MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 263

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

Elaine McMahon, interim principal, Cornwall College

Start date: November 2018

Previous job: Interim principal, Kensington and Chelsea College

Interesting fact: Part of Elaine’s education took place in Australia and she has lived in France, Australia and the US as well as in all parts of this country.


Fiona Aldridge, director of policy and research, Learning and Work Institute

Start date: November 2018

Previous job: Deputy director, research and development, Learning and Work Institute

Interesting fact: Fiona started working at the Learning and Working Institute (then called NIACE) exactly 21 years ago – as PA to the same role she’s just been promoted to.


Chris Webb, chief executive, Bradford College

Start date: Spring 2019

Previous job: Principal, Barnsley College

Interesting fact: Chris’s degree in sport science enhanced his skills in being creative, collaborative and competitive – everything he needs to be a CEO in the FE sector.


Penny Wycherley, interim principal, City College Plymouth

Start date: November 2018

Previous job: Principal, Waltham Forest College

Interesting fact: Penny didn’t learn to speak until she was three – after which, her mother said, she never learned to stop talking!

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