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

Jon O’Boyle, Operations and quality director, Umbrella Training

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Operations director, Qube Learning
Interesting fact: Jon is ambidextrous.


Lisa Harrington, Managing director – learning division, QA Group

Start date: March 2018
Previous job: Chief customer officer, BT
Interesting fact: Lisa began her career as a teacher in the Bavarian Alps.


Jane Townsend, Principal, Easton and Otley College

Start date: March 2018
Previous job: Interim principal, Easton and Otley College
Interesting fact: The achievement Jane is most proud of is getting a gold Duke of Edinburgh award, which helped her apply for her first teaching job.


Natalie Sketchley, Vice-principal, Wilberforce College

Start date: September 2018
Previous job: Assistant principal, Franklin Sixth-Form College
Interesting fact: Natalie is a fully qualified yoga teacher.


Robin Glover-Faure, President, L3 CTS

Start date: January 2018
Previous job: Vice president – airline training, L3 CTS
Interesting fact: Robin began his aviation career over 30 years ago as a fast jet pilot in the Royal Air Force.


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