Meet the Business Team

Clare Hatton

Clare is an experienced senior leader who has worked across the public and private sector leading change and service delivery.  She is currently the Assistant Principal for Employer Engagement and Growth at Coventry College and leads the college’s services to employers including the delivery of apprenticeships.  Alongside this, Clare has responsibility for marketing, communications, reporting and IT.

Clare previously worked for Birmingham Metropolitan College as Director – Learner Experience where she led the customer services and data services functions with a focus on digitisation of services and improving the customer experience.  Prior to that, Clare was a senior consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers delivering professional and consultancy services to a range of clients and before that spent six years at the national Learning & Skills Council in funding and planning roles.

Read Clare’s thoughts about identifying and developing future leaders in a recent article with CWLEP which can be found here

Louise Phipps

Degree/Qualifications LLB (Hons) Criminal Justice, CMI Level 5 Diploma Management & Leadership, NVQ 3 Information, Advice & Guidance, NVQ 3 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTTLs).
Skills and achievements Sales.Leadership, Time Management, Effective IAG.
Life background Born in Coventry. I spent ten years living and working in Leicester before returning to Coventry in 2016.
Work background Upon completing a law degree I moved into the public sector working for the DWP. I then moved into Further Education and became a Business Advisor for a college in Leicestershire before moving to Coventry College as the New Business Manager.
Duration of work at CCC Started October 2014.
Future aspirations  To continue to build the successful reputation of Coventry College.
Interesting fact about yourself  I can ring church bells.

Lynsey Ellis

Degree/Qualifications GCSE and BTEC in Art & Design.
Skills and achievements  Excellent Customer Service, CRM, Staff Management, Training & Recruitment and Office Administration.
Life background Born and raised in Coventry. I attended Coundon Court School. Love travelling, theatre, art and live music.
Work background Twelve year career with Barclays Bank starting in a call centre and working my way up to bank manager. Left to learn B2B sales. Then moved into training providers working in compliance and auditing. I have also worked for the DVLA.
Duration of work at CCC Nearly three years.
Future aspirations I would love to achieve an auditing or quality qualification which will help me broaden my horizons.
Interesting fact about yourself I have appeared and won on Bargain Hunt.

Jasdeep Bath

Degree/Qualifications JH Business, Psychology & Educational Studies.
Skills and achievements UK & International Sales, Marketing, New Product Development.
Life background I am the youngest in my family with three brothers. I attended Queen Mary’s Grammar School in Walsall and Nottingham Trent University.
Work background Upon completing my degree I travelled around Europe and worked in Holland at an advertising agency for a couple of months. Upon my return, I briefly worked in Birmingham before joining Coventry College.
Duration of work at CCC Started in May 2016.
Future aspirations To set up my own business.
Interesting fact about yourself I can speak three different languages – English, Panjabi and Japanese.