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


Melanie Guymer, Curriculum consultant, FE Associates

Start date: April 2021

Previous job: Vice principal of curriculum planning, United Colleges Group

Interesting fact: She used to run an English Language Consultancy in Hong Kong. 


John Cridland, Chair, WorldSkills UK Skills Taskforce for Global Britain

Start date: May 2021

Concurrent job: Chair, Transport for the North and the Home Group

Interesting fact: He is an avid fan of Star Trek.


Ian Fitzpatrick, Principal, National College for Advanced Transport and Infrastructure

Start date: May 2021

Previous job: Chief executive, Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills

Interesting fact: He is a qualified diver.