Systems infrastructure, networking, software development and cybersecurity are the skills that are driving the digital world. Through a series of fortunate events, Zeshan Sattar has worked in these verticals around the world. In 2007, Zeshan fell into the UK Apprenticeships sector with the desire to help the next generation and he’s never looked back. With a passion to raise the skills level, he is often called upon to help shape new projects, provide technical expertise, or baking innovation into learning from day zero. Zeshan’s current role as the Director of Learning & Skills Certification at CompTIA UK involves guiding groups on best practice for delivery and aligning to global standards. Zeshan is overseeing the day-to-day management of IT-Ready Lancashire and is engaging with employers who are keen to expand their workforce with certified professionals.