Coventry College is a Further Education Corporation established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992, and has the legal status of a charity exempt from registration.
The Corporation Board sits termly and is supported by committees. The Corporation and its committees set the strategy for the College and monitor performance and standards. As part of that role, the key policies & procedures of the College are reviewed and approved.
Sue Noyes, Chair of Governors
Sue is an enthusiastic and experienced Board member and qualified Coach.
Sue Noyes, Chair of Governors
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.
Dave Busst, Independent Governor
A former footballer with Coventry City FC, Dave is now manager for Coventry City in the Community, and runs the club’s community programme. Dave was a governor at Henley College Coventry ahead of merger.
Peter Matthews, Vice Chair of Governors
Peter is retired, having had a long career in Coventry and Warwickshire in production engineering.
Peter is retired, having had a long career in Coventry and Warwickshire in production engineering. His background is in engineering, senior management and strategic planning. He is our Chair of the Audit Committee and our health and safety link governor. Peter was on Henley College’s Corporation and the City College/Henley College Shadow Board ahead of merger.
Lee Barrett, Teaching Staff Governor
Lee is the Teaching Staff Governor, and is the College’s Teaching and Learning Manager.
Stewart Fergusson, Independent Governor
Stewart is an experienced housing professional, and is currently a freelance housing consultant specialising in strategic advice and support.
Stewart is an experienced housing professional, and is currently a freelance housing consultant specialising in strategic advice and support. He has a particular interest and expertise in strategy and innovation, and uses extensive connections and networks gained over a number of years nationally and internationally. He is currently Chairman of the Trustees of the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, and a Trustee of the National Energy Foundation.
He has also previously held a number of non-executive roles in Coventry and the surrounding region, including Chairman of the steering committee of the Housing Quality Network and Governor of Coventry University. Stewart is also a board member of Extra Care Charitable Trust, Heart of England Community Foundation and Common Purpose Coventry.
Morgan Paton, Student Governor
Morgan is one of our two Student Governors. He is studying Catering, and he is the Vice-President of the College’s Student Union.
Helena Marston, Independent Governor
Helena is currently Chief HR Officer at Kuwait Energy, having held senior HR roles at both Vodafone and JLR. Aside from her technical HR experience and expertise, she has extensive skills in organisational development and cultural change.
Neelam Raju, Business Support Staff Governor
Neelam is our Business Support Staff Governor, and is the College’s Student Support Manager. She has extensive skills and experience in the areas of additional student support and pastoral care.
Adam Wheatley, Independent Governor
An alumnus of Coventry College, Adam proactively engaged with the college due to his desire to ensure students receive the support required to enable them to flourish.
An alumnus of Coventry College, Adam proactively engaged with the college due to his desire to ensure students receive the support required to enable them to flourish. After achieving the highest A Level grades in the country in his chosen subjects, Adam studied Law at King’s College, London. Since graduating, Adam has worked in automotive procurement in roles ranging from connected car technology to strategic supply chain planning. From September 2018, Adam will be embarking on a career in law with Eversheds Sutherland.
Tony Minhas, Independent Governor
Tony is Managing Director at Foleshill Metal Finishing, an established manufacturing company in Coventry.
Tony is Managing Director at Foleshill Metal Finishing, an established manufacturing company in Coventry. He is also a magistrate for Coventry and Warwickshire Magistrates’ Court. Tony chairs our Resources’ Committee, and was on Henley College’s Corporation and City College/Henley College Shadow Board ahead of merger.
Jackie Mathers, Independent Governor
Jackie has worked in Higher Education for over 20 years with a keen focus on quality of learning and teaching and supporting student experience and employability.
Ashley Boon, Student Governor
Ash is one of our two Student Governors. He is undertaking an apprenticeship within the College’s Student Services.
Peter Brammall, Principal and CEO
Peter Brammall, is the first Principal and Chief Executive of Coventry College.
Peter Brammall, is the first Principal and Chief Executive of Coventry College. He was previously the Principal and Chief Executive at Guildford College until July 2017 and has held a number of senior positions across the education and skills sector. This includes: the role of Assistant Director for Education and Skills within a large Local Authority, Chief Operating office of the largest Multi-Academy chain in England, running 76 cross-phase schools across England; the Learning and Skills Council (LSC), where he was responsible for operational delivery across the national £7BN post-16 learning and skills programmes, including FE and Work-based Learning, along with the launch and implementation of the National Apprenticeship Service across the West Midlands.
Peter was also Executive Director for the LSC in Derbyshire, and Birmingham and Solihull, developing skills provision to meet employer/sector needs, including commissioning and performance managing FE colleges and training providers.
Anne Brennan, Independent Governor
Anne is the 14-19 curriculum adviser for Coventry City Council.
Anne is the 14-19 curriculum adviser for Coventry City Council. She has long-standing experience in education provision in Coventry. Anne chairs our Standard’s Committee, a role she also fulfilled as governor at Henley College Coventry before merger.
The Corporation is responsible for determining the mission and strategic direction of the College, ensuring the effective and efficient use of resources, the solvency of the College, and the safeguarding of its assets.
Published papers of all Corporation meetings are available for members of the public on request during normal opening hours.
|Audit Committee||AC Minutes 18/09/2018
AC Minutes 04/06/2018
AC Minutes 05/02/2018
AC Minutes 27/11/2017
AC Minutes 18/09/2017
|Resources Committee||RC Minutes 05/06/2018
RC Minutes 01/05/2018
RC Minutes 30/01/2018
RC Minutes 07/11/2017
|Search Committee||To follow|
|Standards Committee||SC Minutes 25/09/2018
SC Minutes 16/05/2018
SC Minutes 23/03/2018
SC Minutes 07/02/2018
SC Minutes 22/11/2017