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

Mike Welsh, Principal and CEO, East Riding College

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Deputy principal, College of North West London
Interesting fact: Mike is a keen organic gardener, has an allotment, and keeps bees and chickens. He enjoys cooking this produce for friends and family.


Chris Jones, Interim CEO, Bradford College

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: FE adviser, the Department for Education
Interesting fact: Chris is currently learning to juggle.


Joy Kettyle, Principal and CEO, Waltham Forest College

Start date: March 2018
Previous job: Vice-principal for curriculum and quality, Gloucestershire College
Interesting fact: Joy took up golf over a year ago, but says the squirrels still dive for cover when she’s on the course.


Sanjeev Ohri, Chief officer for business development and Dudley College worldwide, Dudley College

Start date: December 2017
Previous job: Vice-principal international and business development, Dudley College
Interesting fact: Sanjeev has an obsession with fashion, and has over 18 wardrobes housing 86 suits, and hundreds of ties, shirts and shoes.


Caireen Mitchell, Principal and CEO, Croydon College

Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Group director of planning and performance, Capital City Colleges Group
Interesting fact: Caireen is a cycling enthusiast (her mother has banned her from talking about it) and will compete in this year’s Mallorca 312 event.


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