MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 274

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


Sean Lyons, Chair of the board of governors, West Nottinghamshire College

Start date: February 2019

Concurrent job: Management consultancy and property development 

Interesting fact: In his previous role as a senior vice-president in the steel industry, Sean commuted between England and Stockholm every week for five years.


Holly Price, Board member, Construction Industry Training Board

Start date: February 2019

Concurrent job: Training and development director, Keltbray and Presidential Officer of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors.

Interesting fact: In 2005, she was Europe’s only female explosives engineer.


Annette Cast, Principal, Southwark College

Start date: March 2019

Previous job: Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean, University of East London

Interesting fact: She once completed a 24-hour squash marathon.


Jackie Grubb, Principal, City College Plymouth

Start date: August 2019

Previous job: Principal, City of Westminster College

Interesting fact: She is a qualified sports therapist.