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Executive Team

Nikos Savvas


Leading the Senior Executive team. Responsible for the strategic direction; quality and financial sustainability.

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Elspeth Lees

Executive Dean of University Studies

Leading the West Suffolk College’s higher education provision.

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Colin Shaw

Group Sixth Form Principal

Principal of West Suffolk College’s sixth form provision across the Sixth Form and Built Environment campuses.

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Anthony McGarel

Chief Financial Officer

Leading the financial strategy for College. Responsible for financial sustainability, compliance and audit.

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Laraine Moody

Principal of Strategic Growth and Partnerships

Leading Strategic Growth & Partnerships with responsibility for recruitment and delivery of Apprenticeships, upskilling and retraining adults, programmes to help young people not in education, employment and training to take their next steps and working with 1,600+ employers across the Eastern region. As well as overseeing Marketing and the escalator programme for working with schools.

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Richard Stevenson

Group Director - Operations

Leading the operations teams across the College. Responsible for the Estates, Health and Safety, IT and Procurement teams. Responsible for developing the campuses with effective medium and long term Property and IT strategies.

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Gary Grainger

Chief Information Officer

Leading on all aspects of data, management information services, compliance and reporting to inform the decision making across the College.

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Simon Graham

Chief People Officer

Leading and directing the human resources strategy for the College. This covers everything from recruitment and selection of staff to industrial relations, welfare and support for all staff. Also responsible for Freedom of Information requests and GDPR.

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Suzannah Gales

Governance Professional

Supporting the governance arrangements across the College.

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