Mark Corden – Head of Apprenticeships, Specsavers
Mark has been leading the evolution of Apprenticeships at Specsavers since early 2017. A member of the UK Leadership team at Specsavers, Mark’s appointment to the newly created Head of Apprenticeship role has enabled the business to define and deliver a strategy for Apprenticeships that does much more than simply use the Levy.
Under Mark’s stewardship, 2018 saw Specsavers see their 1,000th apprentice join the business, Ofsted cite the quality of their Apprenticeships as ‘good’ and collect 3 external awards, including CIPD People Management Overall Winner.
Mark has worked in senior leadership positions within the public and private sector, as both executive and non-executive for over 20 years.