Stephanie WadePosted on April 20, 2013
Stephanie Wade is Director of The Tennent’s Training Academy (TTA) & Visitor Centre, a role she has held since July 2014. The TTA is based at the Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow.
Stephanie is responsible for helping students at the academy achieve new skills and qualifications; developing trainers who deliver a large programme of work across Scotland; and launching innovative employability programmes.
The key philosophy for Stephanie and the TTA is developing Scotland’s young workforce and helping young people break into the hospitality trade, which in turn supports Scotland’s economy through the tourism and hospitality industries.
Stephanie has helped grow the TTA’s client base from 70 to 700 businesses; she implemented brewery tours of the famous Wellpark brewery; and welcomed visitors such as the First Minister, Secretary of State, and Minister for Youth Employment.
Stephanie’s previous post was the Director of Scotland for Springboard UK & The Springboard Charity, which helps to support young people in achieving their potential and assists unemployed people of all ages to find employment.
Stephanie has also held previous posts as a Board Member of Tourism Skills Group Scotland; an Advisory Board Member of both City of Glasgow College and Glasgow Welcomes; and a Committee Member of Action for Children.