learning Mentor in a Primary School in her local area supporting vulnerable young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Whitney is the Routes2Success Project Support Officer.
Whitney is a recent Sociology graduate who has experience working with young and vulnerable groups as a volunteer for Citizens Advice Bureau and Amnesty International UK.
Whitney is passionate about delivering positive social outcomes and is determined to use her prior experiences to create real change for women and ethnic minority groups in the UK.