David has a wide range of experience in both the Employability and Skills sectors. He spent 15 years implementing and managing a range of DWP, SFA prime and sub-contractor contracts across the North of England for Working Links and Reed in Partnership. He has also been involved in introducing welfare to work services to the Middle East where he successfully implemented both male and female Job Placement Centres in Saudi Arabia, as part of the Ministry of Labor’s Taqat Programme. David’s remit at i2i is to grow the business by expanding the range of services it provides, as well as the markets it works within.
Tim Pattenden Senior Programme Manager
Ian Nottingham Finance Manager
Michelle Mills Head of Operations, Employability
Michelle has a wide array of skills and experience within the Welfare to Work industry with over 10 years experience in driving performance and improvement. She has a proven track record in delivering high performance levels operationally and has managed employer engagement and management teams across regional employability and skills contracts, achieving and exceeding outstanding performance and compliance levels. She has engaged key stakeholders during her time within Welfare to Work and has a clear passion and dedication to her colleagues and their individual development.
Cheryl Collins Business Excellence Division Manager
Cheryl has a wealth of experience in the Welfare to Work sector and more recently within the Skills arena, working within charities and training providers within the industry since 2006. She has successfully applied her expertise in compliance and quality; continuously driving business improvements by working closely with operational colleagues at all levels. The Business Excellence Division now supports wider improvements by focusing a holistic reporting method driving the business forward assessing impact of service delivery against all areas of measurement, by applying proven mechanisms. Cheryl works determinedly to build and maintain relationships internally and externally with the aim of ensuring commissioner needs are met and exceeded. This approach is multi-disciplinary across varied funding streams and contracts. She has proven success in leading audits and inspections within Welfare to Work and SFA, managing national teams to achieve results and working on a range of commissioned contacts from implementation to evaluation.