Gillian Keegan MP, Skills Minister, Department for Education
Anna Markova, Policy Officer, Industry and Climate, TUC;
Vonjy Rajakoba, Managing Director, Bosch UK;
Jon Lord, Group Chief Executive Officer, Bolton at Home;
Matthew Percival, Director, People and Skills, CBI
As panellists from business, government, and trade unions gathered on day two of the CBI’s Road to Net Zero Conference to explore the challenges and opportunities around realising the potential 240,000 net new ‘green jobs’ emerging on the path to net-zero, three key themes emerged from the discussion:
- New jobs mean new skill demands. Reskilling will be a crucial element to building towards net zero.
Skills Minister Gillian Keegan MP opened the session by outlining the importance of skills, not just to meet the demand from green jobs, but ultimately in delivering on the UK’s net-zero commitments.
From an employer perspective, Vonjy Rajakoba said that as an international company Bosch is going through sign