Movers and shakers: Edition 261

Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving

Jason Faulkner Campus principal, Redcar and Cleveland College

Start date: August 2018

Previous job: Vice principal of curriculum, Stockton Riverside College

Interesting fact: At the age of 19, Jason – along with seven army colleagues – retraced part of the journey Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton took to rescue the crew of the Endurance in 1916


Paula Wells Director, YMCA Awards

Start date: October 2018

Previous job: Operations director, Premier Global NASM

Interesting fact: Paula is a qualified boxing coach and is a former UK dance champion, specialising in ballroom and Latin dancing 


Rooney Anand Chair, WorldSkills UK

Start date: January 2019

Previous job: Chief executive, Greene King (to continue in role)

Interesting fact: Rooney’s parents were doctors – but he was too squeamish to follow in their footsteps so went into construction instead


Ben Manning Acting principal, City College Plymouth

Start date: November 2018

Previous job: Vince principal of curriculum and quality, City College Plymouth

Interesting fact: Ben has a deep connection to the college –  not only is he a former student, he also met his wife while working there


Liza-Jo Guyatt Executive head of Roundhouse technical skills college, Derby College Group

Start date: August 2018

Previous job: Head of faculty vocational skills, New College Nottingham

Interesting fact: Liza-Jo is an advocate for adult and community learning having returned to further education at the age of 28. Her next goal is gaining a Doctor of Education


Judith Allen Chief operating officer, Learning Curve Group

Start date: October 2018

Previous job: CEO of Profound Services and North Care Training Ltd (Profound Group)

Interesting fact: Judith abseiled off the Tyne Bridge in Newcastle and completed Total Warrior for Butterwick Hospice Care charity

If you want to let us know of any new faces at the top of your college, training provider or awarding organisation please let us know by emailing news@feweek.co.uk