Meet The Senior Leadership Team
Oaklands College is committed to creating and maintaining a safe environment for all our students. Our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) ensures that teaching and learning provision and standards in line with the current educational curriculum and national levels of expectation. The SLT is responsible for steering and supporting the strategic direction of the college.
Principal and CEO
I have extensive FE experience having held a number of senior positions, including Principal at South Thames College and Deputy Principal at London South East Colleges. I am passionate about education as a key to unlock people’s potential and I feel privileged to work in a sector that makes such a significant difference to people’s lives and that contributes so much to our society and economy.
The chief accountabilities of the Principal and CEO are for: governance, strategic development and direction, people knowledge management and as the Chief Accounting Officer, I am responsible for making proposals to the Corporation for the College’s educational character, vision and mission, working closely with the Corporation to achieve the strategic goals of the organisation.
Deputy Principal Finance, Resources and College Planning
Deputy Principal Strategy, Partnership & Business Development
Responsible for: business operations across the College. This includes developing and maintaining stakeholder relations (by attending local advisory and employer boards) and the generation of commercial business to contribute to the College’s requirement to diversify income streams. The responsibilities also include Marketing and Communications, which consists of responsibility for brand, profile and reputation of the College as well as admissions, recruitment and the Strategic annual Operational Plan. They have a strategic focus on increasing the number of adults accessing provision to support them in reskilling or upskilling.
Deputy Principal Curriculum, Performance and Student Experience
Vice Principal HR and Organisational Development
Responsible for: Human Resources and Staff Development
Vice Principal Student Experience and Progression – St. Albans Campus Lead
Vice Principal Quality, Innovation and Digital Transformation – Welwyn Garden City Campus Lead
Responsible for: Business, Computing & IT, Construction Management, Engineering, Electrical, Landbased Industries, Plumbing, Public Services, Sport and Travel & Tourism