Virtual Summit 2021 Speaker Fiona Kingsford | Competenz
Fiona Kingsford, CEO | Competenz
Fiona Kingsford has been the CEO of Competenz, an industry training organisation since January 2016. Prior to becoming CEO, she held portfolios that cover operations, strategy, innovation, business transformation and Māori and Pasifika development. Before joining Competenz in 2009, Fiona worked in the media, food manufacturing, emergency services and hospitality sectors.
Competenz is a multi-sector industry training organisation (ITO). Our industries include engineering, manufacturing, forestry, food and beverage, printing, transport and textiles. Our purpose is to help Kiwi industry grow skills, career and businesses. We do this by delivering effective on-the-job training and apprenticeships, and designing workforce develpment solutions. Owned by our industries, we are responsible for setting the standards for qualifications in 37 sectors and we support learners, employers and industry to achieve their goals. We're proud to support more than 20,000 learners and 3,500 businesses nationwide.