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


Sue Kamal, People director, Realise Learning and Employment Ltd

Start date: May 2021

Previous job: Global head of organisation development, Reuters

Interesting fact: At weekends, she can often be found at the Pool Cafe in the Peak District village of Hathersage, where she helps her husband in the family-run cafe next to the open-air pool.


Pete Joddrell, Deputy principal, Eastleigh College

Start date: May 2021

Previous job: Assistant principal, New College Swindon

Interesting fact: He has run the London Marathon five times, including the record-breaking race in 2020 when over 43,000 runners took part in a virtual event, receiving a Guinness World Record.


Chris Russell, National director, Education, Ofsted

Start date: September 2021

Previous job: South-east director, Ofsted

Interesting fact: He plays the piano, and early in his career, he spent two years teaching in Zimbabwe as a VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas).