MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 267

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


Lee Probert, principal and chief executive, York College

Start date: June 2019

Previous job: Principal, City of Bristol College

Interesting fact: Lee has been musical director for pantomime at the Swan Theatre in Worcester three times….oh yes he has!


Julie Peaks, deputy principal, Wyke Sixth Form College

Start date: January 2019

Previous job: vice-principal, Wyke Sixth Form College

Interesting fact: Julie is a keen follower of fashion, and had a part-time job at clothing retailer Topshop while at university in Liverpool.


Kate Josephs, director of funding, Education and Skills Funding Agency

Start date: April 2019

Previous job: Director of national operations for academies and regional delivery, Department for Education

Interesting fact: Kate spent two and a half years living and working in Washington DC as director of the US Performance Improvement Council in the Obama administration


Daniel Howard, managing director, For Skills

Start date: January 2019

Previous job: Assistant director of apprenticeships, Ixion Holdings

Interesting fact: Daniel is a maternal descendant of the Duke of Wellington


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