Palvinder is Principal and CEO of Kirklees College and has worked in further education since 2000 and has held a range of senior appointments, Group Deputy Principal (Finance, Planning and Resources) for NCG. Prior to this, he held senior positions at both Luminate Education Group (formerly Leeds City College) and Barnsley College.
He has worked across curriculum and professional services functions and has expertise in strategic planning, curriculum improvement, student experience, financial and business planning, culture change and developing strategic partnerships with employers and government agencies.
Palvinder is currently the Chair of the Association of Colleges Equality Diversity and Inclusion Steering Group and Trustee for the sectors workforce development body, The Education and Training Foundation.
With over 20 years’ experience in the sector, Palvinder is passionate about the role and value of further education and the power it has to transform lives and communities.