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


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

Andrew McConnell OBE<

Andrew McConnell OBE

Director of Finance, University of Huddersfield
Dan Williams<

Dan Williams

Programme Leader and Lecturer on PGCE Post 14 Education and Training, University of Derby
Dr Nigel Leigh OBE<

Dr Nigel Leigh OBE

Principal and Chief Executive, Stephenson College
Florence Orban<

Florence Orban

Head of Strategy and Digital Transformation, St. John Ambulance
Jon Graham<

Jon Graham

Chief Executive, JTL
Mick Ord<

Mick Ord

Chief Executive Officer, Chemring Group Plc
Ruth Spellman OBE<

Ruth Spellman OBE

Chief Executive, WEA
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