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Apprenticeships Policy Group


  • Anthony Bravo, Principal, Basingstoke College of Technology
  • Barney Willis, Head of Apprenticeships, Weston College
  • Darren Coventry, Vice Principal (Commercial & Customer Service), Eastleigh College
  • David Malone, Chief Operations Officer, Chesterfield College
  • Fiona Stilwell, COO, Activate Apprenticeships
  • Gina Steele, Business Improvement Director for Total People, LTE
  • James Norris, Assistant Principal - Commercial Development, Walsall College
  • Jackie Lanagan, Director of Apprenticeships, East Durham College
  • Jo Withers, Executive Director Employer Services and Partnerships, HCUC
  • Judi Hobson,Head of Apprenticeships and Skills Training, Ealing Hammersmith & West London College
  • Kam Dehal, Vice Principal Business Development, East Surrey College
  • Karen Campbell, Vice Principal, The Bedford College Group
  • Laraine Moody, Vice Principal Employer Engagement, West Suffolk College
  • Linda Dean, Executive Director B&FC for Business, Blackpool and The Fylde College
  • Mark Anderson, Assistant Principal, New College Durham
  • Mark Bennington, Vice Principal Corporate Operations, Kirklees College
  • Matthew Smith, Director of Apprenticeships and Employer Relations, Derby College
  • Nicki Clarke, Director of Operations (Apprenticeships), Chesterfield College
  • Sarah Stephens-Lewis, Assistant Principal: Apprenticeships, SGS College
  • Sandra Burnhill, Executive Director – Apprenticeships, Quality & Standards, Askham Bryan College
  • Sarah Stannard, Principal, Southampton City College
  • Susan Errington, Director of Business Development, Derwentside College
  • Viv Gillespie, Principal/ Chief Executive, Suffolk New College
  • Yiannis Koursis, Deputy Principal, Barnsley College

Dates of meetings

  • 12 October 2022, 11am-12.30pm, Online
  • 22 February 2023, 11am-12.30pm, Online
  • 07 June 2023, 11am-12.30pm, Online

05 October 2021- 11am-12.30pm, Online

22 February 2022- 11am-12.30pm, Online

07 June 2022-11am-12.30pm, Online- 7 June 2022 Ao C Apprenticeships and Business Development Policy Group Meeting notes

AoC Lead Officer

Teresa Frith, Senior Policy Manager