Ben Lever - Future Skills and Innovation Lead - CITB

Topic Title: Constructing the offsite workforce: An update on new qualifications and training

Ben is Future Skills and Innovation Lead at CITB, holding responsibility for new and emerging skills needs in the areas of manufacturing and digital-led construction.  The role involves working closely with industry to ensure that career pathways, qualifications and training courses can support the shift to a modernised industry. He is also chair of the CLC Centres of Excellence working group, which is looking at how to join up existing and new capability to support R&D and skills, and a member of the UK BIM Alliance upskilling stream, working on a digital upskilling roadmap. 

Prior to joining CITB, Ben gained over 12 years experience as a management consultant specialising in digital transformation, service design and innovation. He has worked for government, retail, telco and financial sectors, helping organisations better understand their customer needs and translate them into new services, business models and operations for the digital world.