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At the meeting of the Corporation Board of East Surrey College held on Thursday 12 July 2018, Mr Andrew Baird was elected Chair of the Corporation of East Surrey College for the period 1 September 2018 to 31 August 2020.

At the meeting of the Corporation Board of East Surrey College held on 13 December 2018 Mrs Liz Rushton was elected Vice Chair of the Corporation of East Surrey College for the period 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2020.

Following completion of the merger of East Surrey College and John Ruskin College, some of the governors who had served on the Board of John Ruskin College were invited to serve on the Board.

Click on the names below for further information about our Governors.

Independent Members:

Andrew Baird - Chair of the Corporation
Chair of the Search & Governance and Strategy Committees and a member of the Finance and Resources Committee

Liz Rushton - Vice Chair of the Corporation
Chair of Learning and Quality Committee and a member of Search and Governance, Senior Postholders’ Employment and Strategy Committees. Link Governor for Safeguarding

Rosemary French
Chair of the Senior Postholders’ Employment Committee and a member of the Audit, Search and Governance and Strategy Committees

Andrew Gilchrist
Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Strategy Committee

Colin Monk
Member of the Audit and Strategy Committee and Link Governor for Higher Education

Alex Hayman
Member of the Audit and Strategy Committee

Phillip Kerle
Chair of the Finance and Resources Committee and member of the Strategy Committee

Ganesh Kumar
Member of the Finance and Resources and Strategy Committee

Simon Bland
Member of the Finance and Resources and Strategy Committee

Derek Galloway (ex John Ruskin College)
Member of the Finance and Resources and Strategy Committee

Simon Potten
Member of the Learning and Quality and Strategy Committee

Robert Pickles
Member of the Learning and Quality and Strategy Committee

Grace Marriott (ex John Ruskin College)
Member of the Learning and Quality and Strategy Committee

Anne Smith (ex John Ruskin College)
Member of the Learning and Quality and Strategy Committee

Patrick Waller
External Co-opted Member of the Audit Committee

Peter Papanastasiou (ex John Ruskin College)
Member of the Audit and Strategy Committee

College Members:

Jayne Dickinson - Chief Executive College Group and Principal, East Surrey College
Member of the Learning and Quality, Finance and Resources, Search and Governance and Strategy Committees

Kirsty Penfold - East Surrey College Academic Staff Member
Member of the Learning and Quality and Strategy Committee

Amran Mohamed – Student Member and President of the ESC Student Union
Alam Begum – Student Member and Vice President of the ESC Student Union
Both members attend meetings of the Learning and Quality Committee

Mohanavarna Manoharan - John Ruskin College Student Governor
Harleen Kaur Sandhu - John Ruskin College Student Governor

Both members attend meetings of the Learning and Quality Committee

Shaka Anderson – John Ruskin College Support Staff Member
Abbee Cole – John Ruskin College Academic Staff Member

Both members attend meetings of the Learning and Quality Committee

If you would like to contact one of the Governors please email Sue Glover SGlover@esc.ac.uk 

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