Isa is the CEO of The BAME Apprenticeship Alliance – a community of organisations which aims to promote apprenticeship diversity through policy, advocacy and conversation. Isa became CEO in December 2019 following two years as Executive Director.
As CEO of The BAME Apprenticeship Alliance, Isa is responsible for the overall strategy development and delivery ensuring growth of the brand and its members across the UK.
Previously, Isa served as Project Director for Pathway Group – A national workforce skills provider where he managed several projects around skills and most notably The Asian Apprenticeship Awards which celebrated the talent of the underserved British Asian apprentices, their employers and learning providers. Isa built partnerships with leading brands across the UK including the UK Government, Skills Councils, leading entrepreneurs and more.
Prior to this, Isa was Director of the education Company CorpTools which worked with over 20 UK schools around employability and skills.
Isa is a hugely passionate about having a skilled economy and has engaged with Government to discuss skills for the future economy.
Judge for the BAE Systems UK Apprenticeship Awards 2019
Judge for the West Midlands Apprenticeship Awards 2019
Outside of work, Isa has fostered and adopted cats (total 13 to date), regular at the gym, keen but awful golfer and enjoys travelling.
Winner: Outstanding Contribution to Education 2015 at the Birmingham Awards
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Burj Khalifa – Dubai, UAE. Speaking at the Ta’leem 2016 Conference on Private Education in the region sharing my thoughts on British education transition to vocational training.
Myself with Reed Hoffman (Founder of Linkedin) and Prof. Tufano (Dean of SBS Oxford)
With Dr Rami Ranger CBE (Chairman of SunMark Ltd) in his office.
With Dame Asha Khemka (Principal at West Nottinghamshire and Board for Institute for Apprenticeships)