Board of Governors

The Governing Board

Welbeck, The Defence Sixth Form College is a Ministry of Defence institution which is operated as a sixth-form college on their behalf by the Minerva Consortium through a Public Private Partnership contract -  Pearson TQ is the contractor responsible to Minerva for the provision of all education services and Interserve Defence Limited (IDL) is responsible to Minerva for the soft services and for the maintenance of the fabric and facilities of the College; the Defence Academy is the responsible body on behalf of the MOD.

The Governing Board, working within the remit of the Governors’ Charter, includes amongst others, representative senior Armed Forces personnel, civilian representatives (including education specialists), individuals with technical and industrial experience, and representatives of Minerva. The Board acts in an advisory capacity, rather than as an executive body, on best practice for the delivery of the education and pastoral services.  Full meetings of the  Governing Board take place each term and in addition there are termly meetings of the Curriculum and  Pastoral Sub-Committees.

The Board of Governors
 

Vice Admiral Duncan Potts

Chair

 

Brigadier David Eastman

Vice Chair

 

Mrs Sue Bird

Deputy Vice Chair (Industry)

Chair Pastoral Sub-Comittee

 

Mr Norman Hoare

Education

 

Professor Alison Hodge

University

 

Wing Commander Jeremy Kindell

Head of DTOEES

 

Mr Martyn Leader

TQ Education and Training

 

Air Commodore Peter Squires

Royal Air Force Commandant Cranwell

 

Brigadier Martyn Gamble

Army

 

Miss Ann Lyon

University

 

Captain Paul Marshall

Royal Navy

 

Mr Steve Mallion

Minerva

 

Colonel Paul Mitchell

Old Welbexian Association Governor

 

Mr Paul Sykes

Child Protection Governor

Chair Curriculum Sub-Comittee

 

Doctor Bryan Wells

DESG

 

Geoff Feavyour

Civilian Governor

 

Mr Peter Middleton

Principal

 

Lieutenant Commander Ross Duncan

Secretary

The Chair of the Governing Board can be contacted c/o:

The Secretary to the Board of Governors
Defence Technical Officer and Engineer Entry Scheme (DTOEES)
Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
Marlborough Hall
Shrivenham
Swindon
SN6 8LA
Tel No: 01793 785443

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