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Babington Group Announce New Commercial Director

David Gallagher

The Babington Group has announced the recent appointment of a new Commercial Director, David Gallagher.   

David will be leading on growth across the business and continuing the group’s unique collaborative culture, with an emphasis on the Government’s Apprenticeship Reforms and the major changes these bring to the sector. 

David brings a wealth of experience, from his early days in welfare to work, to his contribution to the growth of the national skills business of a large DWP provider.

In 2012 David established his own consultancy business, supporting local enterprise partnerships, training organisations, employers and sector bodies to innovate within the education, employment and skills markets.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Babington Group,” said David.  “I am really looking forward to working in such a great organization. Babington are real pioneers, ahead of the game, with a will to succeed and have a genuine passion and belief in making that difference. I’m looking forward to the challenge and to help build on the collaborations and knowledge that is already taking place.” 

Carole Carson, Group CEO said “We are delighted David has joined us, he has a wealth of experience in our sector across a variety of roles; all at senior level, coupled with a desire and genuine passion to transform people’s lives, which aligns with the Groups own mission.  This role is a major investment from Babington and highlights once again our ambition to continue to succeed and grow. David’s experience in building excellent partnerships and collaborative working will further enhance our already successful team and ensure we continue to pave the way to help more people succeed and prosper”.

Founded in 1974, Babington one of the UK’s leading providers of apprenticeships and training courses, provide high quality training across a growing number of sectors, from accounting to hairdressing. The Group’s mission is “to inspire everyone to realise their full potential by providing training and opportunities to improve quality of life, and thereby create a better future.”



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