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Learning and Performance Institute announces formation of Advisory Board

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Dynamic and diverse board of industry experts will provide strategic guidance and support

The Learning and Performance Institute (LPI), the global body for workplace learning professionals, is excited to introduce its new Advisory Board which has been created to provide strategic guidance and advice to the LPI's management team and Board of Directors.

Members of the new Advisory Board consist of influential business leaders in the Learning and Development market with a wealth of experience in leading businesses to success in the global marketplace.

The Advisory Board will help shape and develop the Institute's strategy for the global learning community, providing knowledgeable insights and advice as it explores new services, extends into new markets, and makes the best decisions for its members.

The members of the Advisory Board are as follows:

Alaina Burden (nee Fletcher)
A Senior Global Learning Architect, with a depth of professional experience within strategic design and development of learning products and solutions.
Bob Mosher
Based in the USA, Bob Mosher is a senior partner, and the Chief Learning Evangelist, at APPLY Synergies, a strategic consulting firm that specializes in helping learning organizations design.
Charles Jennings
Member of the Internet Time Alliance and Co-founder of the 70:20:10 Institute, Charles Jennings is a leading thinker and practitioner in learning, development and performance
David Perring
David has been involved in the field of performance development for over 30 years, having been a fully qualified teacher, worked in local government training, telecoms as Head of Learning and Solutions at Virgin Media and involved in global learning innovation Financial Services.
Eoin Cahill
Eoin is a Learning and Development Specialist at Gas Networks Ireland. Previously he has been a Project Manager at Gas Networks Ireland and also Dell EMC.
Ernesto Barrios
Based in Spain, Ernesto Barrios has been devoted to supporting people development within international organisations for the last decade. 
Jeanne Meister
Working out of New York City, USA, Jeanne is the Founding Partner of Future Workplace, an HR advisory and research firm providing insights on the future of learning and working.
Josh Bersin
Based in San Francisco, USA, Founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte, leading provider of research-based membership programs in human resources (HR), talent and learning.
Lori Figueiredo
Working out of Singapore, Lori enables organisations to empower people to learn, adapt & improve every day through knowledge transfer of Syzygy!® Framework & Tools.
Lorna Matty
Applying more than eight years of specialist Human Resources knowledge to drive Learning & Development initiatives in key strategic areas
Mohammad Yassin
Mohammad is the senior training specialist at Elm Company who are the leading provider of innovative secure services & solutions to both public and private sectors in Saudi Arabia.
Michelle Ockers
Based in Australia, Michelle helps leaders to build a high impact Learning and Development function. With her guidance, learning can become a key lever to improve business performance.
Piers Lea
Piers Lea has worked in distance learning and technology-enabled communications since the early 1980s
Sheena Whyatt
Sheena owns Lightning Training a team of over 180 trainers, she also runs over 10 business networking groups in her local area.
Shelley Morris
Shelley is a Los Angeles-based Learning and Development professional. She is currently Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Inc.
Simon Gibson
Simon has a strong track record of delivering high profile, leading-edge Learning & Development/Organisational Development, Leadership/Talent Management and Change/Transformation projects within varying organisational complexity.
Sunder Ramachandran
Based in India, Sunder is an enterprise learning leader with a blend of entrepreneurial & mainstream corporate experience.
Edmund Monk, CEO, LPI said: "As we expand our international presence and work to meet our ambitious growth plans, we look forward to the latest ideas, direction and contributions from our newly established Advisory Board. We are fortunate to have a diverse, influential and highly motivated group of individuals from the key markets we serve, so I am expecting a challenging and inspiring 'melting-pot' of ideas from which we can formulate a revolutionary strategy for the learning industry”.
Advisory Board members will serve between 1 and 2 years, attending 4 online meetings per year. As previous members retire, new members will be selected to keep the total number at 18.
Further details can be found at the LPI's Advisory Board webpage