Phillipa (Pip) Rackstraw, Skills and Training Manager

Pip is our operational lead on development and implementation of industry skills and training activities. Pip is a qualified Careers Consultant with experience in career guidance and coaching. Her expertise is in the delivery of a wide range of skills and training programmes, with a background in employer engagement and recruitment. She has previously worked in partnership with the non-profit and public sectors. Pip also has experience in leading career development diversity initiatives for under-represented groups. 

As Skills and Training Manager, Pip oversees the development and implementation of screen industry skills and training activities with the objective of creating a larger, more diverse, more talented and more creative workforce for the screen-related industries and associated research units. Pip is responsible for delivering skills and training activities, engaging with businesses, freelancers and new entrants, managing a portfolio offer to business and ensuring that robust processes and procedures are in place to support this activity.