MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 328

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


Simon Pierce, Principal, St Helens College and Knowsley Community College

Start date: August 2020

Previous job: Deputy principal, The City of Liverpool College

Interesting fact: A keen cyclist, he has ridden downhill at Whistler and up (and down) Mont Ventoux several times


Philip Dover, Chair, Derby College Group

Start date: August 2020

Previous job: Headteacher, Leesbrook Community School

Interesting fact: In the 1980s, he played in a band which made a record that was played by John Peel on Radio 1


Anthony Impey MBE, Chair, City & Guilds Group’s Industry Skills Board

Start date: September 2020

Concurrent job: Founder, Optimity; Chair, Skills and apprenticeships national policy group, Federation of Small Businesses

Interesting fact: He ran last year’s London Marathon in 2 hours 51 minutes