JAMES SAMPSONTechnical Curriculum Manager
Profile: James Sampson
As the Technical Curriculum Manger at Zero Carbon Futures, I have worked across the low carbon agenda for over eight years and bring a wealth of technical knowledge and training experience around the low carbon transport and construction built environment sectors. I am responsible for investigating future green curriculum skills and training opportunities through close development work with SMEs, industry and professional awarding bodies.
One particular project that I really enjoyed working on was HyTrEc where I was responsible for the design and development of a Hydrogen Awareness qualification which was endorsed by BOC in 2015.
What I’m working on now
Currently, I am developing learning programmes which are looking at energy saving systems, EV infrastructure and EV batteries.
“Having worked on a number of low carbon projects I have learned that what I like most is the variety of new technologies and the type of environments I am exposed to.”
Living in rural Northumberland, I enjoy hiking, backpacking and mountain biking …..far removed from city life. Unfortunately, my travel time to work means that I can’t quite drive an EV yet.
It isn’t a lack of electric car charge points that is putting off drivers converting to EV. The simple reason is that there just aren’t enough cars to meet demand (and other reasons why the recent BBC article is misinformed)….read more