Our passion is people

TEC works with a team of Associates based throughout the World who help deliver its work. Our people are our business gene pool and they have become Associates because they wish to apply their professional expertise in innovative ways.

Maggie Semple, Chief Executive

Maggie Semple is known as a successful business woman and entrepreneur. She is described as gently formidable – a voice of reason.

From 2001–2007 Maggie was a Civil Service Commisioner and chaired over 60 senior level appointments. Maggie has extensive experience of facilitating conferences and meetings for public and private sector organisations.

Maggie has been a member of several high profile Government and EU task groups. She currently serves on a number of private and public Boards including the Criminal Cases Review Commission, British Library, The Southbank Arts Centre, Brit School and City & Guilds Institute.

In 2001 Maggie was awarded an OBE for her services to learning, and Honorary Doctorate from De Montfort University and in 2005 became a Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute and a member of its Council in 2006.


Music by Karl Jenkins - Mare Crisium (Sea Of Crises) Introitus from Imagined Oceans (1998) - all lyrics and music belong to composer, artists and label. For demonstration non-commercial use only. Images copyright Maggie Semple 2009