Michelle Lofthouse is Director of Flip Consulting Limited. Michelle has 17 years experience in Education working at a senior level across the UK and international markets.
Michelle's current clients include governments, government agencies, and awarding bodies. Her current consulting portfolio includes policy development related to ICT and learning technologies, business planning; market and competitor analysis and strategy development.
Before founding Flip Consulting in August 2009, Michelle was Director of Business Development for Ufi/learndirect where she led the development of an ambitious five year strategy to prepare the organisation to move from grant in aid funding status to competitive contracting. She was also a Director of learndirect Solutions Limited, Ufi’s commercial arm and responsible for the development of learndirect’s commercial strategy.
Prior to joining Ufi in January 2004, Michelle Lofthouse was Director of Customer Development at Cambridge International Examinations, the international arm of UCLES, and a department of the University of Cambridge. In this role she was responsible for the Marketing and Sales of qualifications across 150 countries. She has worked with governments and training providers worldwide to bring about reform in qualification and assessment systems.
Michelle has a degree from the University of Cardiff in Economics and Management, a PGCE from Worcester College, an MA from Cambridge University, and a MEd in Educational Assessment from the University of Bristol. She also holds the CIM Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing.