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Our Governors

Carole Thorogood

Carole Thorogood

Chair

HR Director of Freeths LLP

Mary Carswell

Mary Carswell

Vice Chair

Retired Pro Vice Chancellor at Birmingham City University

Martin Sim

Martin Sim

Interim CEO and Governor

Anja Beriro

Anja Beriro

External Governor

Partner in the Government & Infrastructure Team at law firm Browne Jacobson LLP

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Simon Bedford

External Governor

Mike Green

Mike Green

External Governor

Chief Operating Officer and Director General for the Department for Education and also non-executive board member for the Houses of Parliament

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Andy Griffin

External Governor

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Patricia Harman

External Governor

Retired Deputy Principal at West Nottinghamshire College, after 35 years in Further Education

Jon Hawley

Jon Hawley

External Governor

Operations Leader and Director of UNiDays, a Student Affinity Network.

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Angela Kandola

External Governor

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Allen Motsi

External Governor

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Andrew Simpson

External Governor

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Sharon Townes

External Governor

Andrew Unitt

Andrew Unitt

External Governor

Retired Finance Director with experience in UK and international organisations, latterly at the University of Nottingham

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Nick Proverbs

Staff Governor

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Liam Sewell

Staff Governor

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Henry Icke

Student Governor

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Natalia Maziarz

Student Governor

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Rachel Robson

Director of Governance

All members of the Corporation are holders of public office and abide by the Nolan Principles of public life. The Corporation has several different categories of members to reflect the community it serves, below is the current list of members.

The Corporation meets 10 times a year to undertake its responsibilities and ensure the strategic aims of the college are met. The Instrument and Articles of Government require the Corporation to have an Audit Committee and a Search Committee working alongside the Corporation with terms of reference agreed by the Corporation. Each Committee has a membership made up of representatives of the Governing Body and report back to the Corporation on a regular basis.

The Governance and Search Committee of the Corporation always welcome applications from interested members of the community to join the Corporation. If you wish to know more about applying you can download the following information or contact the Director of Governance by going to the Contact Us page.

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