Corporation Board (Chair)
Finance & Corporate Services Committee
Beej, a governor for 7 years, is well-known in the education sector and has an excellent reputation for his skills as a consultant and trainer, and as an expert in education policy, management, teaching and learning, funding and finance. He has held leadership roles in schools, FE colleges and in the private sector with Network Training, Tribal Education, Sector Training and Pearson Education.
As a Principal Consultant with Network Training and the Tribal Group he led and developed new leadership programmes for senior and middle managers in the post-16 sector, and delivered a wide range of national and in-house events on a wide range of topics to thousands of school and FE practitioners, as well as provide interim support to FE colleges. In 2005 he established Sector Training with two other colleagues to deliver professional development and management training for colleges, training providers, schools, local authorities, commercial customers and awarding organisations. Sector Training also delivered educational change programmes for the Department of Education and several local authorities.
In his consultancy role, Beej developed and delivered significant organisational development and change programmes in the post-16 sectors in England, Scotland and Wales. He established ICOSA to manage significant EU funded reform programmes in Poland, Lithuania and Estonia, and latterly, by his partners in the Balkan states. He led a major EU programme to develop Single Assessment Processes for older adults with complex needs across several member states including Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.
He is a director of the Learning Curve Group and chair of The White Rose College of Beauty and Complimentary Therapies. He is also a director of e-Memoir, which is one of the earliest service providers to deliver web-based CPD and webinars on key topics affecting the post-16 sector.