MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 306

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


Morag Davis, Centre Principal, Accrington and Rossendale College

Start date: January 2020

Concurrent job: Assistant principal for technical curriculum, Nelson and Colne College Group

Interesting fact: She is a qualified snowboarding instructor.


Andrew Wathey, Interim Chair, Student Loans Company

Start date: February 2020

Concurrent job: Vice-chancellor, Northumbria University

Interesting fact: He is a musicologist and recently rediscovered a 15th century carol, Parit Virgo filium.


Robert Halfon, Chair, Education Select Committee

Start date: January 2020

Concurrent job: MP for Harlow

Interesting fact: He has an interest in horology, the study of time, and owns around 30 watches.


Brian Doran, Trustee, WorldSkills UK Board

Start date: February 2020

Concurrent job: Principal, Southern Reginal College

Interesting fact: He is the longest serving college principal in Northern Ireland.