James Stafford

Chief Operating Officer

James was appointed Chief Operating Officer in December 2019, after holding a number of sales leadership roles with large providers in the sector.


After entering into the sector 6 years ago as an Employer Engagement Executive, his leadership potential was identified and he has subsequently progressed through the ranks into the role he is in today.


With a passion for sales, customer service excellence and supporting young people, James’ mission is to ensure that the best young talent stays in and is attracted to the Derby and wider East Midlands business scene by developing outstanding apprenticeship opportunities with the leading organisations in the local area

Progress House

4 Siddals Road



T: 01332 371 666

E: info@ematraining.co.uk