David Beharall, managing director at CandidSky, has been appointed a Board Member of the Oldham Education Partnership Board.

Ex-professional footballer, David Beharall, has joined the Oldham Education Partnership Board to share his commercial insight and bolster the opportunities available for Oldham’s children and young people.

The Oldham Education Partnership has been tasked with the implementation of the Oldham Education and Skills commission report which aims to improve the outcomes for all children and young people in Oldham, to ensure they are school ready, work ready and life ready.

David commented, “I have always had a vested interest in Oldham and working within the community to grow the success of the region. In 2010 I founded the Oldham Business Network, an active online network dedicated to supporting the Oldham business community with over 1,400 active members. I have also worked with Oldham Council and Oldham school sports partnerships on a number of successful projects. I am pleased to be able to contribute to the Oldham Education Partnership Board to help Oldham’s youth take advantage of the opportunities available”.

Adrian Calvert, Education Partnership Leader, Oldham Education Partnership, said, “It is a great addition for David join the board. He will bring invaluable insight and actions from a non educational perspective into improving the outcomes for the children and young people in Oldham. ”

For more information about the Oldham Education Partnership Board click here.