MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 304

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


Clare Russell, Principal, Runshaw College

Start date: August 2020

Previous job: Deputy principal, Runshaw College

Interesting fact: She bought her first house aged 19, with savings from
her £1.50 an hour job in a chip shop.


Matthew Percival, Director of people and skills policy, Confederation of British Industry

Start date: October 2019

Previous job: Head of employment policy, Confederation of British Industry

Interesting fact: He chairs Chislehurst & West Kent Cricket Club, the only club whose ground is protected for cricket by an Act of Parliament.


Michelle Brabner, Principal, Southport College

Start date: April 2020

Previous job: Deputy principal, Runshaw College

Interesting fact: As part of her Master’s degree, she bred thousands
of lobsters to release into the wild.