MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 311

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


Di Gowland, Interim principal, Waltham Forest College

Start date: March 2020

Previous job: Educational Consultant

Interesting fact: She enjoys long distance walking and has recently completed the South Downs Way.


David Phillips, Managing Director, City & Guilds and ILM

Start date: March 2020

Previous job: Executive director, market strategy, products and services, City & Guilds

Interesting fact: He has trekked up Kilimanjaro in aid of the Scott Bell Fund and Cancer Research UK.


Peter Lauener, Chair, Student Loans Company

Start date: April 2020

Previous job: Chair, Construction Industry Training Board; Chair, NCG

Interesting fact: His first wage in the 1960s was half a crown an hour when he was 12 and working for his father, an actuary.