Collab Group is a UK wide body of FE colleges and college groups. Its member colleges are like-minded, forward-thinking peer organisations that endorse and contribute to our shared ambition.
Collab Group colleges work together to promote and further the interests of the college sector's large providers and provide solutions to the UK's skills and economic growth challenges. Collab Group supports the future of UK wide technical education through four strategic themes:
The Collab Group team bring a wealth of experience to their positions. We are passionate about working with our colleges to develop and deliver training that creates value for learners, Government, and Industry.
Sarah joined Collab Group in early 2022 as a business administrator and was promoted to Executive Assistant and Office Manager in September of that year. Sarah is an exceptionally organised administrator with a passion for the FE sector and ensures the smooth running of Collab Group’s activities whilst also supporting the Chief Executive
Chief Executive since September 2015, he has had a range of senior roles in a variety of organisations in the public and commercial sector. He deals with a wide range of stakeholders in the development of sustainable technical and professional education to enable a transformation of the productive capacity of the UK economy.
Teddy joined Collab Group in 2021. He leads on several policy areas as well as our sharing of practice strategic theme. With experience in public affairs and campaigns, Teddy works to improve analysis and engagement with key stakeholders, as well as to inform best practices within the sector.
Kishan joined Collab Group as a Policy Research Officer in 2022. Alongside policy work, he leads our Marketing and HR networks and works on our Talent & Leadership theme.
Collab Group is governed by a dedicated Board of Directors who are leaders in the College Sector and share a commitment to our goals and objectives.
Our partners bring external expertise and insights to assist Collab Group and its members to achieve our strategic ambitions. We collaborate with partners in the skills and employment sector and organisations in higher education, the legal industry, labour market analysts, awarding organisations and more. By leveraging a broad base of expertise, we can fulfil our ambitions to transform the current system of technical and professional education.