College Welcomes New Principal

30th January 2018 11:46am - Return to press releases

College Welcomes New Principal

East Riding College welcomed new Principal Mike Welsh in January, following the retirement of Derek Branton after 13 years at the College. 

Mike was formerly Deputy Principal at the College of North West London, a large further education college ranked in the top 15% of colleges nationally.  His experience includes working as a musician, music teacher, senior leader, Ofsted inspector and parent governor, within a range of schools, FE colleges and private training providers.

Mike knows the Yorkshire region well, having studied at Bretton Hall as a young musician and having set up Access to Music in Hull some years ago.   

Read Mike's interview with the Bridlington Free Press

See Mike's senior manager profile