Reece is the Group CEO of Nomad Digital, with over 25 years of experience in the Information Technology sector across multiple industries.
We need to find innovative ways to help develop and expand skills
Nomad Digital is a North East based business, and we compete to attract the best talent to help us innovate and develop products that support customers right around the world. We are not alone in this mission, there are many other great companies here, and across the rest of the United Kingdom, that face the same challenge. Niche and popular technical skills remain the hardest to attract, and the industry needs to find more innovative ways to help develop and expand these skills. But we cannot do this alone, we need to work with schools, colleges, universities, start-ups, other businesses in our community and with Government to find ways to alleviate the pressure on businesses in the UK. The problem is widespread, in all engineering, software, and technically oriented businesses. As businesses also look to improve team diversity, this presents further challenges.