The founder and joint managing director of media recruitment firm the Crewing Company has been appointed deputy chair of Skillset’s Facilities Skills Council.

Stephanie Asplin, who was previously on the Council’s board, will be responsible for implementing the council’s plans and providing support to chair, Terry Smith. 

Smith said: “Having had the privilege of working with Stephanie as a board member I have experienced at first hand her commitment, dynamism and ‘make it happen’ approach. I am very confident that the board will be stronger with her in this role.” 

Asplin replaces Mike Smith, managing director of Alias Hire.