Featured Panel Session - Hosted by CATCH

Resilient Process Industry Skills for the Future Feature Panel Session – Hosted by CATCH

Time & Location

Wednesday: 15.00 to 16.00, Stage 3

Guest panellist:

James McIntoshCOO & Director of Skills – CATCH

About this Session

The well documented skills gap in process manufacturing continues, but how are organisations responding to this and what strategies do they have in place to access the required skills and future proof their business?

CATCH is delighted to bring together an engaging skills panel of industry leaders to encourage lively debate and best practice sharing and who will provide an insight into resilient process industry skills for the future.  Our experienced industry panel will also explore topics such as, green skills and job opportunities for the energy transition, strengthening diversity and inclusivity, and solutions and opportunities for through life development from apprenticeships to reskilling and training.

CATCH works with over 300 employers across the Yorkshire & Humber region, in sectors such as Chemicals, Oil & Gas, Cosmetics, Food & Drink, Energy and Pharmaceuticals, and its associated supply chain.

Visit us on stand K43.

Full panellist line-up coming soon…

James joined the CATCH team in May 2017 after spending 7 years at Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) as part of the Senior Leadership Team through the role of Business Development & Marketing Manager helping to grow the business across the Humber region and beyond.

As Director of Skills at CATCH, James is responsible for leading the industrial skills agenda and ensuring CATCH delivers high quality training and apprenticeship programmes.  CATCH is an employer lead membership and competency organisation based across the Yorkshire and Humber region. James has a strong background in apprenticeships & competency based training for industry in addition to working with employers across a variety of industries.