Our Board

Our Board brings enormous experience from teaching and training, leadership, colleges, independent training providers, local authorities. the third sector, and the commercial world.


Our Chair


Paul Mullins OBE

Paul Mullins OBE

Chair

Paul has been a mergers and acquisitions adviser for 25 years at Schroders, Citigroup, Bank of America and DC Advisory. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.  From 2008 to 2016 Paul was a member of the BIS sponsored Industrial Development Advisory Board, serving as Chair from 2012. He is […]


Meet our board


Dan Williams

Dan Williams

Programme Leader and Lecturer on PGCE Post 14 Education and Training, University of Derby
Don Hayes MBE

Don Hayes MBE

Chief Executive, Enable
Dr Nigel Leigh OBE

Dr Nigel Leigh OBE

Principal and Chief Executive, Stephenson College
Dr Sue Pember OBE

Dr Sue Pember OBE

Director of Policy and External Relations, Holex
Mick Ord

Mick Ord

Chief Executive Officer, Chemring Group Plc
Florence Orban

Florence Orban

Director of Corporate Development, RLSB
Lynsi Hayward-Smith

Lynsi Hayward-Smith

Head of Adult Learning and Skills, Cambridgeshire County Council
Mark White OBE

Mark White OBE

Visiting Fellow, Teesside University
Sally Dicketts CBE

Sally Dicketts CBE

CEO, Activate Learning
Steve Freer

Steve Freer

Chair of Audit
Zayn Azam

Zayn Azam

Trainee IT Engineer, Qubic Group Plc