Create optimistic futures by nurturing talent that leads to aspirational destinations.
Predict and serve the needs of our business and civic communities.
Preparing individuals for the next phase of their lives: The world of work, entrepreneurship, advanced study, career progression and to contribute as positive citizens.
Mandie was appointed, as Chief Executive, in October 2012 and is accountable for the DC Group. Working in partnership with the Board, she shapes the direction of the organisation and is responsible for strategic enactment and performance.
Heather is responsible for the Group’s transformational change agenda which underpins the delivery of the Corporate Strategic Plan. Her Corporate Services Team oversees project management, change management, performance management and communications.
Heather is also accountable for the Group’s Corporate Services functions including: Business Intelligence, Strategy & Policy, Business Improvement, Human Resources, Marketing, IT, MIS and the College’s Property Portfolio.
Heather also leads the Group’s school/education partnership work.
Jonathan joined the Group in September 2016. He has a wealth of experience in both the FE and schools sectors. He is responsible for the financial performance of the group.
April is responsible for the organisation’s business engagement strategy, ensuring that the Group meets the needs of employers by generating the talent required in order for them to flourish.
April is also accountable for the performance of the Group’s subsidiary (MBS Ltd) which includes Roundhouse Events, Roundhouse Thinking and Roundhouse Recruitment.
She also oversees the employer academies, business training, apprenticeships, sub-contracting/partnerships and work placement and employment.
Helen has responsibility for cross college student support services and is the Designated Safeguarding Lead for Derby College.
Rose was appointed, by the Board, to support and facilitate continuous improvement in College governance.