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Maria Bowie

Governor - Staff (Academic)

Maria is a Curriculum Manager at Northern College and oversees the Business and Professional departments. She […]

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Mark Sanders

Chair

Mark is committed to the education and learning environment and holds/held a range of positions including: […]

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Yultan Mellor

Yultan Mellor

Principal and Chief Executive

Yultan has worked in further education since 1992, and was vice principal setting curriculum vision and […]

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Liz Stanley

Liz Stanley

Chair of the Audit Committee

Liz is a chartered accountant and self employed internal audit and risk consultant. She qualified as […]

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Prof Tim Thornton

Chair - Remuneration Committee

Professor Tim Thornton has long been involved in Higher Education in South and West Yorkshire, with […]

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Colin Forrest

Chair - Curriculum, Quality and Student Experience

Colin is a highly qualified and experienced practitioner in the further education and skills and higher […]

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Bob Craig

Bob Craig

Governor

Since 2011, Bob has been an FE and AE consultant and prior to that worked in […]

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Emma Norton

Governor

Emma studied Journalism at the University of Sheffield before building a career in PR, communications and […]

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Neil Copley

Neil Copley

Governor

Neil has over the 30 years’ experience in public service, including a short stint working in […]

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Dr Sue Horner

Dr Sue Horner

Governor

Sue’s home is in Sheffield and she worked in Sheffield local authority for 20 years, firstly […]

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Neil

Neil James

Staff Governor - Business Support

Neil is the Principal Finance Officer at Northern College and is a staff governor. Neil is […]

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Ann Corrigan

Governor

Ann grew up and was schooled in South Yorkshire. After graduating from the University of Manchester […]

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Seb

Seb Schmoller

Governor

Seb has lived in Heeley, Sheffield, for over 40 years. He rejoined Northern College’s governing body […]

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Clare Clifton

Governor

Clare joined the Board of Governors in Summer 2021. She has over twenty years experience in […]

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Sarah

Sarah Johnson

Clerk to the Governors

Sarah has been clerk since 2010 and holds the ICSA Certificate in FE Governance. Prior to […]

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