Thank You to Richard Stansfield for His Service as CATCH Chair


CATCH is pleased to acknowledge the contributions of Richard Stansfield, CEO, Singleton Birch, who chaired his final board meeting on 21 June 24, marking the end of a 7-year tenure on the Board with 4 years as Chair.

Richard’s steadfast support and leadership have been instrumental in positioning CATCH for its forthcoming expansion projects. During his time on the Board, Richard oversaw several milestones, including stewardship throughout the challenging COVID-19 period, the development of CATCH Apprenticeships, the launch of the Welding and Pipefitting Hub, and the key regional programme of the Humber Industrial Cluster Plan Project

David Talbot, CEO of CATCH, expressed his gratitude: “From a personal perspective, I would like to thank Richard for his sage counsel and unwavering support to CATCH over the past 7 years, and longer as a Member of CATCH. His contributions have been invaluable in the development of CATCH and in preparing us for the next stage in our evolution, and I wish him all the best for the future in his retirement.”

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Lisa Buck


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