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Corporation & Governors

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East Coast College has a Governing Body which guides and monitors the strategic direction of the College. This Governing Body is called the Corporation. 

Corporation are responsible for:

  • The determination and periodic review of the educational character and mission of the institution and for the oversight of its activities
  • Approving the quality strategy of the institution
  • The effective and efficient use of resources, the solvency of the institution and for safeguarding their assets
  • Approving annual estimates of income and expenditure
  • The appointment, grading, suspension, dismissal and determination of pay of senior post holders, including the Director of Governance
  • Setting a framework for the pay and conditions of service of all other staff

The Governors at East Coast College are a group of professional people from different industries that possess a wide range of skills and expertise. There are also Staff and student Governors on the Corporation. They have strong links with the College’s senior management but are not involved in the day to day operation of the College.

East Coast College Governors

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Mike Burrows - Chair



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David Hill - Vice Chair and Chair  Finance & General Purposes Committee



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Tina Ellis - Vice Chair  



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Roger Cracknell - Vice Chair


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Peter Lavender - Chair  Quality and Standards Committee

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Alan Debenham - Chair Learning Development and Wellbeing


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Stuart Rimmer - Chief Executive & Principal




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Albert Cadmore



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Saul Humphrey



Rob Evans (2)

Rob Evans - Chair of Audit



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Debbie Pring


Jane Fermor
Jane Fermor

Gemma Head

Gemma Head

Giles Kerkham

Giles Kerkham


Mike Dowdall

Mike Dowdall



Andrew Timberlake

Governance Structure - Committees and Membership



Should you have any questions about the workings of the Corporation, wish to inspect the Governors Register of Interests, or are interested in becoming a Governor please do not hesitate to contact me. 

Wendy Stanger - Director of Governance
Email: w.stanger@eastcoast.ac.uk
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