MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 281

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


Carl Lygo, Vice chancellor and CEO, Arden University

Start date: April 2019

Previous job: Chairman of the governing body, UCFB

Interesting fact: In 2018, he was honoured with the ‘outstanding contribution by an individual’ title at the Education Investor Awards.


Pete McCabe, Head of Edge Future Learning, Edge Foundation 

Start date: May 2019.

Previous job: Senior head of outreach, assessments and outcomes, The Prince’s Trust

Interesting fact: He once cooked alongside two-Michelin Star chef Michel Roux Jnr.


Keith Shiels, Principal, Lowestoft Sixth Form College

Start date: May 2019

Previous job: Vice principal, Lowestoft Sixth Form College

Interesting fact: He is a keen cricketer in his spare time.


David Oglethorpe, Pro-vice-chancellor and dean of Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University
Start date: September 2019

Previous job: Dean of the management school and professor of environmental sustainability, University of Sheffield

Interesting fact: In his rugby days, he propped against three British Lions