Director of Skills and Employability, Chris Strong leads on our skills and employability programmes including the development of an IVE Apprenticeship Training Provider. He ensures career opportunities are a real option across a range of industries.
Chris is experienced in Partnership Development, Vision & Strategy, Programme Management, Skills and Further Education. He develops industry study programmes, employability programmes and ensures more diverse groups of people have access to a better range of careers.
Chris’s background is in music – he is a trustee at the youth music development charity NYMAZ and sits on the Mayor of Sheffield’s Music Industry Board.
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