Board of Governors
Dave was born, grew up and educated in and around North and East London. He has worked for several multinationals during his career including General Electric (USA) as their Operations Finance Leader for the Lighting Division across EMEA as well as a director of their UK lighting businesses until moving into semi-retirement in 2015.
Since then, he has been working part-time as a director and consultant to several companies while serving on the board of several not for profit organisations, including The College of N.E. London and Enterprise Enfield.
Prior to becoming Principal at Haringey Sixth Form College, Russ worked across all sectors of post 16 education - GFE to Land Based, and all parts of the UK. Three roles were in his beloved Yorkshire. Now back for a second London having also worked in Lancashire & Cornwall. He has delivered outstanding outcomes for individuals and teams in each role & institution. Russ has worked in sport at a national level. In his spare time he competes in marathons and triathlons including the completion of an Ironman.
He has significant experience as the chair of a governing body.
Ros worked in Secondary Education in Barnet for over 25 years, teaching English, IT and Business Education. She was also Head of Careers, School/Industry Links and Work Experience Co-ordinator and developed tutorial schemes of work to deliver training to tutors of Year 12 and 13 students, to prepare students wishing to consider university and or work and training at Post 18.
Ros' Careers and varied teaching experiences included three years running Enterprise events, European Work Experience and obtaining funding to buy a mobile workshop and employ a trainer to run engineering and construction courses across three London Boroughs. This encouraged her to become a Governor so that she could utilise her experiences to continue supporting students at Post 16.
Ros continues to work as an Education/Careers Consultant for several schools and also delivers an Ofsted acknowledged Literacy programme that teaches students to develop a wider range of more complex vocabulary required, as part of the techniques to obtain higher grades in examinations.
Ayub’s most recent role was the Executive Director of the Further Education Trust for Leadership, a Think Tank for the FE and Skills sector. Prior to this, he was the CEO of a Multi Academy Trust.
Over a 20-year period, Ayub has gained extensive experience of strategic leadership and operational management, large-scale commissioning and contract management of education, training, advice, and support services.
Ayub was a member of the Governments Careers Profession Task Force helping to shape its recommendations as detailed in the 2010 published report “Towards a Strong Careers Profession”.
Ayub is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and also a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
Ayub has extensive experience of being a Trustee. He was previously Vice-Chair of YMCA England & Wales and a trustee at the Learning and Skills Improvement Service as well as the Further Education Trust for Leadership.
Ayub is currently a Trustee at YGAM, a charity with a social purpose to ‘inform, educate and safeguard young people against problematic gambling & social gaming.' In addition, he is a Trustee Keychange a housing charity.
Jane is a retired SEN teacher with 30 years’ experience mostly working across the secondary sector in Haringey. She now works part-time as one of the college’s Receptionists (Mon-Wed).