Sally Gallichan has been appointed Learning Solutions Manager at the Jersey International Business School.

In her role, Sally will be responsible for managing the development of the courses, programmes and qualifications offered through the School, ensuring that they meet the requirements of local businesses. Acting as the first point of contact for the School’s corporate partners, Sally will also advise local businesses on their training needs with a view to developing solutions for them.

With over 20 years of experience working on the operational and strategic side of Human Resource Development (HRD), Sally has also recently been recognised as a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. She has particular expertise in learning, development and employability and previously worked within the commercial and finance sectors before moving to the Jersey Financial Services Commission as Head of HR. Most recently, Sally has completed a variety of HRD projects as an independent consultant. A qualified HRD practitioner and NVQ Assessor/Internal Verifier for business and management awards, Sally’s achievements include steering a number of organisations towards Investors in People recognition as well as success in both the local Training in Business Awards and the National Training Awards.

As Chairman of the Jersey Employer's Network on Disability (JEND), Sally advises and talks regularly about employability and accessibility issues to the local business and support agency communities.

Professor David Jackman, non-executive Chairman of the Jersey International Business School, said: “I am delighted to welcome Sally to the team at the Jersey International Business School. Her experience of working with a broad cross-section of businesses together with her in-depth knowledge of professional developments issues will be invaluable as we look to establish the School as a centre of excellence for specialist business training and education. Sally’s appointment reinforces our commitment to investing in the future of Jersey’s financial services industry and promoting the highest possible standards in the Channel Islands and further afield.”

The ‘Jersey International Business School’ was officially opened on 9th February at newly refurbished premises at 12/13 Caledonia Place, St Helier. As a specialist education establishment in the Channel Islands, it provides a range of accredited courses dedicated to the needs of those working in financial services.

Further information about the School, including the courses and qualifications on offer, can be found on www.jerseyibs.com.