Executive Team

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EXECUTIVE TEAM

In this section, we introduce you to the senior executives here at City of Glasgow College and outline their key roles and responsibilities.

Paul Little, Principal and Chief Executive Officer.

Responsibilities:

  • Chief Executive Officer including the overall strategic planning for the College.
  • Ensuring course portfolio remains relevant and consistent in terms of quality.
  • To oversee pioneering learning and teaching techniques.
  • Sharing best practice and interacting with HFE and business leaders.
  • To ensure good governance and endorse innovation.
  • To work closely with the Board of Management for the benefit of staff, students and partners.

Contact
Email: paul.little@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk.
Tel: 0141 375 6007.

 

Janis Carson, Depute Principal (acting).

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Principal and Executive Leadership Team in the successful realisation of Our Purpose, Our Way and strategic plans.
  • Strategic responsibility for overseeing the safe delivery of the College's New Campus development.
  • New Campus transition and benefits realisation.
  • Library & Learning Technologies.
  • Central Administration & Front of House Services.

Contact
Email: janis.carson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk.
Telephone: 0141 375 6805.

 

Joanna McGillivray, Vice Principal Student Experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Principal in the successful realisation of Our Purpose and Our Way and strategic plans.
  • Executive Leadership responsibility for the strategic development and leadership of all aspects of a world class learning and teaching environment and the student experience
  • Lead on the integration of transformational activity both inside and outside of the classroom
  • Responsibility for the achievement and delivery of aspirational performance targets to ensure exceptional student outcomes

Contact
Email: joanna.mcgillivray@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk.
Telephone: 0141 375 6811.

 

Fares Samara, Vice Principal Infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Principal and Executive Leadership Team in the successful realisation of Our Purpose, Our Way and strategic plans.
  • Executive leadership responsibility for IT and Estates.
  • Lead planning and implementation of IT and Estate arrangements for the transfer of operations to the new campus estate.
  • Champion of change, communication, continuous improvement and empowerment.

Contact
Email: Fares.Samara@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk.
Telephone: 0141 375 6001.

 

Stuart Thompson, Vice Principal Finance & HR.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Principal and Executive Leadership Team in the successful realisation of Our Purpose, Our Way and strategic plans.
  • Executive leadership responsibility for Finance, Procurement, Student Experience & Student Records.
  • Lead on strategic financial planning and SFC funding discussions.
  • Establishment of a unique culture, ethos and brand awareness and reputation.
  • Champion of change, communication, continuous improvement and empowerment.

Contact
Email: stuart.thompson@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk.
Telephone: 0141 375 6809.

 

Roy Gardner, Executive Director Corporate Development & Innovation.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Principal in the successful realisation of Our Purpose and Our Way and strategic plans.
  • Executive Leadership responsibility for Corporate Development and Innovation.
  • Lead the College’s provision for International, Commercial and Corporate Development.
  • Champion of change, communication, continuous improvement and empowerment.

Contact
Email: roy.gardner@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk
Telephone: 0141 375 5208