Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

John van de Laarschot


Yultan Mellor

Vice Principal Curriculum

James Whybrow

Vice Principal, Partnerships, Apprenticeships and Enterprise

Jo Clifford 

Vice Principal Finance

Emma Woods

Director of Quality


Ffyona Baker

Director of Organisational Development and HR

Zoe Butler

Director of Customer Experience 

Tom Dick

Director of Curriculum


Simon Kirby

Director of Marketing


Matthew Varley

Interim Director of Estates and Capital Projects


Heads of Faculty

Ruth Ajaib

Science and Care (Science, Health Science, Health and Social Care, Animal Science)

Adam Beazeley 

Sport and Catering (Sport, Public Services, Catering and Hospitality, SLDD)

Trevor Burton

Construction (Construction, Electrical, Career Pathways)

Denise Jelly

6th Form and International (A Levels, Full-time GCSE, International Foundation and EFL)

John Laud

Creative Arts (Media, Music and Performance, Art, Design and Fashion)

Anne Lyons

Access and Higher Education (Cross College oversight of HE and Access)

Jeannette Mortimer

Professional and Visitor Economy (Business, Computing, Travel and Tourism, TU Education)

Trissa Pearson

Programme of Study (Cross College English and maths and oversight of Programme of Study)

Caroline Sheard

Lifestyle (Hair, Beauty, Childcare and Early Years)

Gavin Varley

Technology (Engineering and Automotive)

Rachel Wadsworth

Adult Employability (ESOL, Community, Adult Employment)