Meet the Team

We are proud to serve our community of businesses and apprentices.
Meet some of our Team below!

Meet Us

Meet the Team

James Hackett
James Hackett

Business Manager

James has 20 years of experience working in the training and employment sectors. He has worked with Evolve since January 2018, having previously managed the company via an arrangement with Clarion Housing.

Chris Stanton
Chris Stanton

Apprentice Coordinator

Chris started working for Evolve in 2018 having arrived in the UK from New Zealand a few months beforehand. Chris comes from an HR and construction recruitment background

Ben Murdoch
Ben Murdoch

Apprentice Coordinator

Ben started working for Evolve after moving to London in 2019 from New Zealand. Having come from a background in tertiary-student recruitment he aims to sharpen his skill set and gain experience working within a big city.

Terrie Wells
Terrie Wells

Business Development Executive

Terrie started working for Evolve in June after moving over from New Zealand in March 2019. With a background in the Veterinary industry and her family all working in different trades, Terrie is excited to promote the trades while learning more about the construction industry.

Jonathan Brookes
Jonathan Brookes

Non-executive director

Jon has extensive experience of working with public authorities and the private sector to deliver social value in the construction sector. This includes working for a FTSE 100 developer on projects such as Victoria Leeds and Croydon Westfield, and a UK wide social housing contractor. Jon also has worked with social enterprises and charities as a board member or trustee including Trac, Building Futures and Aspire, Achieve, Ambition. Jon is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Housing. His role at Evolve includes supporting the team with policy development and implementation, including Health & Safety.

Becoming an Evolve Apprentice

It’s a simple 5 step process:

  • Apply here on the site
  • Come in for an interview
  • Interview with the contractor
  • Evolve will help you get your CSCS card and safety equipment
  • You will attend an employment induction process.

That’s it, you’ll be good to go!

Things to know

Read our FAQs:

  • Which college will I attend?
  • Will I need to travel?
  • What will I be paid?


About Evolve

Evolve is a not for profit organisation, registered as a social enterprise, that manages the CITB Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in London and it has responded to industry demand.

The Evolve team has experience across the sector including education, employment, and working with young people.

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London Office:

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