Skills for Security Appoints James Gribben as Commercial Director

James Gribben has been appointed as the Commercial Director of Skills for Security, a prominent organization in the security industry. With his extensive experience in leading companies within the sector, James is expected to play a crucial role in driving the company’s growth trajectory. His expertise will be particularly valuable in expanding Skills for Security’s customer base in fire and security, specifically in the areas of apprenticeships, commercial training, and sponsorship. In addition, James will lead the organization’s efforts to enter adjacent markets.

David Scott, the Managing Director of Skills for Security, expressed his excitement about James’ appointment, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome James to the Skills for Security team as our Commercial Director. Having closely collaborated with James during his tenure at the BSIA (British Security Industry Association) over the past 18 months, I have witnessed the value and professionalism he brings to the organization. With James onboard, we aim to significantly enhance our marketing and sales functions.”

Despite taking on his new role, James will maintain a close working relationship with the BSIA, which currently holds a 49.9% ownership stake in Skills for Security. This collaboration will facilitate joint projects that benefit both organizations and contribute to the overall advancement of the security industry as a whole.

James, who is based in the North-West region, will assume his responsibilities as the Commercial Director of Skills for Security immediately. His appointment marks an exciting new chapter in the organization’s journey towards further success and influence within the security sector.