2018 looks to be a busy year for Andrew Mitchell, Strategic Development Director as well as his day job as part of ENGIE Fabricom’s Senior Management Team, he has recently been appointed Regional Chairman for the ECITB (Engineering, Construction Industry Training Board).
Andrew also represents ENGIE Fabricom as a Board Director of CATCH, a Council Member of the ECIA (Engineering, Construction Industry Association), and as our nominated representative with the EIC (Energy Industries Council).
The ECITB is the statutory skills body for the engineering construction industry in Great Britain. It works closely with employers and the Government to attract develop and qualify engineering construction personnel in a wide range of craft, technical and professional skills and disciplines.
The Regional Chair role involves supporting the work of the ECITB within the region, and helping shape the skills agenda for the wider industry.
Andrew commented: “It is a real honour to gain this appointment and having started my career as an ECITB apprentice I am very passionate about training for the future of our industry. The continued success and growth of our organisation will not happen without training and development of our people. This appointment will also greatly aid my day job providing the opportunity to further develop relationships with key stakeholders, clients and competitors.”
Chris Claydon, Chief Executive of the ECITB, said: “We are delighted to have Andrew on board serving Yorkshire and Humberside as our Regional Chairman. As an industry-led body, it is very important to have this industry expertise as well as input from client and contractor companies across the regions.
“The new Regional Chairs are each well placed to contribute regional and local business understanding, knowledge and relationships, to assist the ECITB in our work supporting industry and the skills agenda for the engineering construction industry.”