Bulletin, Movers and Shakers

MOVERS AND SHAKERS: EDITION 339



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


Pat Carvalho, Principal, BMet

Start date: June 2021

Previous job: Principal, Harrow College; Deputy chief executive, HCUC

Interesting fact: She enjoys thrillers, and grew up in Birmingham, so is returning to her home city to lead BMet


Jeff Greenidge, Director for diversity, Education and Training Foundation and Association of Colleges

Start date: January 2021

Concurrent roles: Chair of the board of directors, Groundwork Wales; Chairperson, Learning and Work Institute Wales

Interesting fact: He taught Latin to the Manic Street Preachers, whom he describes as “good lads” who made him guest of honour at their last concert in Cardiff


Helen Smith, Principal, The Bedford Sixth Form

Start date: January 2021

Previous job: Social science teacher, Melton Vale Sixth Form

Interesting fact: She chooses a new hobby every year, which this year was walking


Christina McAnea, General secretary, UNISON

Start date: January 2021

Previous job: Assistant general secretary, UNISON

Interesting fact: She is “fascinated” by genealogy and has spent time tracing her family back 250 years to the hamlet of Roag on the Isle of Skye

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