MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 316

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


Alison Hackett, Director of People and Organisational Development, City College Plymouth

Start date: April 2020

Previous job: Assistant Director People and Organisational Development, Kingston and Sutton Councils

Interesting fact: Alison enjoys yoga and she is planning on learning to play the piano this year


Ian Valvona, Chair, Richmond upon Thames College

Start date: March 2020

Concurrent job: Civil servant, Department for Education

Interesting fact: He led the set-up of the country’s first independent children’s social care trust in Doncaster for government


Julie Milburn, Principal and CEO at Sparsholt College Group

Start date: July 2020

Previous job: Deputy Principal, Curriculum, Sparsholt College Group

Interesting fact: In her early career, Julie worked at a land based college in the North East