Fleur Sexton is the Chief Executive and co-founder of multi-ward winning PET-Xi Training, one of the most hard-hitting and dynamic training providers in the UK with a reputation for success with the hardest to reach people.


Deeply committed to changing lives through education and employment, since 1995 she and her team have delivered impact, inspiration and value to 250,000 learners in a wide range of communities across the UK, making social mobility a reality by finding and breaking barriers, improving life chances and making communities stronger.  Fleur invests much of her time and 10% of company profits into these activities, to which both she and PET-Xi bring enthusiastic engagement and active hands-on participation.


Fleur has recently been made an Honorary Doctor of Birmingham City University, was formally Businesswoman of the Year 2017 and she was on the Commonwealth 2022 Legacy & Benefits Committee. She is currently a Board member of C&W Chamber of Commerce, The CW LEP Skills Board, C&W Champions, Historic Coventry Trust, Birmingham City University Business School Advisory Board, West Midlands Regional Business Council, Director of Women of the Year as well as Chair of the Coventry Music Trust and is a member of their Community Orchestra.


She founded and runs the PET-Xi Foundation, which raises money to directly break barriers for individual young people nationwide and co-founded Metropolis Training Restaurant 2021.


Appointed 2018