Occasional Associates

Robert McDermid, MinstLM

Skills development specialist working in the cultural sector since 2005. Bob is a Lead Assessor for the Managerial Assessment of Proficiency (MAP) benchmarking process.

Key skills: matching organisational goals to workforce needs, a strategic approach to building skills and knowledge; diversifying the workforce; working in a complex partnership environment. He both develops training programmes and audits providers and has set up both public and private sector training services, negotiating partnerships and winning external funding. .