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

Michael Finn, Joint headteacher, Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC

Start date: February 2018
Previous job: Vice-principal, Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC
Interesting fact: Michael is a keen singer, and in his youth performed in choirs at both the Albert and Festival Halls.


Aaron Jeffries, Apprenticeship levy lead, Covéa Insurance

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Learning and development partner, Covéa Insurance
Interesting fact: Aaron’s a keen artist and has painted a number of canvasses for friends and family.


Andy Cole, Principal, Kensington and Chelsea College

Start date: February 2018
Previous job: Principal, College of North West London
Interesting fact: Andy used to curate art exhibitions and, in the 1980s and 1990s, ran a gallery around the corner from Kensington and Chelsea College’s Chelsea Centre.


Nazir Afzal OBE, Chairman of the corporation board, Hopwood Hall College

Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Pro-chancellor, University of West London
Interesting fact: Nazir is known in greater Manchester for his role in prosecuting the “Rochdale grooming gangs”, as chief crown prosecutor of the Crown Prosecution Service for north-west England.


Colin Peaks, Principal, Wilberforce College

Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Vice-principal, Wilberforce College
Interesting fact: Colin was a pupil himself at Wilberforce College between 1991 and 1993.


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