School Development / Project Management
Colin has a background in mechanical and electrical engineering and has worked in the Merchant Navy, Health Service and commercial companies in a range of senior management roles. As the Commercial Engineering Director for Landis & Staefa and then Siemens Building Technologies he had responsibility for the delivery of complex projects, engineering support, product development and the resolution of commercial issues. In 2004 he stepped down from these roles and has chosen to pursue other interests relating to education, young people, local projects and sailing. With over 20 years experience as a Governor and Chair of Governors in a number of Surrey schools he has used this experience to help with a range of projects for the Diocese. This has included the improvement and rebuilding of a secondary school, school refurbishments, setting up academy services and overseeing academy transitions.