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Our Board

Our Board brings enormous experience from teaching and training, leadership, colleges, independent training providers, local authorities. the third sector, and the commercial world.


Our Chair


Sir Frank McLoughlin CBE

Sir Frank McLoughlin CBE

Frank is one of the leading voices in the Further Education (FE) and skills sector. For 14 years, until July 2016, Frank was the CEO/Principal of City and Islington College – one of the best performing colleges in the country, and the first to be twice awarded the Queens Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher […]


Meet our board


Wojciech Ilowski

Wojciech Ilowski

Industry Operations Leader for Marsh Ltd
Dr Sam Parrett CBE

Dr Sam Parrett CBE

Group Principal and CEO of London & South East Education Group
Gerry McDonald (Deputy Chair)

Gerry McDonald (Deputy Chair)

Deputy Chair of our Board and Group Principal and CEO of New City College
Lynette Leith

Lynette Leith

Vice Principal at Hull College
Palvinder Singh

Palvinder Singh

Principal and CEO of Kirklees College
Andrew McConnell OBE

Andrew McConnell OBE

Chair of Wakefield College
Rachel Musson

Rachel Musson

Founding Director, Positively Resourceful
Jon Graham

Jon Graham

Experienced sector leader, CEO and Non-Executive Director
Ruth Spellman OBE

Ruth Spellman OBE

Ambassador and fellow of the WEA
Dr Barbara Van der Eecken (Board Observer)

Dr Barbara Van der Eecken (Board Observer)

Chair of the SET Management Board – Observer of the 51ԹϹ Board