MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 289

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


Joanne McManus, Associate principal, Northumberland College 

Start date: September 2019

Previous job: Faculty director, engineering, construction and commercial, Sunderland College

Interesting fact: She loves ironing.


Ed Sallis, Governor, MidKent College

Start Date: August 2019

Previous job: Chair, DfE’s Technical education panel for education and childcare

Interesting fact: He was the principal of Highlands College on Jersey for 15 years.


Iain Nixon, Vice principal, partnerships and commercial, Education Partnership North East

Start date: May 2019

Previous job title: Executive director, commercial activity, Sunderland College

Interesting fact: He volunteers as team leader of the Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team.


Vikkie Morton, Vice principal, student services and registry, Education Partnership North East

Start date: May 2019

Previous job title: Assistant principal, student and customer experience, Sunderland College

Interesting fact: She celebrated her 40th birthday by dancing at dawn as part of May Day celebrations to mark the beginning of summer.