Coventry College’s First Chair of Governors

Coventry College has announced the appointment of Sue Noyes as the first Chair of Governors at the College, which was formed on August 1st 2017 with the merger of City College Coventry and Henley College Coventry.

Sue is an enthusiastic and experienced Board member and qualified Coach, having had a variety of roles in the NHS, the private sector and as a Trustee in charities.

Her most recent role was as Chief Executive of the East Midlands Ambulance Service for two and a half years, where she drove a major organisational improvement programme, with a major focus on improving staff wellbeing. A Chartered Accountant by background, she was also a Finance Director for over ten years in a number of different NHS organisations.  Including a number of mergers and reorganisations.

She now holds a number of roles – she is Chair of the National Ambulance Staff Charity based in Coventry; Chair of Safeline, a local Warwickshire charity supporting those who have suffered abuse and a Lay Member at South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group where she focusses on patient and public engagement. She is also a qualified Coach and is building her own business, supporting those in the charity and public sector.

Sue said, “I am absolutely delighted to be asked to take on the role of Chair of the new Coventry College. It will be a real privilege to work alongside the staff, students, employers and our local community colleagues to make the College a place we can all be proud of – and I am really looking forward to the opportunity”.

Peter Brammall, Principal and Chief Executive of Coventry College added, “I’m delighted that someone of Sue’s calibre has agreed to join our new College Board and look forward to working with her. She brings a vast range of experience from public and private sectors and will undoubtedly help enable our ambition to provide outstanding, transformative training and up-skilling opportunities for all our stakeholders, across Coventry and the region beyond.”