MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 331

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


John Cope, Non-executive board member, Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Start date: November 2020

Concurrent job: Director of strategy, policy and public affairs, UCAS

Interesting fact: He once backpacked from one side of Mexico to the other


Dayle Bayliss, Non-executive board member, Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Start date: November 2020

Concurrent job: Chartered building surveyor and director, Dayle Bayliss Ltd

Interesting fact: She enjoys growing and cooking her own food with her family


Kirstie Donnelly, Co-chair, Federation of Awarding Bodies

Start date: December 2020

Concurrent job: Chief executive, City & Guilds Group

Interesting fact: She once gate-crashed a Gloria Estefan birthday party in Miami (by accident) many years ago and managed to stay the whole evening!


Alan Woods, Co-chair, Federation of Awarding Bodies

Start date: December 2020

Concurrent job: Chief executive, Vocational Training Charitable Trust

Interesting fact: He delivered five babies while working for the London Ambulance Service


Nigel Smalley, Director of learning for construction and engineering, Bournemouth & Poole College

Start date: October 2020

Previous role: Curriculum manager for construction and engineering, Newbury College

Interesting fact: While serving in the army he took part in campaigns such as Bosnia and Northern Ireland