Corporation and Governors

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

Details of the Corporation’s committee structure and membership

East Coast College Governance Team (233KB PDF)

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 Wendy Stanger by email at w.stanger@eastcoast.ac.uk.

David Blake - Chair

David Blake - Chair

Stuart Rimmer – Chief Executive Officer and Principal

Stuart Rimmer – Chief Executive Officer and Principal

Rob Evans – Senior Independent Director

Rob Evans – Senior Independent Director

Peter Lavender – Vice Chair (Quality) and Chair of Quality and Standards Committee

Peter Lavender – Vice Chair (Quality) and Chair of Quality and Standards Committee

Kirk Lower – Chair People Committee

Kirk Lower – Chair People Committee

Giles Kerkham – Chair of Audit Committee

Giles Kerkham – Chair of Audit Committee

Saul Humphrey - Chair of Curriculum Development

Saul Humphrey - Chair of Curriculum Development

Tina Ellis - Chair of ECETA

Tina Ellis - Chair of ECETA

Mike Dowdall - Chair of Estates

Mike Dowdall - Chair of Estates

Alan Debenham

Alan Debenham

Ian Lomax

Ian Lomax

Jude Owens

Jude Owens

Nasima Begum

Nasima Begum

Christina Sadler - Associate Governor Audit Committee

Christina Sadler - Associate Governor Audit Committee

Roland Kaye - Associate Governor Quality and Standards and Audit

Roland Kaye - Associate Governor Quality and Standards and Audit

Dave Cole - Associate Governor Finance and General Purposes

Dave Cole - Associate Governor Finance and General Purposes

Liz Howard - Associate Governor People Committee

Liz Howard - Associate Governor People Committee

Jose Bamonde - Associate Governor People Committee

Jose Bamonde - Associate Governor People Committee

David Shaw - Associate Governor Audit Committee

David Shaw - Associate Governor Audit Committee

Wendy Stanger - Director of Governance

Wendy Stanger - Director of Governance