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Simon Nixon

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Simon was appointed Principal and Chief Executive of Preston College in April 2023, having held the post in an interim capacity since July 2022.

He has worked in further education since 2000, mainly in Resources leadership roles but with a strong emphasis on issues affecting all areas of College life. He has a particular interest in staff and learner wellbeing, wanting to ensure that everyone that comes to Preston College, in any capacity, has the best possible experience.

As the first in his family to attend university, he has a passion for education and its power to transform lives. Values of public service are important to Simon, with a particular focus on integrity and transparency.