Brian Glickman is a freelance consultant, speaker and writer.
Brian was previously a senior civil servant in the Department for Education and Skills. In a 25 year career as a civil servant, Brian held many posts. He was Private Secretary to two Ministers for Higher Education, worked on several pieces of legislation, ran large operations, one with an annual budget of over £250 million, and is experienced as a manager and leader, implementing change and in project, programme and contract management.
Brian has held policy posts which have included: introducing the GCSE; bringing in National Curriculum assessment; teacher supply and recruitment; and local government reorganisation. While a Director in the Government Office for London, Brian had responsibility for promoting employment, enterprise, business and the people side of regeneration on behalf of three Government Departments.
As a speaker, Brian has contributed to events for the LSE, QMW Public Policy Seminars, the University of Bath, the Civil Service College and the London Leadership Centre, among others. The topics he has covered include: leadership and management; stakeholder management; Government/business relations; and various aspects of social policy.
Brian is a novice, but constant, blogger.