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Lyndon Jones is Chief Executive Officer of The Association of Business Executives (ABE), the professional membership body and examination board he founded 45 years ago.
ABE develops business and management qualifications at Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma level. Its qualifications provide progression routes to degree and Masters programmes worldwide, covering destinations as diverse as Trinidad, Pakistan, Cameroon and Mauritius.
Following service in HM Forces, Lyndon Jones enjoyed his own personal journey through higher education, first studying at Manchester University and then undertaking postgraduate studies at the Manchester College of Science and Technology. Following this, he worked for a period in industry before opting for a route into education.
He obtained a teachers education certificate and for six years was Head of Department of Management and Business Studies at Manchester College. From 1965-1990 he rose to the challenge of a senior education role as Principal of the South West London College, a college of excellence and innovation offering higher education and training programmes to home and overseas students.
Lyndon Jones has always been proactive and driven within the education sector, actively embracing change and development. He has served on many global committees in order to help lead the sector forward in the most professional and creative way.
He was editor of the monthly publication Education and Training and more recently of the Journal the Free Trader. He is also the author of a number of books and innumerable articles. His most recent book Time Well Spent is a guide to organising life and work.
He has extensive experience as a consultant and trainer, having worked in Western Europe, South East Asia, the USA and Africa and has acquired many awards over the years.
Lyndon retired in 2015 but continues to advise ABE to this day. He is fondly remembered by staff, centres and learners.