AutoRaise announces Board of Trustees

AutoRaise, the organisation behind the government approved multi-skilled Trailblazer apprenticeship standard, has announced its Board of Trustees.

Bob Linwood of AutoRaise said, ‘We spent a lot of time considering the structure of the organisation and the skill sets and backgrounds required of the Trustees. They will provide the background support and guidance AutoRaise needs as it continues to develop and grow.

‘We put together a list of people who, in anyone’s book, would be a dream team. Their combined experience and knowledge of their particular sectors and areas of expertise ensures that AutoRaise can continue their forward momentum.’

The AutoRaise Trustees are:

Cathy Walsh OBE – immediate past CEO and principal of Barking & Dagenham College

Hannah Crick – director at Fix Auto Stevenage

Karl Vella MBE – founder and Director at Karl Vella Group

Dave Sargeant – managing director at Gemini ARC’s

Steve Cafearo – global brand director at BP/Castrol

Chris Oliver – director at Fix Auto Dagenham

Chris Oliver, AutoRaise chairman, said, ‘We are totally focussed on making the industry a better place to work; a career destination for young people. We are actively pursuing dialogue with each and every industry stakeholder and body to ensure that we work together as an industry to attract young people and work with employers to nurture their teams to be future leaders. Our Trustees are on board to help us steer AutoRaise towards creating a better future for the industry.’