Zoe Wallace

Academy Director, Agent Academy

Zoe is director at Agent Academy, a social enterprise, established to redefine skills development for young people, making sure they are prepared for careers in the digital industry.

Over 200 digital business leaders have contributed to the delivery of Agent Academy programmes.  Zoe champions a people-powered and collaborative approach to overcoming the skills challenges faced by industry.

So far, more than 100 jobs have been created and many businesses have benefited directly by recruiting Agent Academy talent with over £2.2 million in salaries generated into the local economy.

Through a ground-breaking initiative between academia and industry, last year, Agent Academy and Liverpool Business School created the first-of-its-kind Post-Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Digital Marketing. This year, Agent Academy will partner with The University of Liverpool to deliver a trailblazing initiative to develop digital talent.

Alongside her work at Agent Academy, Zoe is the UK campaign manager for tyred, heading up a team of creative, digital and campaign specialists to raise awareness of the dangers of old tyres, lobby government for change and ultimately, save lives. This year thetyred Campaign won a landmark victory and the Government finally agreed to begin consultation to introduce new legislation banning old tyres from large vehicles.