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Will Torrent, confectionery consultant, Waitrose

 At 26, Will Torrent has achieved more than many chefs could ever dream of. He’s worked with celebrity cook Heston…

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Abi Lammas, regional development manager, Learning and Skills Improvement Service

The chances are that if you come across Abi Lammas in a professional capacity, then you are probably taking…

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Dick Palmer, CEO, Transforming Education in Norfolk

Dick Palmer had a dream shared by many teenage boys: to become a professional footballer. And it was within…

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Ela Piotrowska, principal, Morley College

London in the aftermath of World War Two was a hard place for many, including the Piotrowska family. It…

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Jaine Bolton, chief operating officer, National Apprenticeship Service

Growing up in England’s industrial heartland of the Midlands, Jaine Bolton’s childhood dream was a simple one — to…

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David Igoe, CEO, Sixth Form Colleges’ Forum

While searching for biographical information about David Igoe to prepare for the interview I reap little reward. Google coughs…

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Sally Hunt, general secretary, University and College Union

Arguing with teachers about the Falklands War, a plucky and inquisitive teenage Sally Hunt makes her way to Greenham…

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Jason Holt, author and CEO, Holts

The chief executive of Holts Group of Companies and author of the independent review into apprenticeship for small and…

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John Hayes, former minister for FE

The former minister of FE is variously described, with good humour, as a maverick, a poet, a crusader, and…

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Denise Brown-Sackey, principal, Newham College

Denise Brown-Sackey describes further education as being in a constant state of flux and change. It’s why, as a…

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Nigel Duncan, principal, Fareham College

“You can turn on a sixpence and you can respond very quickly,” Nigel says. “To pull the team together…

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Sara Mogel, principal, West Cheshire College

“I did it for all the wrong reasons,” says Sara Mogel of her decision to go into education. After…

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