MOVERS AND SHAKERS

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


Andrew Gedge, Deputy principal, SMB Group (Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College)

Start date: February 2021

Previous job: Assistant principal, College of West Anglia

Interesting fact: He once managed to help successfully land a medical helicopter in the middle of a very busy college campus with several hundred students watching on.


James Wharton, Chair, Office for Students

Start date: February 2021

Previous job: MP for Stockton South

Interesting fact: He is a keen walker.


Lia Nici, Chair, Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network

Start date: February 2021

Concurrent job: MP for Great Grimsby

Interesting fact: During a previous career in television, she worked on the famous BBC children’s show Byker Grove.


Vicky Frost, Head of training, PA Training

Start date: March 2021

Previous job: Editor, ‘Future London’, Evening Standard

Interesting fact: She is often found on her allotment, where last year she grew her first crop of “enormous” globe artichokes.