Head of CATCH Skills
As Head of CATCH Skills since May 2017, James is responsible for developing the business to be a training provider and working with our strategic partners to develop our skills offer to ensure CATCH are at the forefront of training provision. James has a strong background in apprenticeships & competency based training for industry in addition to working with employers across a variety of industries across the Humber region during his time at HETA.
With a vision of CATCH being the skills hub for the Engineering, Process, Chemical and Renewable sector, James is keen to have an employer demand driven approach to ensure CATCH meets all the training and competency requirements for members. James is also keen to develop CATCH further as both a National and International brand and believes employers if the right opportunities can be identified as the business grows.
In addition to his role, James is also on the board of trustees of the Yorkshire & Humber Cooperative Learning Trust (YHCLT), a Multi Academy Trust of Hull based schools.