A confident and consummate management professional and business expert with extensive and varied experience.

Strong background in Business, varying operations and staff supervision, with specific and detailed knowledge of Learning & Development, SFA and ESF funding and branded business sectors.

Exceedingly resourceful with a proven track record of personnel and business enhancement. Effective both working alone or as part of a team with wide-ranging expertise in both.

Considerate and approachable therfore displaying maturity and balance, fostering a good work ethic and morale across a range of personalities and skill levels.

Enthusiastic and hungry for new customer-driven challenges, with a clear determination to succeed in any working environment.

Christine Ball, CEO

In the 18 months following Christine's appointment to lead CCG College, the specialist training provider saw learner volumes quadruple, Advance Learner Loads go from zero to over £800k academic year 2015/16, timely outcomes consistently exceeding 95%, and the securing of Prime SFA Contractor status.

Prime status is held by approximately 3% of all UK training providers at present and CCG College is one of only a handful to have secured it in under two years from launch.

Alongside, Christine also established a CCG Chartered Insurance Institute Examination Centre in Bournemouth, the only such centre in Dorset.

Christine joined CCG College on the strength of a record of successful team building and business development within the adult education and vocational training sector.

Notable achievements with present and past employers include a highly successful Sector Skills for the Unemployed delivery helping the long-term unemployed back into work, Apprenticeship delivery with 84% of apprentices retaining their post after completion, and creating strategic partnerships with DWP, Job Centre Plus, employers and ex-offender groups.

In 2009, Christine beat 2,000 other contenders to be awarded a coveted National Learning and Skills Improvement Service Award for engaging employers. This was chiefly in recognition of her work in establishing a Contact Centre Academy for the Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames.