Duprez Consulting Ltd
Jean sits on the both the CIOB London Board for Employer Engagement and their Policy Board, is active on the City of London’s Social Value Consultation Panel, represents GTA England and is an ambassador for the London Chamber of Commerce. Jean also acts as a Construction ambassador for CITB and the National Apprenticeship Service, promoting apprenticeships in various sectors. Jean is passionate about her work in raising awareness with females both in recruitment and more importantly retention within the Construction Industry and supports the organization Women into Construction (WIC) in order to achieve their aims.
In 2015 Jean received an MBE for her services to skills and training.
Jean has worked in the construction industry for the past 25 years, as a Business Centre manager for a large freehold in Mayfair, a Centre manager for Regus in Trafalgar Square, a Senior Manager for K&M McLoughlin Decorating Ltd for 14 years and then in October 2015 formed Duprez Consulting ltd, a company committed to making apprenticeships count.
One of Jean’s key areas for the last 6 years has been on training and apprenticeships. She helped set up and run the K&M Apprentice School that opened in October 2010 and was also pivotal in the creation of K&M McLoughlin Training. It opened in November 2012 and was one of the first five week, pre-apprenticeship, ‘boot camps’ which have been designed to give unemployed youngsters work experience while instilling in them basic work ethics.Seminar: Making Apprenticeships Count - Employer advice on Apprenticeships