Governing Body Membership


Mr David Whitaker

Mr David Whitaker

College Governor

Governor since 2009, following five years as an external member of the Audit Committee.

Qualified Accountant with over 40 years’ experience in the public and private sectors, principally in the NHS.

Finance Director of North Tees NHS Trust from its inception in 1992 until 1996. Moved to the Department of Health until 2003, working in Durham, Leeds and London. Subsequently, Finance Director for North Tyneside and Newcastle Primary Care Trusts, and Director of Resources at the national Health & Social Care Information Centre (based in Leeds).

Recent work has been in consultancy, mainly in the public sector, dealing with the establishment of new and merging organizations, governance, audit, probity and systems.