Braden Connolly is the strategic lead for the products and services CITB provides or helps deliver for the construction industry. These include the careers website, Go Construct, together with the Construction Ambassadors programme and the Matching Service. Together, these form a key part of the industry’s offer to attract and retain talent from all backgrounds across Britain.
Other products and services under Braden’s leadership include the HSE Test, Card Schemes, NCC Training, SkillBuild and Site Safety Plus. Braden is also responsible for CITB Quality Assurance, including the Fraud investigations team that he established soon after arriving at CITB in 2007.
Braden’s early career was spent supporting the engineering sector, specializing in shop floor and manufacturing automation with clients such as Saint Gobain, Johnson & Johnson, Volvo and Shorts Bombardier.
Prior to joining CITB, Braden led businesses and products supporting publishers such as the FT, Bauer Media EMAP.