MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 299

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


Rebecca Conway: Head of policy and strategy, Federation of Awarding Bodies

Start date: November 2019

Previous job: Product manager, Assessment projects group, Cambridge Assessment International Education

Interesting fact: Her first job was in a bingo hall, checking claims when people shouted ‘HOUSE!’ 


Mick Lochran: Deputy chief executive, DN Colleges Group

Start date: September 2019

Concurrent job: Principal, North Lindsey College

Interesting fact: He studied engineering at North Lindsey College after leaving school.


Jennifer Coupland: Chief executive, Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Start date: November 2019

Previous job: Director of professional and technical education, ESFA

Interesting fact: She launched the first ever apprenticeship trailblazer groups in October 2013 when she was deputy director of the DfE/BIS Apprenticeships Unit


Kathryn Brentnall: Principal, Doncaster College and University Centre

Start date: September 2019

Previous job: Interim principal, Doncaster College and University Centre

Interesting fact: Her dad was fingerprinted as part of the Great Train Robbery investigation.