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David Frost, chair, Local Enterprise Partnership Network

David Frost has waged war in two major financial battles — and come out fighting. The economist watched the…

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Deirdre Hughes, chair, National Careers Council

It’s the mid-1970s. You’re a pupil in Northern Ireland, at the height of the Troubles, nervous about the careers…

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Michele Sutton, principal, Bradford College

The world of FE is dotted with strong female role models. There’s Dame Ruth Silver, chair of the Learning…

Nick Linford
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John Bolt, former teacher and funding guru

It’s not an easy job getting audiences to master complex financial concepts. And you don’t normally expect to cross…

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Gordon Marsden, shadow skills minister

Picture the young Gordon Marsden on his first day as a tutor for the Open University. It is the…

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Mike Hopkins, principal, Middlesbrough College

The smiling principal of Middlesbrough College seems like an unlikely sea captain. Just look at him in this week’s…

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Adrian Bailey, chair, Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee

You might expect to find industry awards and citations from the world of commerce hanging above Adrian Bailey’s fireplace….

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Richard Marsh, director, National Apprenticeship Service

Richard Marsh remembers his first job well. “It was the Eighties, just after the Berlin Wall had come down,…

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
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Angela O’Donoghue, principal, South Essex College

Angela O’Donoghue doesn’t see herself as ambitious. In fact, the principal of South Essex College, who has set up…

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Ben Nicholls, head of policy, Newham College

Meet Ben Nicholls — not too many in the world of FE will have heard of him, but quite…

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Paul Phillips, principal, Weston College

Wrestling fan, booker of TV celebrities and former disco promoter — it’s a picture of North Somerset principal Paul…

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Kenneth Baker, former education secretary

“I was once depicted as a lion,” beams former education secretary Lord Baker on his appearances in satire, most…

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