Management team

Management Team

UKAP Management Team

The UKAP Management Team provides day to day leadership for UKAP, overseeing a working environment which supports the effective achievement of goals and priorities, and maintaining all necessary standards of compliance and good practice.

John Mullen| Head of Qualifications/CEO

John is responsible for the development and maintenance of regulated qualifications and their assessments, ensuring that they are fit for purpose, meeting regulatory requirements and customer needs. He is an experienced qualifications and assessments professional, well versed in qualification development and the regulatory environment. He has developed nationally regulated, international and bespoke employer qualifications in the vocational and professional education sector.

John has worked with a number of leading UK awarding organisations and professional education providers particularly in relation to qualification and assessment development, quality assurance and product management. He has comprehensive experience of working with regulatory and government bodies such as DETC and QCF, as well as a range of industry bodies, including Sector Skills Councils and apprenticeship trailblazer stakeholders.

Kenneth G | Head of Compliance

Kenneth is the Responsible Officer who maintains regulatory compliance and relationship with DETC, Ofqual, QA Qualifications Wales and other regulatory bodies. He is also responsible for overall quality assurance matters.

He has extensive experience of working across all fields of education provision including universities, colleges and private training providers. He has taught at UK universities, held key roles in partnership with universities and undertaking external examiner and validation responsibilities for various HEIs. Kenneth has experience in working with awarding organisations particularly in relation to qualification development, compliance and quality assurance. He has sound experience of working with regulatory bodies such as Ofqual and QAA.

Dr. Muhammad Ali | Head of Business Development

Peter Smith is an experienced business development and brand specialist. He has worked with professional qualifications for over 20 years and has launched and marketed qualifications in all the regions of the world. He has appeared on news programmes in The East and West Africa, China, Pacific Region, Sri Lanka, Gulf Region. Her message is always clear – investing in learning is never wasted and is the best way to improve your career prospects. Peter Smith is delighted to work with UKAP because its high quality, affordable programmes make a significant difference to the career outcomes of its students, and he is proud to be part of their learning journey.