Mat Parker is the Campaigns & Events Manager for the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board; the skills, standards, and qualifications body for the development of the engineering construction workforce of Great Britain. Mat joined the ECITB in 2017 and has worked extensively with industry stakeholders in helping them to attract and develop a sustainable workforce. Mat was a founding member of the ECITBs IDEA Taskforce, an initiative launched in 2020 to provide industry with targeted support in promoting ED&I best practice in policy, culture, attraction, and training.
Mat is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and as a senior governor with a multi-academy trust is a staunch advocate of increasing support to the education sector, particularly with early years and foundation level.
Since 2022 Mat has been working to develop grassroots girls’ football in his local area and spends his time away from work coaching an girls team and managing fundraising initiatives to fund their development.