MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 270

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


Olivia Morton, Corporate Communications and Events Manager for The Bedford College Group

Start date: 21 January 2019

Previous job: Business Development Coordinator, GSSArchitecture

Interesting fact: At eight-years-old Olivia introduced 80s punk rock band New Model Army to an audience of over 8,000 fans in Birmingham.


Gareth Jones, Relationship Manager- Adult Education Budget, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

Start date. January 2019

Previous job. Apprenticeship Programme Manager at Royal Mail Group

Interesting fact: He watched over 120 sporting fixtures in 2018.


Adrian Sugden, Principal, Henshaws Specialist College

Start date: January 2019

Previous job: Interim Principal at a school for children with Social Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH)

Interesting fact: He trained as a cabinet maker and still enjoys woodwork and making furniture as a hobby.


David McVean, Chair, Moulton College

Start date: February 2019

Previous job: Education management consultant (he remains in post)

Interesting fact: He used to drive an ice cream van for a living.