Member of the Standards Committee
With over 20 years of career experience Ashley brings a variety of skills and expertise. His initial career started out in teaching with both the University of Chichester as a Lecturer and the University of Winchester as Head of Department for Sports Science. Following his 5 years in higher education, Ashley then spent 8 years as a practicing physiotherapist, firstly with Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust and then as Director of Active Physio.
In 2009, he joined VTCT as Director of Education and Standards where he held responsibility for qualifications, assessment and quality assurance across the awarding organisation. Ashley then secured the role of Deputy Chief Executive and Responsible Officer in 2014, where he works across 95% of the FE colleges in the UK, along with the Department for Education, ESFA, Ofsted and Ofqual to ensure qualification compliance, industry/sector relevance and assurance of the national awarding organisation.
Alongside this, Ashley is also Owner & Clinical Director of The Physio Clinic Ltd a private physiotherapy practice, based in Hampshire providing specialist services to a range of elite organisations and athletes.