Vice Chairman of Governors
Ashley was appointed College Governor on 25 March 2013 having initially served as an External Member of the Standards Committee.
As a Chartered Chemical Engineer with both sales and marketing experience, Ashley has had over 30 years’ experience working in a range of technical and commercial roles for both small and large companies, latterly in the Chemical Industry on Teesside.
Ashley has always had a passion for bridging the communication divide between IT and Marketing. Core areas of expertise are related to business strategy development, value delivery, change management, marketing, and sales.
Ashley now advises SME companies in taking full advantage of the internet as an additional marketing and sales channel opportunity.
Ashley was elected as the Vice Chairman of Governors from the 1 August 2016 and is also the Chair of the Standards Committee. Ashley also serves on a number of other Committees, notably Audit & Risk, Remuneration and Search & Governance.