Management Team

Head of Curriculum

Heather Brown

Head of Business Infrastructure

Andy Gazey


Andy has over 13 years experience in Management Information and supporting systems. His previous roles include MIS manager for the National Careers Service across the entire West Midlands region. Andy has recently undertaken a Bachellors Degree and is now studying for his ILM Leadership & Management Certificate. Andy has a keen interest in new technology and is eager to develop the colleges network and infrastructure in order to support more innovative digital learning opportunities for students.

Head of People and Commercial Development

Lisa Tomlinson


Lisa has a varied background which includes Recruitment, HR, Finance and Business Management. Lisa is our Head of HR, she is also an academy school governor and is currently studying for her level 7 CIPD qualification, alongside raising a family. Lisa’s background and qualifications in Recruitment, HR and Teaching bring valuable skills and experience to the college in the areas of talent management, staff development and employee engagement. Lisa is passionate about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; flexible working; gender equality and mental / physical health and wellbeing.

Head of Student Experience

Lee Goodway


Lee has previously worked in roles within Student Service teams in large Further Education colleges. He has also taught English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Outside of education he worked for a charity providing advocacy for people sectioned under the Mental Health Act. Lee is a qualified manager who is Team Leader for Admissions and Advice. Lee has recently completed a Post Compulsory Education degree researching how ESOL students can use transferable skills in the UK. He has also formed a charity with friends that supports individuals from new communities with employability and training advice. 

Facilities Team Leader

Ian Edwards

Ian is passionate about the effect that voluntary and community organisations can play in making the world a better place to be, especially for some of the most disadvantaged people in our society. He has spent his entire career working in the Voluntary Sector. He has a wealth of practical experience of managing and developing educational and community buildings, as well as the activities that happen inside them. In his spare time he helps run a youth theatre and looks for opportunities to practice his photography skills.