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Stuart McKenna

Chief Executive, Scottish Training Federation

Stuart is Chief Executive of the Scottish Training Federation (STF) and was appointed to the role in February 2015. For the last 25 years, he has worked for a range of different organisations engaged with skills and training, in roles which have been mainly focussed around promoting Modern Apprenticeships. Prior to joining STF, Stuart was the Director of Skills at GoSkills – the Sector Skills Council for the Passenger Transport sector. He has also worked with Scottish Government, Sector Skills Alliance Scotland and COSLA. From 2003-2007 he was Vice Chair of the Board of Management of Cardonald College in Glasgow. Stuart is currently a member of both the SDS/SFC Joint Skills Committee and Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board.