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Career Connect

Organisation Summary

Business Sector:Social Mobility, Education, Youth Services, Employability and Careers

Business Activities:Careers Guidance, Employment support, Offender support and Training

Business Location:North West

Chief Executive:Barry Fletcher

Turnover:£10.5M (2019/20)


Legal structure:Registered Charity

Career Connect is a charity committed to helping young people and adults realise their potential. It delivers high quality and professional career, employment and training services in schools, in the community and in prisons.

Passionate about social mobility and helping the most disadvantaged to create a better future, in 2019/20 Career Connect supported over 79,000 people across its services with expert careers advice, employment support and guidance. It delivers a range of programmes and contracts commissioned by Local Authorities and central government, as well as other innovative programmes funded through grants, trusts and foundations.

E3M Member

Career Connect

Name:Barry Fletcher

Title :CEO

Barry Fletcher is the CEO of Career Connect, a leading, North West based charity providing innovative careers and employment support to young people and adults. Prior to Career Connect, he was Managing Director at Ingeus UK, leading this diverse organisation across employment, youth services, health and skills sectors. In addition, Barry is a Non-Executive Board Member at Youth Employment UK, a Trustee of the Future Youth Zone in London, providing ground-breaking youth provision for 8-18 year olds, Vice Chair of Headlines health charity and is on the Board of Careers England.