Jeremy Crook

JEREMEY CROOK

Jeremy has led the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) since 1992. BTEG is a national charity that works to improve education, skills, employment and entrepreneurship outcomes for Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. BTEG currently runs three main projects including Routes2Success, a new national role model which connects successful black men with groups of young black males (11-25 yrs.); Opening Doors, a new London youth entrepreneurship programme for 18-30 unemployed individuals; and a national network for local voluntary groups working individuals and families involved in the criminal justice system funded by the Ministry of Justice.

He has over 30 years experience of promoting equality and inclusion and developing practical solutions in the public, private and voluntary and community sector.  He chairs the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Equalities Advisory Group and provides advice to Department for Work and Pensions Ethnic Minority Employment Stakeholder Advisory Group. He is also a non-executive director of Greater London Enterprise, a trustee of West Ham United Community Trust and a member of the Assessment Committee for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.