Claire Barker, Assistant principal for employer engagement and skills, Telford College
Start date: September 2021
Previous job: Head of service for skills and employability, Entrust
Interesting fact: She started her career as a mental health nurse and continued to work part time as a nurse to keep her registration status until three years ago.
Matt Telling, Group director of business engagement and partnerships, Middlesbrough College Group
Start date: July 2021
Previous job: Head of business development for the north east, NRL
Interesting fact: His hobbies include coaching football and playing cricket.
Marc Gillham, Vice principal for data and funding, Bradford College
Start date: October 2021
Previous job: Director of funding, MIS and IT, Milton Keynes College
Interesting fact: He once featured on a French language tape despite only knowing a handful of French words – he hopes to one day “significantly” improve his foreign language skills