QAC Principal & CEO receives prestigious West Midlands Leadership Award

We are delighted to inform Bev Jessop, Principal & CEO, has won in the Company Leader of the Year (100+ employees) category at the West Midlands Leadership Awards 2021.

Bev Jessop holding West Midlands Leadership Award

Around 180 people came together at the MacDonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham last Friday (17 September) to celebrate those shortlisted and the winners of this year’s West Midlands Leadership Awards.

The awards showcase and recognise the very best leaders and organisations across the region. Bev provides decisive leadership, steering those around her with confidence but more importantly her ethos is to trust and empower people.

Bev Jessop commented: "I am amazed to have been selected as a winner! The QAC educational and community charity continues to develop and grow and I am lucky to work with such a skilled and committed team of staff. Students, clients and staff inspire my leadership and being recognised for that leadership is just brilliant!"  

Sam Metcalf, Midlands Editor of, said: “The last 18 months has meant that strong and decisive leadership is more important than ever, and we’ve found throughout this award process that the West Midlands is well served in this respect. Every single person shortlisted should be very proud of their leadership skills – congratulations to you all.”

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