Chris James has been involved with industry skills, education and development for over 30 years. Now CEO for WAMITAB , he has been a principle lecturer, chief examiner, external verifier moderator and assessor for awards as diverse as A-level Biology, Cleaning Science, Waste Management and Facilities Management and has direct oversight of the WAMITAB qualifications for the Parking Industry. He has worked for Colleges of FE, University, National Training Organisations, Sector Skills Councils and a number of Awarding Organisations including WAMITAB. He has published a number of technical books and was member of the Government advisory panel on adult literacy, numeracy and employability. In 2008 he conceived wrote and directed the WorldsSkills UK Team Clean Challenge for Euroskills in which the UK cleaning team won 4 Gold Medals.